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Time to leave Iran for Turkmenistan

Thursday 13 i got an email from Aliya at the Uzbek travel taht my Visa is improved. Unfortunaly I got the message  late aftrnoon and the consulate is closed and not opening until sunday 16 July Waiting, waiting by my campsite, Anything else to do. Sunday 09.00 i was waiting outsie the consulate for my Visa but it took a Little bit longer time than I expected because the main was down, more waiting. 10.30 [...]

By |juli 17th, 2017|Central Asia, Journey Blog|0 Comments

The Iran people… I love them

Before I started my bike trip, I knew that from  the cycling tour last year in Turkey (July 2016, Ankara-Cappadokia-Antalya-Burdus-Istanbul) that the Turks are curious and friendly, and then I read in Fredika's blog, (http://thebikeramble.com) that the Iranians are even more generous and friendly. The colour stands for Islam, Pece and the blood of the  Matyres Now I have been here and cycled in Iran for three weeks and I am reminded several [...]

By |juli 17th, 2017|Central Asia, Journey Blog|0 Comments

Soon I entering the eight contry

From Erzurum it was quite easy cycling to Burgulak and the Iranian border. Though there were a few small 6-7 km long steps to work out. I still cycle through huge valleys and more mountain slopes and passages. They are big and magnificent Just to the right of this mountain passage I se´t up my tent and I woke up in the next moirning together with hundreds of sheep Breakfast with a [...]

By |juli 14th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog|0 Comments

Visum pickup in Erzurum and a Goalkeeper

From Tirebolu I have had a few days of beautiful and adorable cycling but also some hard and tough slopes In June, it's for Muslims their fasting month and then it's hard to find cafes and bars where you can eat and drink coffee so far the sun is up. In Gumushane I get help from an old teacher to find a coffeplace and it was a Little secluded in a narrow alley. After my [...]

By |juli 12th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog|0 Comments

Samsun and caravanpark

During my cycling trip from Istanbul to Sumsun, I get a message from Bernd who harrowed the route to Samsun instead because of all the harsh climbs We decide to get in touch with each other when I arrive in Samsun, but first I drop to Tosya which lies about 170 km from Samsun In Tosya, I look up a bicycle repairer and I also get invited to participate a Ramadan dinner by some young [...]

By |juli 11th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog|0 Comments

Flat tires and Meeting with Bernd again in Samsun

I continue my cycling up and down through Turkey and fascinated by the great valleys. THEY ARE SO GREAT AND MAGNIFIC. You are so small and insignificant among these Mountains. Flat tire  very clse to Atakaracalar My first and second puncture I get near Atakaracalar. Just turning the bike up side down and changing the hose. My next camping below a mountainside before Illgaz and the evning was something extra when I lying [...]

By |juli 10th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog|0 Comments

Istanbul and some problems and climbing to Boulo

Istanbul is a city with many faces, both European and Asian. The city is boiling, but at the same time it is very exciting to experience. Istanbul is a city with many faces, both European and Asian. The city is boiling, but at the same time it is very exciting to experience. While I'm waiting to get on a tour operator who can give me a LOI, I'm a little involved with Bernd, his daughter [...]

By |juli 10th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog|0 Comments