Erzurum to Trabzon
and decided that some things just had to be done schedule or no schedule. So I jumped on a coach to Trabzon. It was a bit of a triple whammy with Trabzon. Not only was it allegedly a really happening town on the alluring ...
Posted in Asia Overland 2006-2008 by andyhay
Rest day Trabzon
From our nightstay we chartered a bus to visit the Sümela monastery, 'glued' to a very high cliff in the Pontic Mountains 60 km south of Trabzon. Its origins go back to the 4th century AD and was abandoned only with the 'exchange' of the Black Sea Greeks after the founding of the Turkish Republic ...
Posted in Olympic bicycle ride 2008 by Lent