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Istambul - Greece - Albania - and so on by BICYCLE, NeedHELP!
Posted March 26th, 2013 - 12:49 am by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Hi everyone there, im Juan Cruz, from Argentina, and one of my dreams will come true this 1st of may when i arrive from Buenos Aires to Istambul with my bicycle to ride around half of europe.
I do it because i love the bike, and i want to know the eastern part of this beatiful continent. And i also do it by bike, because a have a really limited budget.
So, during the first week of my trip i have to get to to Thessaloniki. And i have to do it fast. And riding. I was planning to sleep at the airport, or well... i would also like to be hosted, but what i really want to know is:

-can i go to the airport with my bicicle straight to the west and get to greece? Is there a highway that i can not ride or the police will stop me, or... something else?

-is there anyone that knows about a camping site close to the airport... ?

-does anyone knows what a cartdrige for campingaz is? Cause i will need to buy one, and i have no clue where to...

Well.. any advice will be most apreciated.

Hugs from South America!!!!

Posted March 26th, 2013 - 1:04 am by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
I just found out about a Camping site called Atakoy camping, very close to the airport. Does anyone know if it is still there, and if it works?

i found the telephone, but no webpage

Ataköy Mocamp
Ataköy / İstanbul
Tel: (212) 559 60 14


Posted March 26th, 2013 - 7:01 am by from Istanbul, Turkey (Permalink)
As far as I understand, Ataköy Mocamp is closed.


Posted March 27th, 2013 - 9:25 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
I called, but i receive no answer.... seems closed...

Posted April 23rd, 2013 - 9:44 am by from Kadikoy, Turkey (Permalink)
It can be late, whatever...

You can stay first night at the airport. Around Airport there aren't a camping places.

There is no problem for drive bike on highway, but be careful...