[PIC] Turkey

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From Cappadocia ot the North-East of Turkey: Anatolia in diagonal

We will enjoy the company of the Anatolian plateau until the end of Turkey, what a beauty with its colours and its hills ! We spent days pedalling through the wheat reserve of Turkey, then other days viewing wonderful valleys. SCAM alert : following a river does NOT mean the terrain is flat !

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We will remember some of the …

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Alex’s parents tell the tale: cycling Cappadocia

FOREWORD

Well… Tradition would have it that bike travellers joigning Alex and Sego for a bit are to write an article… Only one fear though: will the words match the magic experienced on this shared path ?

Denis : « If someone had told me that I would ride 500km with more than 4000m of level difference, under the August

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From Antalya to Konya

We leave Antalya in direction of the Anatolian plateau. Getting into the mountains, the road gets steep and is made of dirt, rocks, and sticky concrete because of the sun. Villages and markets are scarce: “market yok, ekmek yok” (no market, no bread), people are telling us. After two days on forced diet, we finally find with pleasure a bakery

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On the road again ! South-West of Turkey, from Izmir to Antalya

Here we goooo, happy us to be on the road again ! We headed to Efes to visit the bes preserved greek ruins of Europe. Despite the selfie-stick crowd, the theatre and the other remains were truly splendid.

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Efes

Here we go agaaaaain… CRAC ! Ups, that’s it for Alex’s fork, just to slow us down… After some small …

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Turkish urban intermezzo

Our wheels are now riding in Asia ! Turquey starts this new chapter of our journey…

We arrived in Izmir, at a former schoolmate’s appartment. Christophe is volunteering in this open-minded city, and between Turquey lifestyle and his multiple projects, he appears to be living the dream ! It was very refreshing to see him again, chat and discover …

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