Posts Tagged ‘Isztambul’

The video is from our first 2 days in Asia – we became glommed by the police

July 29th, 2011 4 comments

This 10 minutes is about this 2 days, and produced for the visual and lazy people ! :)


One week in Istanbul – Part 2

July 20th, 2011 8 comments

We had two favourite foods in Istanbul: lahmacun, a thin crust pastry with red meat and spice sauce, which you get a bit of vegetable with. You can pile the veg on top of it and then roll it up and eat it.

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One week in Istanbul – 1. part

July 18th, 2011 5 comments

Find our home in Istanbul – not easy…

Arriving to Istanbul was not that hard that we thought. The traffic is acceptable, the only thing you need is to flow with others. This is the key element of driving in Asia I can say. So do not be bothered by nothing, even if you see a burning car.
(watch your video about arriving to Istanbul here!)

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The four days in Turkey

July 15th, 2011 9 comments

Farewell from Ali

We left Edirne in the morning. Ali joined us for the first 25kms before we stopped in a village for a tea.

The locals were sitting at the tables, were playing cards and drinking tea. It was half lira so we had some too and also bought a large box of ice cream for 3 liras. During the break we cleaned the chains cause it was due despite they were still in working order. We said good bye form Ali, we had a good time with him, it was a nice change before three of us hit the road again.

The road was still undulating; we planned to go till Kirklareli, 60kms from Edirne, but the hills tired us out so we arrived there only in dinner time. Zita and Dani went shopping to the local BIM while I looked after the bikes. Read more…

Conquest of Istanbul by bike

July 14th, 2011 6 comments

We didn’t ride to Istambul via the quickest, simpliest way (D100), cause we knew it’s a nightmare. We thought it will be a piece of cake getting into the city of 8 million people on recumbents…

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