Hi all, before I update blog I just want to give a summary on Turkey
Got to say I really enjoyed the country It was a journey of contrasts from the Kurdish south eastern corner, to Cappadoccia (the real middle earth, a great highlight of the trip) to the southern coast (great beaches) and to finish it with a memorable visit to Galipolli.
I know I keep going on about it but, the only negative was the price of fuel, probably my biggest expense.
The people are friendly and no touts to hassle you. On the whole the roads were great apart from the loads of gravel in the southeast, this was mainly due to the harsh winter there and they have to repair the roads in the summer.
The scenery was amazing in parts and plenty to keep me interested, gone are the long straight desert roads of Iran.
The accommodation was pretty good as well and pretty reasonable price wise.
The food was fantastic (true for the whole trip) but did have a few to many Kebabs!
Lots of vegetables and loads of cheese. Breakfast in hotels always consisted of boiled egg, cheese, tomato and cucumber and at least a half loaf of bread. I ate far to much bread.
So yes I really enjoyed Turkey, it was a lot easier travelling than all the previous countries. It always felt that I was on the home leg and with that the realization that my trip will soon be coming to an end.....not sure I like that
Would I visit Turkey again?
Yes and next time I would make it to Istanbul.
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