Dienstag, 29. September 2009

2. Eskisehir - Erzurum - Hopa

28.9.2009

Early morning trip with the new highspeed train from Eskisehir to Ankara:



Turkish landscape at 250 km/h:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3mRw2X_LHI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEmuQJiJ02g


Ankara train station:


Some hours at Ankara:
















The trip continued in the early afternoon - train from Ankara to Kars:

















29.9.2009

Euphrates river:


High mountains at Erzincan:




Breakfast in the dining car:





Arrival at Erzurum at lunch time:


Train departure from Erzurum:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb4Sv_bVjnM


Erzurum - 1900m above sea level, it was quite cold here....:










Scythes "made in Austria" at a shop:



5 hour bus-ride from Erzurum to Hopa (already near the Georgian border):



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Kommentare:

  1. Excellent pictures! It reminds me on a rail trip to Erzurum in December 1992 (and then by bus to Iran). On our arrival it was pretty cold, too. -15 °C and snow.
    The Turkish rolling stop seems much better now!

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  2. I am from Ploesti, Romania... I'm happy to watch your movie and pictures trip. Thank you!

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  3. of all I liked the big snowy Erzincan mountain pic

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