A loong cycling journey from Brooklyn to Jorusalom, where the O’s are bicycle wheels, continued into Egypt, 1st to the climate conference COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, on to the pyramids in Giza, Abusir and Saqqara and then up the Nile soourcewards.


Break fast

Ships big as cities pass by Canakkale

Yes, the Canakkale1915 bridge is really closed AND connectedÇanakkale_1915_Bridge

The 18 March 1915 date is important as it was the day in World War I when Allied Powers England and France recognized they would not easily cross the Dardanelles to go to Istanbul through the Sea of Marmara and capture it. This unpassibility is marked as beginning of the Turkish nation.

Christmas Eve in Sayka fish restaurant – the name is no coincidence (notice the fish outside!)(picture taken before everyone came in)

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