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... our lifeline.
What more to add, save the journey into eastern Turkey from Tuesday morning; final beers in the dining car that night; savouring the platforms of Kayseri and Sivas stations...
Now I'm not known for my early rising, but whilst many of us slumbered on, the rise of mountains and the approach of the wild had me playing ' Name that Animal' with Iman at the corridor window. Seabhac/shahin (i.e. hawk) was ...
... asked him where he s from and he said Seattle! I wish him lucks with the Seahawks since this could be their year... Very surprisingly, as soon as we entered Iraqi airspace we were in clouds! This wasn't supposed to happen! We were supposed to have crystal clear blue skies with unlimited visibility. Instead next thing we knew we picked up a little ice on our pitot heat intake and our airspeed started to decrease. This was the kind of thing we had to worry about around Iqaluit, ...
... Ronaldo), the bus driver, and either another bus driver and a couple of their friends or so it seems.
We left Van early Tuesday morning at 9am onwards to Van, arriving 4.30am the following morning.
The journey was very long and arduous, and it just isnt something I will ever get used to. Every few hours the bus would stop at road restaurants along the way where there are men outside waiting ...
... They have dated
the Hittite people back to 10,000 BC. We
think of ancient people as primitive but they weren’t. They carved stone and worked metal into
jewelry using tools they made themselves.
They sheared their angora sheep and rabbits and spun and wove the wool
into clothes and rugs. We then visited
the Citadel of Ankara, the Castle District.
It’s the oldest ...
... half the price of Istanbul. We then braved a heaving supermarket which turned out to be cheap as chips! So thank you for having us briefly Ankara but see you probably never again.
Our campsite was 20 odd kms south of Ankara on a lake. It was quite nice and we were the only ones there. The campsite was connected to a hotel so we went in for a drink and got a free fruit platter - nice touch - then bed.
Tomorrow another early rise and we drive to Cappadocia.