May 2 arrive Istanbul 0930. Staying Hotel Niles, just around the corner from the Grand Bazaar.

May 7. Rent car, begin three week tour of Aegean & Mediterranean coast, Cappadocia and Hittite country in central Turkey [never happened] and folkloric Safranbolu:

Permission pending.Our Turkey tour. Made the map, courtesy Google Earth, before the trip.

Key to stops: A. Istanbul,  Sultanahmet district; B. Canakkale; C. Assos; D. Bergama; E. Cesme; F. Selçuk; G. Bodrum; H. [no stop]; I. Kalkan; J. Side; [no label] Konya; K. Urgup; [no label] Goreme; L. [no stop]; M [missing]; N. Safranbolu; O. Istanbul, Beyoglu district.

May 31: Fly Istabul to Budapest, then by train to Bratislava, Vienna and Prague, a week touring Bavaria in a rental car, a week in Berlin (all stops labelled):

Courtesy Google Earth
Courtesy Google Earth

Home June 30.

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