The Walls of Constantinople

The Walls of Constantinople

The Walls of Constantinople are a succession of walls that have bordered and safeguarded the city of Constantinople (Modern day Istanbul) since it was founded as the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire by Constantine the Great. With multiple additions and renovations throughout their long history, they are one of the greatest and most intricate … Continue reading The Walls of Constantinople

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Ex-mayor of Fethiye succumbs to heart attack on visit to Kayaköy

Ex-mayor of Fethiye, Özer Olgun, recently passed away following a heart attack. He was taken ill while in Kayaköy. Following a funeral ceremony at the New Mosque in the town centre, he was buried at Taşyaka Cemetery. At the time of his death, Özer Olgun was sitting chatting with friends in the garden of Kayaköy … Continue reading Ex-mayor of Fethiye succumbs to heart attack on visit to Kayaköy

Muğla’s taxis fares metered to suit driver and customer

Taxi Sign

In Muğla, the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, Dr. Osman Gürün, has established a new system for taxis based on taximeters in an attempt to make prices fairer and resolve the age-old disputes that so often arise between taxi drivers and their passengers. The new taxi fare system involves the rates on the taximeters decreasing … Continue reading Muğla’s taxis fares metered to suit driver and customer

Fethiye Municipality sues MUÇEV

Fethiye Mayor Behçet Saatçi

Fethiye Mayor Behçet Saatçi, who spoke at the opening of the 19th International Air Games, announced that as a Municipality they will sue MUÇEV soon. Mayor Saatçi said in his statement that "If  promoting the beauty of Fethiye is left to the institutions in Fethiye and STK’s (Non-governmental organisations) instead of  organized by Ankara, all … Continue reading Fethiye Municipality sues MUÇEV