Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

AZERBAIJAN Baku     12TH October Checking out of the hotel, we leave Tbilisi anxious about the long drive to Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku.  We had read and heard scare stories from other travellers about police bribes and harassment so we were…
Georgia

Georgia

GEORGIA Batumi     2nd October Entering Georgia, we head to Batumi, a Black Sea resort, which the LP suggests is a modern lively place.  As we enter the town, we are met with dilapidated buildings, torrential rain, flooded streets, huge flooded…
Turkey Part 3

Turkey Part 3

Turkey Part 3 26th September We leave Fethiye and head for Ankara, saying farewell to my Dad and Pam over a nice roast beef dinner. We leave at 6:40pm, anticipating that the drive to Ankara will take about 10 hours.…

Turkey Part 1

TURKEY     29 August – 5th September 29th August Crossing the border from Greece to Turkey, we arrive to find border guards with large assault rifles.  We have our vehicle checked and registered, pay for visas, insurances stamped and we are…