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    Turkey

    Turkey

    Government type : Republic
    Area (km2) : 775.000
    Population : 71,3 mio.
    Capital : Ankara
    Currency : Lira
    Language : Turkish (off.)
    Life expectancy : ♂ 68 years, ♀ 73 years
    GDP pr. capita : 6.200 USD
    Human Development (HDI) : 0,751 (#88)

    Day 61 – 09JUN06: Kirklareli -> Corlu
    Distance (km) : 116
    Time on bike : 5h 35m
    Average speed : 20.30 km/h
    Total (km) : 3557

    Day 62 – 10JUN06: Corlu -> Istanbul
    Distance (km) : 113
    Time on bike : 5h 20m
    Average speed : 21.11 km/h
    Total (km) : 3670

    Day 63-73 – 11JUN-21JUN06 – Istanbul
    Distance (km): 30 (daytrips)
    Total (km) : 3770

    Day 74 – 22JUN06: Istanbul -> Gulluce, Lake Iznik (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 64
    Time on bike : 3h 29m
    Average speed : 18.20 km/h
    Total (km) : 3763

    Day 75 – 23JUN06: Lake Iznik -> Sogut (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 101
    Time on bike : 5h 58m
    Average speed : 17.0 km/h
    Total (km) : 3864

    Day 76 – 24JUN06: Sogut -> Nallihan (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 147
    Time on bike : 8h 0m
    Average speed : 18.43 km/h
    Total (km) : 4012
    Max.speed: 68 km/h

    Day 77 – 25JUN06: Nallihan -> 30 km outside Ankara (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 130
    Time on bike : 6h 57m
    Average speed : 18.68 km/h
    Total (km) : 4141

    Day 78 – 26JUN06: Outside Ankara -> Ankara
    Distance (km) : 38
    Time on bike : 2h 10m
    Average speed : 17.49 km/h
    Total (km) : 4179

    Day 79-86 – 27JUN-4JUL06: Ankara
    Distance (km) : 37 (daytrips)

    Day 87 – 5JUL06: Ankara -> Sereflikochisar (hotel)
    Distance (km) : 156
    Time on bike : 7h 5m
    Average speed : 22.03 km/h
    Total (km) : 4372

    Day 88 – 6JUL06: Sereflikochisar -> Acigöl (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 137
    Time on bike : 7h 32m
    Average speed : 18.14 km/h
    Total (km) : 4508

    Day 89 – 7JUL06: Acigöl -> Göreme (cave room!)
    Distance (km) : 39
    Time on bike : 2h 39m
    Average speed : 14.59 km/h
    Total (km) : 4547

    Day 90-93 – 8-11JUL06: Göreme / Cappadocia
    Daytrips (km) : 129
    Total (km) : 4676

    Day 94 – 12JUL06: Göreme -> Develi (private accomodation)
    Distance (km) : 109
    Time on bike : 6h 10m
    Average speed : 17.66 km/h
    Total (km) : 4785

    Day 95 – 13JUL06: Develi -> Yesilkent (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 126
    Time on bike : 7h 18m
    Average speed : 17.19 km/h
    Total (km) : 4910

    Day 96 – 14JUL06: Yesilkent -> Kahramanmaras (private accomodation)
    Distance (km) : 124
    Time on bike : 6h 28m
    Average speed : 19.20 km/h
    Total (km) : 5035

    Day 97 – 15JUL06: Kahramanmaras -> Gölbasi (hotel)
    Distance (km) : 105
    Time on bike : 5h 5m
    Average speed : 21.01 km/h
    Total (km) : 5140

    Day 98 – 16JUL06: Gölbasi -> Adiyaman
    Distance (km) : 67
    Time on bike : 2h 42m
    Average speed : 24.02 km/h
    Total (km) : 5207

    Day 99 – 17JUL06: Adiyaman -> Ankara -> Adiyaman (bus, visa stuff fixed)

    Day 100 - 18JUL06: Adiyaman -> Kahta (camp site)
    Distance (km) : 36
    Time on bike : 2h 15m
    Average speed : 15.85 km/h
    Total (km) : 5243

    Day 101 - 19JUL06: Kahta -> Narince (free rooftop accomodation)
    Distance (km) : 52
    Time on bike : 3h 56m
    Average speed : 13.25 km/h
    Total (km) : 5295

    Day 102 - 20JUL06: Narince -> Siverek (hotel)
    Distance (km) : 63
    Time on bike : 3h 39m
    Average speed : 17.16 km/h
    Total (km) : 5358

    Day 103 – 21JUL06 – Restday in Siverek

    Day 104 - 22JUL06: Siverek -> Diyarbakır
    Distance (km) : 98
    Time on bike : 5h 20m
    Average speed : 18.30 km/h
    Total (km) : 5456

    Day 105 - 23JUL06: Diyarbakır -> Silvan
    Distance (km) : 82
    Time on bike : 4h 30m
    Average speed : 18.31 km/h
    Total (km) : 5538

    Day 106 - 24JUL06: Silvan -> Baykan
    Distance (km) : 84
    Time on bike : 3h 45m
    Average speed : 22.25 km/h
    Total (km) : 5622

    Day 107 - 25JUL06: Baykan ->Tatvan
    Distance (km) : 78
    Time on bike : 4h 35m
    Average speed : 16.95 km/h
    Total (km) : 5700

    Day 108 - 26JUL06: Tatvan -> Nemrut Dagı volcano (privat transport)

    Day 109 - 27JUL06: Nemrut Dagı volcano

    Day 110 - 28JUL06: Tatvan -> Erçis
    Distance (km) : 139
    Time on bike : 6h 33m
    Average speed : 21.25 km/h
    Total (km) : 5854

    Day 111 - 29JUL06: Erçis -> Çaldıran
    Distance (km) : 66
    Time on bike : 4h 11m
    Average speed : 15.67 km/h
    Total (km) : 5920

    Day 112 - 30JUL06: Çaldıran -> Dogubayazit (hotel)
    Distance (km) : 72
    Time on bike : 3h 30m
    Average speed : 20.18 km/h
    Total (km) : 5992

    Day 113 - 31JUL06: Dogubayazit -> Tuzluca (family accomodation)
    Distance (km) : 94
    Time on bike : 4h 15m
    Average speed : 22.08 km/h
    Total (km) : 6086

    Day 114 - 01AUG06: Tuzluca -> Ocakli (private garden camping)
    Distance (km) : 98
    Time on bike : 5h 45m
    Average speed : 17.00 km/h
    Total (km) : 6184

    Day 115 - 02AUG06: Ocakli -> Akcakale (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 104
    Time on bike : 6h 04m
    Average speed : 17.17 km/h
    Total (km) : 6288

    Day 116 - 03AUG06: Akcakale -> Posof (hotel)
    Distance (km) : 115
    Time on bike : 6h 20m
    Average speed : 18.19 km/h
    Total (km) : 6404

    Day 117 - 04AUG06: Posof (Turkey) -> Atskuri (Georgia!)
    Distance (km) : 60
    Time on bike : 3h 30m
    Average speed : 17.07 km/h
    Total (km) : 6463

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