travel42 Port Guide: Bodrum

Bodrum travel42 Port of Call Guide

Bodrum, Turkey, is a resort spread out on two crescent-shaped bays 320 mi/515 km southwest of Istanbul.

It has become a magnet for the jet set, and its artsy feel is being overrun with development. Well-intentioned planning laws forbid construction of houses more than two stories tall, with the result that today's Bodrum has thousands of identical white sugar-cube houses—empty for all but two weeks out of the year—spreading out like Legoland in every direction.

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