Description: This is a unique work camp for nature-lovers and back-packers. Lycian Way is Turkey s first long-distance walking route in southwest Turkey.-http://cultureroutesinturkey.com/the-lycian-way/ Demre is the Lycian town of Myra located on the Lycian Way. This spring, a group of international volunteers will be cleaning a historic Lycian site called Hoyran and paths around it for 2 weeks and clearing, waymarking and making paths, and making steps on part of the Lycian Way for 2 more weeks. Volunteers need to be prepared to walk several kilometres during the work each day and to work with sharp tools. You should bring old clothes and good boots. There will be a GENCTUR leader and a local leader who speaks Turkish-English. There may be other local helpers as well on some days.
Type of Work: Clearing scrub and bushes on an historic site. Cleaning and making steps and paths. Waymarking, route-clearing, garbage-collection along the walking route. We would also like someone to photograph or film activities on the route and make a blog or short film.
Accommodation: A: For the first two weeks: At Hoyran village s old school; sleeping-bag and mat are necessary. For the second two weeks: At Kapakl253; village, in supplied tents. Bring your own tent if you wish. The two camps are only 2-3km apart. F: Materials and food will be supplied by the local municipality and the Cultural Routes Society. Volunteers will be responsible for preparing meals for the group by daily turns.
Requirements: Volunteers need to be prepared to walk several kilometres during the work each day and to work with sharp tools. You should bring old clothes and good boots.
Approximate Location: Demre is the nearest town to the project site (8km), which is in the south-west of Turkey. On our off days, we can visit Myra historic site, Lycian Civilisations museum, swimming and boating.
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