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Scuba Diving in Fethiye

We dived in Afkule known as Aladdin’s cavern was recently voted in the top 10 dive sites in Turkey. The site is made up of 2 parts, the first part is the cavern itself and the second part is “The Hamam”(Turkish Bath). Descending to 29 meters the cavern allowed us to observed colorful formations. The second part had a small overhang and sandy bottom. After 6-10 mins diving and ascending to 12-15 meters to the Hamam, we entered through a large opening into a closed room. Natural sunlight streams through the window in the ceiling created fantastic light shows. Safety stops were made ...

KOÇ SPORT FEST

We won the first cup in women alpine discipline Koç Fest. It was an honor being part of the successful Bogazici University Skiing Team.

Underwater diving

Underwater diving is the practice of going underwater. The diver may be exposed to the ambient pressure and use breathing apparatus in scuba diving and surface supplied diving or breath-hold for the duration of the dive in freediving. The saturation diving technique can be used to reduce the risk of decompression sickness after long duration deep dives. Atmospheric diving suits may be used to isolate the diver from the effects of high ambient pressure. Although not usually considered to be diving, the use of crewed submersibles can extend the range of possible diving depths, and remotely controlled and robotic diving ...

Kaş Diving Diary-1

We arrived Kaş, Antalya with Büsas(Bogazici University Diving Society). We are waiting for this amazing scuba experience for a long time. Kaş, the visibility range of 40 m, available water heat, and the valuable underwater world is a perfect place to dive. At the same time region of Kaş, Kekova has been included in protected areas since 2006. There are many endangered animals such as sea turtles, Mediterranean monk seal, grouper, and tuna fish at Turkish shores in the Mediterranean sea. After we learned relevant information, we checked into the hotel at the center of Kaş. Then, we took the ...

Dalyan Open-Water Swimming Race

I attained in the first International Dalyan Open-Water Swimming Race. Hundreds of sportspeople from around the world gathered in the Mediterranean coastal town of Dalyan in the province of Muğla to take part in the 1st Dalyan Open Sea Swimming Race. The race which was scheduled to take place on April 17 set off under the event slogan "Swimming with loggerheads." We took the starting point from İztuzu Beach via boats and we were struggling to finish up to the end of a 2,400-meter swimming lane. 

Dalyan and İztuzu Beach are important breeding spots for loggerhead turtles, also known as ...