Webmaster's Note: Because the BikeAbout team is traveling in smaller groups for a little while, we have changed the format of the journal slightly. The dispatches for Turkey will be presented in geographical rather than chronological order. To view the chronological order, go to the itinerary.

topics: Adana kebab (food), Antioch, Saint Peter; jump to dispatch

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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:31 a.m.
Sunset (local): 5:15 p.m.
65°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Feb. 12
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2287 mi / 3691 km
Lat: 36° 59' 32" N
Lon: 35° 19' 33" E
Elev: 141 ft / 43 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Adana click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Hotel Gümüs(h)
Places We Visited: Plain of Issos, Antakya click to view a map (Saint Peter's Church click to view a photograph, Boatman of Hell)
Featured Site: Ancient Antioch
Person of the Day: Saint Peter
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: Adana kebab
Breakfast: soup, fried egg, bread
Lunch: spicy köfte
Dinner: salad, Adana kebab, chicken kebab, rice, bread
Olive Count: 1677
Word of the Day: Tes(h)ekkür ederim click to hear an audio clip means "thank you" in Turkish.
Tech Fact of the Day: The use of the word "Christian," to denote St. Paul's converts to Christianity, began in ancient Antioch (today's Antakya).
Flat Count (Cumulative): 17
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 26
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