3 days spent in Istanbul with a bit of sightseeing and a much of losing nerves because of Tajikistan consulate. All in all it was quite good, though.
I'm so proud to officially write the first post on the road after having spent first 3 days in Istanbul. Landed there from Copenhagen one hour later than expected, took bus to Taksim square and from there we went to Muaf Bar, where Gursel was waiting. He is the guy renting us out a room nearby. Followed him till the apartment to find out it was in a quite dark and scary area but ended up being quite a good option. The apartment was simple and we had a small room to sleep in.
Born in Barcelona and raised in Olot, I've been interested in travelling since I was a child, when every Summer I crossed Spain from coast to coast with my parents. Listening to my siblings' stories about their trips all over the world also helped, as well as watching Around the World with Willy Fog on TV :)
As I grew up, and while I was still studying... read more