On a normal day, the Turkish people are working hard, and for many hours. On the other hand, when weekend finally pops up, they are quiet good at finding the picnic basket, and heading for the mountains north of Alanya. The better-off will visit restaurants and order a delicious brunch, including all the Turkish specialties one can only dream about
The working class Turkish has made a d-i-y basket, and has stowed basket and all the family, regardless how many, on the moped or in the old rig, fearless heading up into the green mountains, with the tall pines, the fresh air and a rich animal life.
The low humidity feels like heaven, when compared to Alanyas hot and dense air in the center. There is plenty of space for the children playing football and the parents to have a relaxed day.
Rent a car, and go without trouble op into the mountains behind Tepe, Bektas and Oba and experience a total different Turkey compared to Alanya. On the way down, you might as well fill the car with fresh fruit and vegetables, which the local farmers offer for sale along the road. Prices are so low, that you will blush.