Category Archives for Turkey

Mongolia Rally Diary: Cappadocia

Day 24 and 25. We understood that it had to be something special on the mountain plateau – it was just too many Japanese with big cameras hanging on their chest, and the buses was lined up next to the small stalls selling colorful nips to the tourists. The heat was almost unbearable when I […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Turkey continued

Day 21 to 23. From Istanbul my travel continued for just 70 kilometers before I reached my next destination: visiting a Couchsurfing friend. Murat stayed at my place last year when he was visiting Norway, and I was so excited to be able to see him again – and also meet and stay with his […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – A taste of Istanbul

We arrived Istanbul in a chaos of traffic and highways, and we had no map, nor no idea on how to get to our destination. We stopped at a gas station to ask for the way, but none of the guys there spoke a word of English – but as we never gave up trying […]

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Balloon ride in Cappadocia

Everything in me screamed «NO» when I finally realized it was the alarm clock which intentionally rang four in the morning. I´m so not a morning person! However, I was excited for this happening, and managed to shake the sleepiness off and start the day way earlier than usual. The first glimpse of Görum in […]

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