Tag Archives: Yenipazar

Camel wrestling in Yenipazar

I stumbled across these photos the other day, and I realized I never wrote about a blog about camel wrestling.  Camel wrestling??!!, you ask.  Talk about click bait!  PETA will like this post about as much as the one about … Continue reading

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Harmankaya Kanyonu descent (Bilecik)

Two years ago I went with a Turkish AKUT group from Antalya on a descent of Ahmetler Canyon in Akseki, Antalya.  A couple weeks ago I joined a mountaineering group from Bursa on a descent of Harmankaya Canyon in Bilecik.  … Continue reading

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Wild animals in Turkey?

I have now cycle-toured about nine months in Turkey, more than in any other country except maybe the US.  Much of that time has been spent in mountainous areas cycling on small roads connecting one village to the next.  Turks … Continue reading

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