This episode is the perfect example of why you need to be open and flexible when planning a long trip, particularly by motorcycle. Despite my passing the test and legally being able to ride off, our bikes were still not prepped as of (planned) departure time. And we planned to ride to Mt. Ararat, only to hear it announced on the news (as we prepped the bikes) that German tourists had been taken hostage there by terrorists. Things are never ever as you expect it on the bikes, and that is in fact the way I like it.
The first blog entry: Turkey Here We Come!
and episode 3: