Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Over hill and dale and hill and hill – Didim to Bodrum (100/13,376k)

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(written by Nancy) The aim this morning was to leave a bit earlier than usual, given the long day we had planned so we were up at 6:15, packing and eating our oatmeal for breakfast.  I think the people on … Continue reading

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Double day and the wind – Selçuk to Didim (97/13,276 k)

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(written by Dave) Not planning a long day today, we were slow getting out of the guesthouse in the morning.  I think it was close to 9:30 by the time we said goodbye and good luck to Tom, the owner/operator.  … Continue reading

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Old stuff day number two in Selçuk – Ephesus

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(written by Nancy) Last night for dinner we ended up at a little restaurant in the middle of town (which is just a 5min walk from our guesthouse) and had some delicious lentil soup and shared a Turkish pizza.  The … Continue reading

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Old stuff day number one in Selçuk

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(written by Dave) Today was our first day being tourist in Selcuk.  We decided to stay in town, saving the bigger site of Ephesus for tomorrow.  Like many of our readers (I’m guessing), we’d never heard of Ephesus before this … Continue reading

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Please don’t shoot – Sigacik/Seferihisar to Selçuk (78/13,179ks)

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(written by Nancy) We had a good sleep last night – it was very quiet at the hotel and there was very little traffic on the road outside.  I think it is really a sleepy little town.  Dave has included … Continue reading

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Great first day riding in Turkey – Cesme to Sigacik/Seferihisar (80/13,101 ks)

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(written by Dave) We’ve had a great first day riding in Turkey.  After another excellent brekkie at the hotel and a send off from Emre (the hotel owner and wonderful host), we hit the road about 9AM.  We didn’t make … Continue reading

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Untourist day in Cesme, Turkey

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(written by Dave) Europe, including Turkey, changed their clocks overnight to day-light-savings.  We had no idea that this was coming.  We can’t read Greek or Turkish, so the recent newspapers would have been no use.  Same for the news on … Continue reading

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Into Turkey!

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(written by Nancy) Well, two ferries and a bit of wandering later and here we are, in Cesme Turkey! Our first ferry did not leave Piraeus until 9pm yesterday so we had the day to do a bit more sightseeing.  … Continue reading

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Last post from Schengen – maybe – from Athens

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(written by Dave) We decided to work on chores today, and play tomorrow before we catch the ferry to Turkey at 9PM.  This may be our last post from the Schengen region as I’m pretty sure we won’t be able … Continue reading

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Athens and the Acropolis

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(written by Dave) It is really hard to know what to write about today.  We basically visited the Acropolis and a few nearby sites.  All of these sites are very well documented on the internet so there is little that … Continue reading