Beysehir to Yalvac October 3rd 2010 Day 8 Sunday 3rd October 2010 58 miles
Started out in bright sun again to pass by some old unoccupied houses of wood where the animals were kept underneath the living quarters. We saw another old well on the roadside and used it to top up our supplies. Lunch of fish by old antique stall at top of hill in the middle of nowhere. Need I say we were into a head wind again, ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Beysehir 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