Route through Turkey to Iran

 I’ve arrived in Istanbul’s sea front suburb of Buyukcekmece where I am to meet my Warm Showers host for tonight. (www.warmshowers.org) I’m enjoying a rare treat of coffee in a cafe rather than my usual coffee in a bus shelter.  A fierce headwind and relentless rain are to blame for this extravagance.  ‘A wee treat […] Click to continue reading →

A Day in the Life of a Girl Cycling Around the World

Cycling through a Bosnian mine field.  It’s my second day of cycling with Pablo and Ilze from thecrazytravel.com.  Until now I’ve always cycled on my own.  So as well as cycling through land mines, having other cyclists for company is a new experience for me too.  Well into our ‘short cut’, along a narrow track of stones and rocks, we […] Click to continue reading →