Tag Archive: 2014 Ride

Central Anatolian Trek, or Büyük Anadolu Tür: Part 5

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Day Four. Wednesday, 20 August. From campsite west of Bağlama to Altunhisar. Contributed by Donna Landry Today we left camp at 7:50 and headed for the hills – literally. First we came to… Continue reading

Central Anatolian Trek, or Büyük Anadolu Tür: Part 4

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Day Three. Tuesday, 19 August. Derinkuyu to west of Bağlama. Contributed by Donna Landry This morning some of the farmworkers’ children came to have a ride on the horses. The amiable Kelebek did… Continue reading

Central Anatolian Trek, or Büyük Anadolu Tür: Part 3

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Day Two. Monday, 18 August. Ibrahimpaşa to Derinkuyu. Contributed by Donna Landry We set off as agreed at 7:30 towards the underground city of Derinkuyu. Soon we would be out of familiar territory… Continue reading

Central Anatolian Trek, or Büyük Anadolu Tür: Part 6

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Day Five. Thursday, 21 August, 2014. From Altunhisar to Zengen. Contributed by Donna Landry We set forth at 7:40 from the cattle market, basking in the morning cool, and wound the rest of… Continue reading

Central Anatolian Trek, or Büyük Anadolu Tür: Part 2

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Day One. Sunday, 17 August. Avanos to Ibrahimpaşa. Contributed by Donna Landry Starting out on an expedition is always nerve-wracking. In Turkey it is also always late, or at least several hours later… Continue reading