Iznik Ultra 136km – How on earth I retired 10km before finishing line?

The blue Lake Iznik, Bursa, Turkey

Iznik in Bursa province is a beautiful town in one corner of the world. A peaceful, serene and calm town around Turkey 5th largest lake surrounded by stone wall built by the Greek. Majority part of the wall still remain intact. There are many historical aspects to the city – a town that in itselfRead more

The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km

North Face Cappadocia 110km

This particular trail race in a region of spectacular surrounding that is a UNESCO heritage site has always been on my bucket list.  Been blessed to have visited wonderful Turkey few times including the central Anatolia (where Cappadocia is), I was pretty confident on travelling solo to participate in The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km with a variationRead more

Open Farm Community Social Market – worth a visit?

Open Farm Community

It may not be as (i) same calibre as produce market that SOTG used to stroll by every third Saturday of every month when living in North Sydney many years ago; nor (ii) as exotic as the increasingly popular RIPE Market in Dubai during cooler months – though rarely pay visit thanks to the busy morningRead more