Monthly Archives: July 2020

Bicycle touring Bolkar Dağları (more mountain eye candy)

I said goodbye to Ferda in Ayrancı and knew that I had a climb ahead of me.  I was leaving the Konya Plains (Karaman, in this case, I suppose) and heading into the Bolkar Mountains.  The first 40km climbed a … Continue reading

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Yenişarbademli to Ayrancı via the Konya Plains, by bicycle

Between the Dedegöl Mountains and the Bolkar Mountains, I knew we’d have less stunning scenery, but I also knew there were some interesting cultural sites along the way.  The highlights were expected to be the wooden mosque in Beyşehir, the … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring Dedegöl Dağları (mountain eye candy)

I had been to Dedegöl once before, with Özgür in the winter.  We went in from the north side, from Melik Yaylası.  I had heard people talking about the camping and climbing area on the west side of the mountain, … Continue reading

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