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Goreme to Adana

Posted on November 18, 2008 at 10:15 AM

November 18, 2008

Goreme - Adana (Turkey)

 

We have travelled 5120 km since we left, 75 days ago.

It has only been a few days since we last wrote, but we like to keep you up to date.

Leaving the Cappadoccia region, we decided to take a small road. There was barely any traffic and it was passing through magnificent valleys. We went through Canyons, along lakes, modest agricultural areas, and volcanic landscapes wıth more phallic rocks and caved churches. We also caught sight of the Mt Erciyes volcano that was floating above the clouds.

We went through snowy mountain ranges wiıth passes up to 1600 meters where we had cold nights. We had the water in our waterbottles freeze solid for the fırst time. One day where we went over 3 passes, pushing our strengths to the limit.

After Ulukisla where we camped at 1400 meters, the road went down towards the Coastal range. Once we were down at 600 meters we had to climb back up to another pass at 1385 meters.

The landscape in the Coastal range was quite different from the high plateau, with broad pine forest and snowy peaks. On the coastal side we went downhill into dry landscape where we were surrounded by vineyards and cactusses. Once we reached 30 meters there were many orchards wıth clementines.

We are now in Adana, preparing our journey into Syria, where we should be within the next week.

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