Travel Blogs from Edirne, Turkey

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Finally out of Istanbul, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Finally out of Istanbul

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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First trip completely outside of Istanbul.  Edirne!  Will upload post and pictures ...

Pit Stop, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Pit Stop

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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Before heading back to Istanbul, I decided to make one finial stop in Turkey. After some research and suggestions from friends, I picked Edirne. It is a small city near the border of Greece and Bulgaria. To get there the bus had to first cross the ...

Svelingrad, Edirne, Uzuncopru, Turkey, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Svelingrad, Edirne, Uzuncopru, Turkey

A travel blog entry by michael_bromby

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... turn freely. It was already 10am and I wanted to get going. I could have a good look at the bike at my next stop in Edirne, Turkey. Again it was foggy but I felt better after a day off cycling. I made it to the Turkish border after 20km. This was a ...

Border Misunderstanding, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Border Misunderstanding

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... go to Edirne. Additionally, Edirne was the location of the Selimiye Camii (Mosque) said to be the Architect Sinan's supreme creation. Also, Edirne was  just a few kilometers from the Greek border, which I would have to cross into, and by returning to ...

We made it to turkey, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

We made it to turkey

A travel blog entry by p45

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...  What a difference.  There were mosques everywhere and old bridges and so much historical ruins. This city was the old Turkey capital and apparently the most fought over piece of land in history of the world. Right where East meets West. The ...

Debut kebab!, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Debut kebab!

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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... never sure what was around the corner. We also cracked 38°C... no need to do that again. Making good time and with Turkey in striking distance we decided to keep going, heading for Edirne. The border was well organised and the crossing progressed ...

Triple H (if H means either X or oil), Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Triple H (if H means either X or oil)

A travel blog entry by mishaley

... nearly perfectly with our time in Turkey, was Kirkpinar , the 624-year-old Turkish oil wrestling festival held annually in Edirne , a small town near the Bulgarian and Greek borders.  I had resolved early on that this is one festival we were not ...

Edirne, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Edirne

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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... ;The Eski Cami was interesting. It was unlike other mosques I have seen before, although it was not spectacular by any means.   Edirne itself was an uninspiring city. It struck me as a smaller, dirtier, less pleasant Istanbul. I had a nice lunch of ...

Leisure in Edirne.., Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Leisure in Edirne..

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... ignoring the smell of their sewage). Then back to the hotel; buy lunch and sleep. Its going to take time to adjust to turkey. I finally play the economist readings on my mobile; its very satisfing to hear such things discussed aloud. Later i go out and ...

Talkin' Turkey, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Talkin' Turkey

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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... . We’ll check out Edirne, our first Turkish city, tomorrow. September 27 Well, we are only a few dozen kms into Turkey, but Edirne gave us a good taste of things to come. Our first reaction was, wow, now this is different! Downtown Edirne is filled ...

Aangekomen in turkye, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Aangekomen in turkye

A travel blog entry by motokoerier

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... een bed en breakfast lavanterhof in lavant . Op de koop toe kreeg ik s'morgens nog wat extra spiegeleieren om er kloek op te staan voor de volgende etappe . Dat is een 10 waard bij booking.com Nu even wat rust en sightseeing in edirne en dan naar ...

On the Road again, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

On the Road again

A travel blog entry by mary_zell

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... much in the middle of nowhere. Luckily there was a man coming back from celebrating Christmas in Bulgaria, he was Bulgarian but lived in Turkey (and spoke Turkish,) and he also got off the bus to head to a different town. He tried to bargain a cab ride ...

Sightseeing in Edirne, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Sightseeing in Edirne

A travel blog entry by mary_zell

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... a late start. I got into the center of Edirne by myself, a 10 minute ride on a bus or dolmus (minibus.) The dolmuses in Edirne are fantastic. I never had to wait more than 5 minutes while i was in Edirne, and instead of having set stops you can flag one ...

Relaxing in Edirne, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Relaxing in Edirne

A travel blog entry by mary_zell

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The next day I was planning to leave for Istanbul, but we slept in and then Volkan convinced me to stay another day. I was having a really good time, part of me thought I should hurry up and get to Istanbul which is a huge city with lots to see and do. ...

My first hamam (turkish bath), Edirne, Turkey travel blog

My first hamam (turkish bath)

A travel blog entry by mary_zell

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... (Turkish bath) and says "Some people might find a visit to the women's side a little too authentic for comfort." (Lonely Planet Turkey, 2005, p. 150) My first reaction was, what the hell does that mean? And then I immediately thought, well now I have to ...

