On the road

Cyprus: left and north sides of things! (Nicosia, Cyprus – KM 9,575)

Cyprus: left and north sides of things! (Nicosia, Cyprus – KM 9,575)

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-Hello Nüzhet! We have decided to stop our Turkey tour here in Kizkalesi. We are backtracking to Taşucu and will embark on the midnight ferry to Cyprus tonight. Thank you for all the information you provided us regarding the Yörük nomads of Turkey. J+P –Merhaba J+P! You probably had aRead More »

Return journey amongst the Yörük! (Silifke, Turkey – KM 8,935)

Return journey amongst the Yörük! (Silifke, Turkey – KM 8,935)

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We are bouncing on the back seat of a pick-up truck, on our way to meet Yörük nomads, because Pierre broke a tooth on a cherry pit. The small pebble-like seed was in some delicious jam laid on the table at an elaborate brunch in Tarsus. A week later PierreRead More »

Cold wave in Anatolia! (Taşucu, Turkey – KM 8,390)

Cold wave in Anatolia! (Taşucu, Turkey – KM 8,390)

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On the day that we are finaly leaving Göreme National Park and Cappadocia, we are in Ürgüp and get invited inside a carpet shop for some tea. The employee insists we stay longer to meet his Canadian friend Deborah. Originally from Edmonton and now relocated to Vancouver Island, she hasRead More »

Cappadocia calling! (Uçhisar, Turkey – KM 7,875)

Cappadocia calling! (Uçhisar, Turkey – KM 7,875)

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Good maps are essential to great ventures on secondary roads and we invested 60 liras in the Adim Adim Türkiye, a heavy road atlas with a 1:400,000 scale, before we left Istanbul. Riding into the giant city had been eventful enough that it was understood that, after extending our stayRead More »