Author Archives: John Chevis

About John Chevis

I'm a forty something single guy who spent far to long depressed, but luckily for me I found an answer in the form of exercise !! I started running and cycling on a regular basis and now two and a half years later I'm cycling the world !!

Turkey, Fethiye to Kushadasi

So after a day in bed feeling decidedly unwell I was ready to get out and see some of what Fethiye and it’s neighbour, Oludeniz had to offer. Given that we’d cycled through Fethiye on our way to the pansiyon … Continue reading

Posted in Akyaka, Dalyan, Fethiye, Kings Tombs, Kusadashi, Mt Babadag, Mud Baths, Oludeniz, Para Gliding, Selimiye, Soke, Turkey, world cycle tour, Yatagan | Tagged | Leave a comment

Turkey, Side to Fethiye

Well after our epic day into Side, we weren’t in any hurry to do much the following day, thankfully the hotel was a pleasant place to sit and do nothing and with good Wi Fi that nothing became my Cappadoccia … Continue reading

Posted in Antalya, Cycling, Demre, Fethiye, Kalkan, Olympus, Side, Turkey, world cycle tour | Tagged | Leave a comment

Turkey, Goreme to Side

After four wonderful nights in Goreme it was time to leave, we said our goodbyes to the guys at the view Cave Hotel and set off up the hill to Uchisar. It’s a fairly steep climb and about 5km in … Continue reading

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Turkey, Cappadoccia and surrounding area !!

Cappadoccia, meaning either “low country” or “land of beautiful horses” depending on where it's name originally came from sits in Central Turkey. It is in Eastern Anatolia and is primarily in the Nevshehir Province. It's a volcanic region sitting on … Continue reading

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Turkey, Sarkisla to Goreme…Turkey’s Jewel !!!

Again we were well rested, fed and ready to ride the following morning, it was to be a tough day but it started well enough. We clocked up the first 50km fairly quickly and decided to make a small detour … Continue reading

Posted in Avanos, Bunyan, Caravanserai, Cycling, Goreme, Hospitality, Kayseri, Sarkisla, Tashan, Turkey, Urgup, world cycle tour, Zelve | Tagged | Leave a comment

Turkey, Tokat to Sarkisla

Day four and we bid farewell to the wonderful staff at the hotel and set off on one of our toughest days cycling in Turkey so far, I thought the ride up to Akkus was tough but man this was … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, Hospitality, Sarkisla, Sivas, Tashan, Tokat, Turkey, world cycle tour, Yildizeli | Tagged | Leave a comment

Turkey, Unye to Tokat

So my last blog ended at the Black Sea town of Unye, the easy part of our trip was now at an end, it was time to head into the hills !! It had been pretty flat along the coast … Continue reading

Posted in Akkus, Black Sea Coast, Cycling, Hospitality, Niksar, Tashan, Tokat, Turkey, Unye, world cycle tour | Tagged | 4 Comments