Category Archives: Bicycle touring

Bicycle touring South Korea: Sangju to Busan

Wow, three weeks cycling in South Korea went by really quickly.  I’ll try to give a bit of the best and worst that we found during this short visit. It’s easy for me to succinctly summarize the highlights: the food … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring South Korea: Yeoju to Hahoe

Leaving the Seoul metro area it was surprising how quickly we got into agricultural areas.  South Korea is very densely populated — of the 15 most densely populated countries in the world the only one larger than South Korea is … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring South Korea: Incheon to Yeoju via Seoul

Another adventure starts with packing up the bikes in Antalya and taking a taxi to the airport.  With a stop in Moscow it took 21.5 hours to get from our house in Kaleiçi to a campsite about 4km from the … Continue reading

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Another fantastic week on the Frig Yolu

My first bicycle tour on the Frig Yolu was six years ago with Banu, Deniz, Cengiz, and Dinçer.  On that trip Banu was the only woman in a group of five.  This year I was the only man in a group … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring central Portugal: Alcobaça to Sintra

From Batalha it wasn’t far to Alcobaça, yet another monastery, yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site.  After so many monasteries, churches, cathedrals, cloisters, one might begin to wonder if it was really possible to see something new in Alcobaça, another building … Continue reading

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