From Boğazkent to Side https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Side,_Turkey
Just ride along
The wall of my room
One learns something new all the time. E.g. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem_syndrome from Figuring Jerusalem: Politics and Poetics in the Sacred Center, published this April 2022, by https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidra_DeKoven_Ezrahi,
p.5 “restoring the lost comic muscle can, then, provide the antidote to tragic-sacrificial impulses in contemporary Israel.”
On the other side:
I did not know such beautiful dreamlike places really existed in the world
Antalya by the sea
To have an idea of my journey so far:
Yesterday in the church of Sinterklaas, Saint Nicholas, bishop of Myra, who was born in nearby Patara (see last week)
Either you slide into the water or you walk in from the beach
Another interesting detail is that the coffee machine here has chocolate espresso. I never saw that before and it tastes quite good!
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The advice from car drivers to cyclists is not to be taken at face value. When they say the road is flat, they mean they only remember one mountain. They have no idea about false flats and the many tough imperceptible climbs that one meets on two wheels.
The Greek island Kastellorizo in the morning light as seen from my tent