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Jan 12, 2013 - Troia and Çanakkale

Yesterday the weather was terrible, raining and very windy for most of the day, then after a short fine spell we had electrical storms in the evening and through the night with extremely loud thunder. So we had an “in Homer” day, reading, watching videos and doing computer stuff. Sue finally found travel insurance for us through World Nomads! When we started our trip we bought 12 months cover with Allianz but they now refuse to extend the cover for a further 12 months, since we have to start and end our trip in NZ within a 12 month period....

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Jan 10, 2013 - Troia

Yesterday we set off from Boomerang Café (no charge for staying the night!) and caught the mid-day ferry across to Çanakkale, about 30mins trip for TL50. Parking in town seemed non-existent for a motorhome of our size, so we continued on to Troia, stopping on the way at a large supermarket for supplies. Thanks to Russ and Lynn’s LAT/LONG coordinates we found Troia Pension and Camping (N 39°57'22" E 26°15'01") easily, hooked up to electricity, and the site has free WiFi. The temperature at night is still freezing! Today we walked about...

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May 23, 2012 - Eceabat to Troy

wed 23/5/12/ hi folks...well this is 2nd go at blogging for today...I had almost finished and Pete touched the computer...lost everything...Pete and this computer are not in my favour!! Haaaa... yoga breathing helps....its 8pm, about 20C, sun is still warm and we have just enjoyed a lovely meal with beer and red wine from the local island. Cheese omelette for Pete and eggplant and tomato with rice and salad for Nickie. Delicious. Cycled 35ks from Cannakale, with a 200m hill,3ks long!!. Legs are getting stronger. Chaos leaving Cannakale...

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