– On bicycle through Africa and Asia

Pozantı – Kaburgediği (40 km)

By Peder af Geijerstam on 19 Sep 2008

Continuing south from Pozantı, I climb the last hills of the Bolkar Mountains. From a 1,200 or so meter pass nearby Tekir, it’s again downhill towards the Mediterranean coast.

I get an early stay by noon at some workers’ house along the road. They invite me for lunch – potato and tomato soup with raw onions dipped in salt – and when asking for a place to camp they invite me to use a spare bed inside.

Tea throughout the afternoon – only one or two of the six or so workers are fasting.

Pine tree forests ever since I left Pozantı.

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