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Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 06:36 AM
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Posted By Marta-GS
Back to real life again...

Hi All,
Back to work since one week ago :cry:cry:cry
And on top of being depressed to be back, because last week I was in SFO for work, now I'm also jetlagged, just great.
How much I miss riding...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 9: Ihlara - Goreme

Day 9
25 May
Ihlara - Goreme
About 200 km


We woke up in our cozy hotel in Ihlara with not many plans in mind for the day.

The day before, on our way to Ihlara, we drove through Selime and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Thanks for your comments guys, we enjoying...

Thanks for your comments guys, we enjoying sharing our trip with you!
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Road up to Nemrut from Karadut was perfect! I...

Road up to Nemrut from Karadut was perfect!
I was scared about it because I heard it was treacherous, but it had been recently re-built and there was no problem at all.

Pity we didn't see each...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Amazing country you live in! Thanks for your...

Amazing country you live in!
Thanks for your good wishes!
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Loved every bit of Turkey I've seen, you live in...

Loved every bit of Turkey I've seen, you live in an amazing country!

We're currently in Bandirma. Wanted to go camping today, but it started raining cats and dogs and we've ended up in a hotel (a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 8 Cihanbeyli - Ihlara

Day 8
24 May
Cihanbeyli - Ihlara
About 250 km

We woke up to a gray day in Cihanbeyli.

Got some food supplies in a supermarket and headed to Tuz Golu, the huge salt lake that lies in the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 66
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Posted By Marta-GS
Been busy!

I wanted to share more pics and updates during the trip, but we've been sooo busy riding, sightseeing, taking pics... That haven't had much time!

In the end we made it to the very far east of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Guys, thanks for all your messages! We got to...

Guys, thanks for all your messages! We got to Golbasi yesterday. We wanted to get to nemrut dagi, but it got dark and we didnt feel for driving at night. Dangerous enough with daylight! We'll get to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 7: Pamukkale - Cihanbeyli

Day 7
23 May
Pamukkale - Cihanbeyli
About 450 km


After a rest day in Pamukkale ('rest' is an euphemism, after walking up/down Pamukkale bare footed and under a scorching sun, we ended up...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Hi Bro, we're discovering Capadoccia, having...

Hi Bro, we're discovering Capadoccia, having great fun!
I'm loving Turkey, it's amazingly beautiful, people are very nice to us and food is sooo tasty!
Today we've been on a balloon flight, my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 6 22 May Pamukkale 0 km (rest day for...

Day 6
22 May
Pamukkale
0 km (rest day for the bikes)



We decided to take a rest day in Pamukkale and visit the 'cotton castle' and the antique Roman city of Hierapolis. My expectations were...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Yep, we're heading to Capadoccia, expecting to...

Yep, we're heading to Capadoccia, expecting to get there tomorrow.
Today we've made it to Cihanbeyli, next to the Tuz Golu but haven't seen it yet.
Weather has been awful the whole day... lots of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Trying to! :D Thanks for your good wishes!

Trying to! :D
Thanks for your good wishes!
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 5: Balikesir-Pamukkale

Day 5
21 May
Balikesir - Pamukkale
About 300 Km



Some TLC for Rita. Seen she has a very little leak on her left fork. Good cleaning and fingers crosses it doesn't get worse....
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 4: Saros Gulf - Balikesir

Day 4
20 May
Saros Gulf (Galipoli Peninsula) - Balikesir
About 300 Km



Turkish dog - he had been sleeping close to where we had our tent:...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 3: Igoumenitsa (Greece) - Saros Gulf (Turkey)

Day 3
19 May
Igoumenitsa (Greece) - Saros Gulf (Galipoli Peninsula, Turkey)
About 750 Km


I was impressed by Greece - first time there an it was so unexpectedly green!...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 2: Ancona-Ferry to Igoumenitsa

Day 2
18 May
Ancona (Italy) - Ferry to Igoumenitsa (Greece)
About 20h ferry crossing


Getting into the ferry in Italy:
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2931/14062382110_f48a880aa0_z.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Day 1: Basel-Ancona

Day 1
17 May
Basel (Switzerland) - Ancona (Italy)
About 780 Km.



In the Swiss motorway, crossing the Alps.
Happy! About to start a long awaited holiday!
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Some pics :D

Now I'll share some pics of what we've done so far, not many, my little notebook is tremendously slow and everything I do takes an awful amount of time and patience. Been tempted to burn it a few...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Thanks for checking/confirming whether pics were...

