Southern Turkey, the Levant and Cyprus starts with Southern Turkey (Anatolia) and then through the Rhodes Channel to Anamur, from Anamur to the Syrian Frontier, the Levant – Syria, Lebanon and Israel – and then to Cyprus. His approach is firstly practical. He gives chart references, approach and anchorage instructions, information about local officials and procedure, food, weather and general amenities. But he also touches on the historical backgrounds and gives routes to nearby sites of interest or those of particular beauty. He also covers the unfrequented and little-known anchorages, as well as those of the main ports and harbours.