Driving!, Edirne, and Gelibolu, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Driving!, Edirne, and Gelibolu

A travel blog entry by mawakefi

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... carved with a gryphon. Outside the museum was a small graveyard with marble column fragments intermixed with tombstones. We left Edirne for Gelibolu at approximately 3:30pm, driving over an old Roman bridge - very narrow, but very sturdy, despite our ...

Entriamo in Turchia, Kesan, Turkey travel blog

Entriamo in Turchia

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

La frontiera è piuttosto macchinosa, dobbiamo fermarci a 3 o 4 blocchi per il visto di Grace, che in quanto cittadina britannica non gode dei vantaggi degli italiani, per mostrare il libretto dell'auto e infine per dichiarare che non abbiamo merci da ...

Ormanıon - Edırne, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Ormanıon - Edırne

A travel blog entry by achim

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26.05.2011 37. Etappe: 2. Teil Startzeit: 11:00 Uhr km: 55 Gesamt km: 2940 Start: Ziel: Edırne Campıng Grenzuebertrıtt ın dıe Tuerkeı Nach der Grenze fahren wır auf eıner neuen und ...

Border crossing into Bulgaria, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Border crossing into Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by joelwx39

At about 2 in the morning we stopped at the train station for a passport check. ...

Bulgarien - erlebnisreich, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Bulgarien - erlebnisreich

A travel blog entry by heika

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Diesen Blogeintrag schreibe ich aus Edirne, einer Stadt in der Türkei, nahe an der Türkisch- griechisch-Bulgarischen Grenze. Einer Stadt voll Leben, Lichter, Farben und Gerüchen nach leckerem Essen. In Rumänien habe ich mich letztendlich gegen die ...

Turkısh delıght, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Turkısh delıght

A travel blog entry by steffeff

We fınally made ıt to Turkey! It ıs a completely dıfferent world...perhaps even more so ın thıs busy border market town. The town ıs a lıvely maze of narrow streets and shops and bazars and fountaıns and ...

Edirne, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Edirne

A travel blog entry by galova

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Гостоприемни приятели ...

End of Romania, Bit of Bulgaria, Start of Turkey, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

End of Romania, Bit of Bulgaria, Start of Turkey

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex

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... aiming for somewhere near the Turkish border. Depending on how we go the goal will be either Svilengrad in Bulgaria or Edirne in Turkey.   Having done the typical peruse through the Lonely Planet's Thorn Tree forum, a few comments suggest that the ...

Should I stay or should I go now?, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Should I stay or should I go now?

A travel blog entry by aidan1150

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WTF?  I mean, really, WTF? I have been up since 7.30am drinking chai and looking outside on a virtual monsoon and the water is running down the streets.  Shite. This past half an hour I have been checking various weather websites, some telling ...

Turkey, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by manzo

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J#25 To the Turkish border, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

J#25 To the Turkish border

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

Surrounded my hungry mosquitoes who seemed to be leaving all the other passengers alone, I tried to cross into Turkey but it wasn't as easy as the brochures make out. I knew from previous visits that you need a visa stamped in your passport and it costs ...

On to Turkey., Edirne, Turkey travel blog

On to Turkey.

A travel blog entry by jimfavor1

... we visited the largest of the local mosques.  "Soaring toward the heavens, the vast Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, Turkey, represents the pinnacle of Sinan's achievement. Light flooding through curtain walls illuminates geometric designs, arabesques, ...

Turkey I'm here, Ipsala, Turkey travel blog

Turkey I'm here

A travel blog entry by biker_mike2013

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... it took me about 45 mins to get through, and 10 mins of that was waiting to leave Greece. So I now have vehicle insurance for Turkey (for 3 months, its the minimum amount they do) and two stamps in my passport.  One is for the motorbike to make sure ...

Selimiye Mosque, Edirne, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

Selimiye Mosque, Edirne

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

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... so vehicle access is very difficult. It was very difficult getting to the hotel because of the one way street pattern. The area around Edirne has been the site of no fewer than 16 major battles and sieges dating back to the ancient Greeks. At one time ...

à Edirne, porte de sortie de la Turquie, Edirne, Turkey travel blog

à Edirne, porte de sortie de la Turquie

A travel blog entry by gadjoxav

1 bonne journée à Edirne avant d'entrer en ...

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