Thanks for checking/confirming whether pics were visible or not! :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Gracias paisano! :D

Gracias paisano! :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Hi Bro63! Thanks for your note and info about...

Hi Bro63!
Thanks for your note and info about speed limits!
We're heading east, direction Cappadocia. I'm afraid we won't see each other!
Today we think we'll get to Tuz Golu, the big salt lake....
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Think we've solved the prob we had when wanting...

Think we've solved the prob we had when wanting to share flickr pics here - can see it's working now :evil

Ohhh, everything going great so far!

Beautiful landscapes, entertaining roads and very...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
test

Just checking wheter we can upload pics...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5547/14224780111_8db815be79_z.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
in turkey!

Safe and sound in turkey!
We just crossed the border this evening.
Camping right next to the seashore in the Saros Gulf.
Beautiful! And full of mosquitos, hahaha!
When possible we'll upload pics...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
all packed!

Runnning now to pick Rita from the garage.
Then I will come home, I will load her and... off we go!

Signing off now, hopefully we'll have internet tonight in Ancona!

Yaaaaay!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Not leaving yet Meinmotorrad, still packing, I...

Not leaving yet Meinmotorrad, still packing, I had to work until awfully late yesterday, ughhh...

I aim to leave home around 9.30 - 10.00 am (more likely 10). Will be meeting with Milton around...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
He didnt take it too bad, specially when...

He didnt take it too bad, specially when explained him I would bring him a furry friend from Turkey (kangal? angora cat? :D)

Nutella is soooo good! Could live only from it... :D:D:D

Still...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Thanks Irfan! Taken good note of your phone -...

Thanks Irfan!
Taken good note of your phone - we'll be in touch if we get nearby ;)
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Latest news: Racebeast (see post #3) won't be...

Latest news: Racebeast (see post #3) won't be able to join the trip, his passport is past validity date and can't come with us...

Well, let me be honest - I'm realizing I will need every cubic...
Forum: EMEA 05-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,689
Posted By Marta-GS
Steppenwolf and Lunatic, thanks for the last...

Steppenwolf and Lunatic, thanks for the last minute recommendations, we'll take them in consideration!

Just getting home after work, still with a long list of things to do and... haven't started...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Thanks Tiffany, sympathy appreciated! I...

Thanks Tiffany, sympathy appreciated!

I have to admit though that I have already taken care of the two most important items of my luggage:

...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
Less than 24 hours to go! OMG!!! And I...

Less than 24 hours to go!

OMG!!!

And I still have to work the whole day... (with an amount of due tasks worth of 5 working days at least!)

And I haven't packed a single thing... (and my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,122
Posted By Marta-GS
5 days to go!

Last couple of weeks have been horribly hectic at work. And also with trip prep stuff and last minute shopping :D
Not much time to write, to sleep...
But I'm sooo happy!
Why? Because I know that...
Forum: EMEA 05-06-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,689
Posted By Marta-GS
Christof, this is amazing information, THANKS A...

Christof, this is amazing information, THANKS A LOT! :clap:clap:clap

Mount Nemrut was on the list and I was totally ready to sacrifice a lazy day in Cappadocia to be able to get there. And see the...
Forum: EMEA 05-04-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By Marta-GS
Tacsizkral, I live in the North of Switzerland,...

Tacsizkral, I live in the North of Switzerland, next to the German border and very close to the black forest. I'm quite familiar with some of the roads in the area. Will try to suggest some routes in...
Forum: EMEA 05-04-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,689
Posted By Marta-GS
Tacsizkral, thanks for the tip about traffic, a...

Tacsizkral, thanks for the tip about traffic, a friend of mine had told me exactly the same thing! :D

Thanks God Rita is pretty conspicuous (quite yellow and also carrying a big yellow bag on the...
Forum: EMEA 05-04-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,689
Posted By Marta-GS
This is very good intel Erol! Late for this...

This is very good intel Erol!
Late for this trip (we already booked and paid ferries) but always good to know for future trips!
Thanks!
Forum: EMEA 05-03-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,689
Posted By Marta-GS
Ride report just created!

Just created a Ride Report thread for this trip here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24082649#post24082649)

Ill try to share some updates while on the road, but cant promise....
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