They say the word "turquoise" comes from the French for "Turkish coast." And after a week of gorgeous vistas on the Lycian Way in southern Turkey, our editors had no trouble believing it. They trekked across black-sand beaches, past ancient sunken cities, and through some of the world's last remaining Lebanon cedar forests. Consider this gallery just a preview; you'll see more stories about how to repeat their trek in future issues.
This fall, our editors took an 8-day journey along Turkey's Lycian Way trail. Here's the hikers' paradise they discovered.