So I'm walking to Istanbul . . .
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Just thought you would like to know I finally crossed the bridge and I FINISHED MY WALK!! It has taken a long wait (but I've been pretty busy*) since I first arrived in Istanbul until I could post this - but yesterday I walked across the Bogazici bridge in Istanbul which spans the Bosphorus between the European and Asian continental plates. The bridge is open to pedestrians for one day of the year as part of the Istanbul marathon and ı joined the masses to fin...
As promised I've upgraded from 2 legs to wheels and the blog is going the same way. So please head here http://razistan.wordpress.com/ to follow the next journey. See you there or somewhere Ps (but please just overlook the mistakes and glitches for because it's all a bit new tech for me!!)
So İt's been a long time since I wrote anything here. The argument in my head was that this a had been a story about walking and travelling and that in reaching Istanbul I was no longer doing either. But that is not strictly true. For the first month in the city I was pretty lost - after 11 months of walking and travelling and always waking-up somewhere new, it was always going to be a bit of a shock to the system to try and stay still for a bit. I had wishful...
Along my way to İstanbul I met, heard about, was contacted by and continually inspired by a lovely bunch of other travellers. Some on foot, some on bikes, some with their thumbs out. It would be selfish to keep all these stories to myself so here are some links to them. Enjoy Be Inspired And share the love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ky6vgQfU24 (1 man walking across China) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue1GZ4IUFiU (dancing around the world) http:/...