Izmir on my Bottecchia bike

Izmir on my Bottecchia bike We stayed three nights in Izmir but forgive me for not having taken any quality pictures from the city to show you…  The reason is I was not in my best mood, because my inguinal hernia started annoying me these days. Of course we strolled...

We love Ayvalik!

We love Ayvalik! Read here why we felt home in only three days we spent in Ayvalik! It feels different than any other resort town thanks to its low buildings. As a traditional town, nobody can build a third floor in Ayvalik. The seafront is always busy but pleasant to...

A glimpse of Çanakkale

A glimpse of Çanakkale We stayed two nights in Çanakkale, the major port on the Dardanelles straight, battlefield of the 1915 “Dardanelles Campaign” and still one of the most important waterways on earth. We first found a parking spot on the beach on the...

Istanbul, mother of all cities

Istanbul, mother of all cities The first time you will try to drive downtown will be an embarrassing experience. It’s vast, it’s huge, it’s busy, so overwhelming. Whether you arrive from Greece or from Anatolia, you will enter the wider city complex...

We got a Carnet!

We got a Carnet! Good news today in Istanbul: we have just received our brand new Carnet de Passages issued by TCS – Touring Club Suisse! Everything worked like a Swiss clock. On 13/12/2019 we sent an email to Touring Club Suisse and in 2 hours 11 minutes we...