Country file: Turkey

Country file: Turkey Read here all insight info we have collected from Turkey in three months of travel, from December 2019 to March 2020.  A new, grandiose, station has been built at Kipi – Ipsala border of Turkey with Greece.  At the border, we were obliged to...

Covid-19: The Road back Home

Covid-19: The Road back Home After a 2.000 km fast forwards – but backwards – journey from eastern Turkey to the border with Greece, we made it into our homeland.  Watch this video to see the Greece – Turkey border of “Kipi” completely...

Covid-19: Overlander’s survival guide

Covid-19: Overlander’s survival guide We prepared a short survival guide based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines against Covid-19 outbreak, adapted to the special needs of Overlanders with the use of our extended travel experience:  We stay at...

Stop. Breathe. Think. Act

Stop. Breathe. Think. Act This is not neccessarily a call to meditation but a basic lesson I learnt in my scuba diving courses, years ago. It’s valid in most cases: if you feel dizzy or stressed underwater, experience a vertigo, or if you loose your buddy. I...

Why is Kaš so special for us?

Why is Kaš so special for us? We feel happy we made it to Kaš for a single reason: three kms offshore this Turkish resort town lies Kastellorizo, the easternmost island of Greece, which we had visited for the first time in our lives during our 2019 “greekoffroad”...

From Alaçati to Sirinçe

From Alaçati to Sirinçe These two villages may be apparently totally different – the first is on the coast while the second on a mountain – but they are both connected by history: a Greek history.  Both Alaçati and Sirinçe were predominantly Greek villages...