Travel Blogs from Gumbet
... I would travel west from Erzurum to
Italy, where I could purchase a cheap flight to Addis Ababa.
-----But, first I had to get to Italy. And say good-bye to Turkey. Could a donkey help me do this!?
-----No. No really.
-----It was -10 degrees Celsius (15 Fahrenheit), and I was covered
in warm clothes, when I began my hitchhiking trip in a village west of
Erzurum. It was December 14th. The air sparkled with silver: tiny
snowflakes falling in the dim ...
... It's a student town, yet it feels refined and mature. At 600,000 people, it's quite big, but feels much smaller. The streets are lined with big leafy trees, and a river winds through the downtown, where wide boulevards are filled with well-dressed young people. A tram system makes it easy to get about. Live music belts out from the bars after dark. There are very few headscarves to be seen, but lots of designer denim, high heels and radical haircuts. The local ...
... as I greatly enjoyed this type of travelling where so much beauty could be seen from the comfort of my seat. Michel couldn’t care less….he was sleeping on his reclined seat right next to me. As a matter of fact…..so was Daghan, our guide.
Two and a half hours later, a twenty minute stop was made which allowed us to stretch and use the restrooms. Well……different restrooms ...
... 305;pod to Blof Marco Borsato and other Dutch artıst whıle drınkıng some Effes beer. We are goıng to Ankara today and probebly travel further south even today. No pıc's yet, they wıll follow from Ankara.
Greetıngs, Chrıs and ...
... 304; had to wait before meeting Unal.
A guy approached me and started speaking English to me as if he knew me. İ assumed that this was Unal and that he had found me earlier than expected by chance. We went to the cafeteria and once İ was freed from my lycra İ got to meet all of Canturk's friends. As well as the food that he had insisted he buy for me his friend came over and dumped a load more food on my tray. ...