West Turkey

Returning through Europe: Turkey

By |2019-08-15T10:03:51+02:00 28th July, 2016|Categories: Turkey, West Turkey|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Lately we have been a bit quiet. The main reason for this is that we have been cycling strongly across Europe. Updates are coming and this is our first recollection of returning to the Asian side of Istanbul and cycling towards Europe. Finally… a decision was made to fly from Nepal to Turkey and continue cycling from [...]

Istanbul where we met Asia

By |2019-08-15T10:03:17+02:00 19th May, 2014|Categories: Ancient civilizations, Hospitality, Modern cities, Turkey, West Turkey|Tags: , , |

Istanbul is where we met Asia. We cycled in to Istanbul and straight to Sultanahmet, so we were sure that we were in Istanbul and get some great photos with the bikes. We were a bit tired after a bad camp spot in the outskirts of Istanbul and the heavy traffic, so next up was finding our [...]

Via Egnatia on the edge of Europe

By |2019-08-15T10:03:18+02:00 9th May, 2014|Categories: Ancient civilizations, Greece, Turkey, West Turkey|Tags: , , , , , |

The Via Egnatia is an old roman road we had been crossing and following since we entered Albania. Via Egnatia was the first road build by the romans outside Italy. We found it a nice thought that people had travelled this way for thousands of years and now we were here as well. As always we have a [...]