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Old 10-18-2009, 11:21 AM   #226
Dickyb OP
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..........................Demre itself is a fairly workaday down dedicated to plastic agriculture. İf it thrives in a greenhouse it will thrive in Demre. A bite to eat, with tomatoes, revived the spirit.

Around the 4th century AD a chap called (latterly) St Nicholas (Santa Claus) was the bishop around these parts and had his own church, as you would expect. It still ain't finished

but his statue is! For some reason the town is popular with German tourists.

Riding back home was a treat as the sun went down on Demre,


and beyond.


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