The Trojan Horse – Peter 1

The Trojan Horse - Peter
29th July 2015:  We decided to miss Istanbul (Barry doesn’t like driving in big cities) and instead headed straight for Canakkale a small town on the eastern side of the Gallipoli Peninsula. On the way we got our first view of Europe as we drove along the Black Sea. We stopped and all had a ...

Bursa – Peter

Bursa - Peter
July 2015:  Leaving Es…. we by skirted Ankara and stopped at Bursa. Ankara looked like a mini Chinese town with all it’s high rise apartments built in blocks of 10 – 20. The apartment blocks were not as tall as in China and seemed to have more space between the blocks themselves. Still looked pretty ...

Turkey, Turkey – Mike 3

Turkey, Turkey - Mike
26th July 2015: We crossed into Turkey on Friday 24 July. We need to get to Istanbul airport by 1 August for Tom to head of back to Australia and for me to fly to Rome to meet up with Fiona and Tina. I have arranged pick our leased 308 Peugeot to allow us all ...

Carpet Land … Tabriz – Mike

26th July 2015: On the 24 July we crossed into Turkey …and to our surprise it was an easy crossing . But before I go on I want say how great Tabriz was. Tabriz is the centre of the carpet trade. And it has the oldest bazar on the planet…. Apparently been operating for a ...
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