Sultanhani to Konya October 1st 2010 Day 6 Friday 1st October 2010 66 miles
After a good sleep during the carpet sales talk, and in bed later, we had pancakes for breakfast prepared outside before setting off onto another long staight main road heading SW, need I say into the wind again. It was a bit cooler since I had to wear a jacket over my shirt for the first 5 miles and then it warmed up again into the 30's. On this ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Konya Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
I am a retired engineer, born in 1945, who loves cycle touring. I have ridden Lands End John O Groats, C2C, the Three Towers (Blackpool - London -Paris Blackpool), European section of North Sea Cycle Route (Rotterdam to Bergen), several sportives and trips to Spain and the Alps, Slovenia, Turkey, Japan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu (India), Vietnam, China, Australia, including Tasmania and New Zealand.
This was followed by a trip to South Island New Zealand for three weeks in Jan/Feb 09 and one week in Geelong, OZ, to see my son.
I ride several sportives each year and ride one day every week wit... full info