February 2020

January 2020

Day 468 to 479

2020-01-25T13:05:25+00:00January 16th, 2020|Middle East, Turkey|

Hope 2020 has got off to a cracking start for you all. I certainly had a White New Year with snow everywhere - but this was more than made up for the incredible warmth and generosity of the rural Turks.

December 2019

Day 440 to 454

2019-12-31T10:41:42+00:00December 24th, 2019|Middle East, Turkey|

Ho... Ho... Hope this finds you in the festive spirit! Did you know Santa comes from Turkey? Total mileage walked is now 5722 miles (9208 kms). Here's the last few diary entries of 2019...

Day 425 to 439

2019-12-26T11:46:38+00:00December 11th, 2019|Middle East, Turkey|

Sadly, due to insurmountable long term visa issues, my Russia dream is kaput, so I'm now taking a Middle Easterly route and the good news - I am still in splendid, snow blasted Turkey, a place that has really won my heart.

November 2019

Day 409 to 424

2019-12-04T12:59:53+00:00November 21st, 2019|Bulgaria, Europe, Turkey|

Istanbul! Overjoyed to have made it! Overlooking the mighty Bosphorus as I write - it was dark when I walked into the city on Tuesday but I plan to take a plunge later to celebrate. Water likely to be a bit parky and polluted but it has to be done!