Category Archives: Turkey

Bulgaria – Lyubimets 05 – 06 September 2018

Sile, Turkey to Lyubimets, Bulgaria. First I went across the new Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge , it is the second tallest bridge in the world after the Millau Viaduct in France. This bridge crosses over the Bophorus strait at the north end … Continue reading

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Turkey – Sile, 03 – 04 September 2018

I rode from Amasra to Sile about half through the mountains and half on the freeway, good road, with lots of traffic around the cities. This is the most densely populated area in the country. Sile is a seaside resort … Continue reading

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Turkey – Amasra, 01 – 02 September 2018

Sinop to Amasra along the coast, D010 a route that I was told not to take hahaha and I can see why, in a car it would have been hell. Twisting and winding through the mountains and along the coast, … Continue reading

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Turkey – Sinop, 30 – 31 August 2018

Trabzon to Sinop, once again along the coast but the sea is not always visible, quite busy  for most of the way with many towns and local traffic, good 4 lane road so overtaking was never a problem, many tunnels … Continue reading

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Turkey – Trabzon, 28 – 29 August 2018

Batumi to Trabzon in Turkey involved crossing the border from Georgia to Turkey. It took about 20 minutes to ride from Batumi to the border, there were about 10 cars queued up but no movement.  After 10 minutes in the … Continue reading

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Georgia – Tbilisi, 05 – 09 August 2018

Kars to Tbilisi, I started out with just a long sleeve shirt on, no jacket, temp was 19c and I expected it to warm up as the day progressed, guess again, altitude rose to over 2,000 metres and it got … Continue reading

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Turkey – Kars, 02 – 04 August 2018

Tatvan to Kars via Dogubayazit, first along the shores of Lake Van which is over 1,600 metres next past Mount Ararat, it really stands out among the other mountains and is visible from a long way off. After that a … Continue reading

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