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From Cappadocia to Erzincan-10 days crossing the mountains

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…

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Central Anatolia

Central Anatolia

After more then 2000 km of cycling, on a road better suited for mountain biking, with climbs and descent on gravel roads, crossing Central Anatolia, we found the perfect camping spot, with a nice view.

Cappadocia

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…

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