• Turkey

    From Cappadocia to Erzincan-10 days crossing the mountains

    We have left Cappadocia on 19 May towards Erzincan. We made our route profile through the mountains, because we do not like to go on national roads, we chose bypassing through villages, with poor roads, climbs and descents and climbs, and the highest hills in Turkey so far, so we managed to do 630 kilometers, 10.869 m accumulated altitude, in 10 days of pedaling without any rest day. We were chased by the storms, the rain caught us, the bicycles were full of mud, we cleaned them, and then mud again, we descend some gravel roads , we felt like mountain biking, but a little more complicated to get off with…

  • Turkey

    Cappadocia

    A “must see” in Turkey is Cappadocia, a unique and particularly beautiful area in Central Anatolia. We arrived there on the evening of 10 May, Vlad’s birthday. Wonderful place to celebrate such an event. There are some theories about how this area was formed, but what seemed to us to be remembered was about the three volcanic mountains: Erciyes, Hasan and Melendiz Dagları, that erupted more than 30 million years ago, covering the Urgup plateau in ash . The resulting volcanic ash was the raw material for the formation of the volcanic tuff, the specific rock for that area. Over millions of years erosion dug in this soft, sandy or brick-like…