September 04, 2004 GMT
chris's bits

So in the UK for a few days for the funeral and time to reflex on the journey so far. Turkey only three and half days from England, what a gem of a country. The wonderful people, even filling up with petrol becomes an event, tea is always offered.The architecture of the blue mosque in Istanbul, the scenery of Cappadocia , riding along lake van and more old rocks to keep the greatest Archaeologist happy.

Murret camping at Dogubayazit, the view from here - amazing like a scene from mad max image click here
great place to have your first or last beer depending on which direction your going. On a trip you always meet up with people going the same way by what ever means of transport, bus, truck or push bike and meeting up with them again after a week or so is always fun, to hear their stories, a few beers drunk and we people we met though out turkey. Philip who heading to Kathmandu by bus and karolina who heading to Greece, cheers see you on the road soon

Time now to move on, it would have been great to climb Mount Arrat, another time events over took us and Tehran is the goal; click back into courier mode for a few days .

The driving here has to be seen to be believed heaps of fun really keeps you on your toes. Donít believe ever thing the media says the people we have met have been great, People are helpful to the extreme

After our break our first stop will been back to the castle of the assassins at almut then to Esfan and Shiras to thank key to Persia travel agency for one thing as they really helped us with our visa,s

take care

Posted by Richard Stone at September 04, 2004 03:19 PM GMT
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