PAWS HQ – Üzümlü’s new look animal charity

Written by Steve Parsley for Fethiye Times. Featured image: A certain special guest added a little colour to the launch of the new PAWS HQ, with “Tigger” (Dean Baker) in time to meet the muktar.  A new era of animal welfare began in Yeşilüzümlü this week with the official opening of the headquarters of a new-look charity […]

Üzümlü celebrates spring with a festival of fun

The 11th Yeşilüzümlü spring mushroom and dastar festival was a huge success at the weekend – despite the weather. Supported every year by Fethiye Belediye, the programme began on Friday afternoon and continued into Saturday when persistent, heavy rain meant crowds may have been a little depleted – but Sunday’s attendance more than made up for […]

Discovering the real Üzümlü

This article was written for Fethiye Times by Steve Parsley. It’s a little unfair that when Üzümlü – or Yeşilüzümlü to give it its Sunday name – made the international headlines back in 2016 it was for all the wrong reasons. Men from the village had become frustrated by the local young ladies’ propensity for leaving […]

Üzümlü celebrates spring with a festival of fun

This article was written for Fethiye Times by Steve Parsley The 11th Yeşilüzümlü spring mushroom and dastar festival was a huge success at the weekend – despite the weather. Supported every year by Fethiye Belediye, the programme began on Friday afternoon and continued into Saturday when persistent, heavy rain meant crowds may have been a little […]