Anzac Cove

Just after 8:30am we headed off to the other side of the Gallipoli Peninsula to see Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Tree and Chunuk Bair.  We found it very moving as we reflected on the incredible bravery of the men who fought here – it made it all the more real for us both.  We have […]

Karaburun > Laodicea (Denizli)>Ephesus (Selcuk)>Pergamon (Bergama)

Karaburun > Denizli 338km Headed inland and this is what we saw for most of the day This is the town to come to if you want to buy your garden ornaments or clay pottery   Laodicea (nr Denizli) We checked into our hotel, had a quick shower, then off on the bikes again to walk […]

Goreme > Erdemli 327km > Karaburun 325km

First course of breakfast at our hotel, then came the omelettes, then fruit platter and pancakes – set us up for the day.  Charlie and I are starting to put some weight back on since we have been in Turkey, which is a good thing, we were getting a bit too skinny!! Before taking off […]

A Day in Goreme

We got up at dawn to watch the air balloons flying over Then after breakfast went off on a tour.  First stop was an underground city which is 4km square and 14 floors deep, although only 8 are open to visit as below that point the tunnels are so narrow you have to crawl through, […]

Akhaltsikhe > Ezurum, Turkey 347km > Zara > Goreme

Wifi in Turkey has been difficult, so on catch up mode once again. Headed to yet another border, this time Turkey and – oh no, a tourist bus – never a good sign at a border.  We were an hour getting through Immigration, and 1.5hrs altogether for both borders. Can’t see the mountains for smoke […]