I've just got back from Altinkum after 10 days of sunshine, swimming and diving off boats.
The sea was quite warm for the time of year too and crystal clear
I went snorkeling and saw different species of fish...
Then to my horror I've just been reading that beaches have been closed in Bodrum and Marmaris because of sharks
Here's the report........
Beaches closed in Turkey: sharks attacked seashore
"For the first time over several tens of years, a big number of sharks appeared at the western seashore of Turkey. The state of emergency forced local resorts to correct their programs, according to RBC.
A particularly unpleasant situation takes place at Bodrum and Marmaris, which have been popular among tourists. Tens of beaches were closed there, with red flags marking the ban to swim.
According to the information of local rescuers, the sharks have provoked a real panic among tourists. Authorities are trying to calm people down, explaining that the sharks of this species attack people very rarely, and the situation is not as bad as it seems.
At present, scientists have not discovered as yet why sharks appeared at the Aegean Sea shores, where they have not appeared for over 30 years."
Does anyone know what sort of sharks they are and if they will fancy me for dinner!!!
Here's the link to the original article