Time: March 8, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Lincoln Belmont Branch Library
Street: 1659 W. Melrose
Website or Map: http://georgethecyclist.blogs…
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: George Christensen
Latest Activity: Mar 8, 2011
will present a commentary and slide show on his latest bicycle adventure, a 3,500-mile circuit of Turkey, to the Armchair Travel Series of the Lincoln Belmont Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. on March 8. All are welcome and admission is free. The library is located at 1659 W. Melrose near the intersection of Lincoln, Belmont and .
George's loop of Turkey this past November and December took him east along the Silk Road through the heart of Turkey to its eastern border with Iran, Iraq and and then back to along the Mediterranean. His travels included the otherworldly wonders of Cappadocia, Lake Van, Mount Ararat, assorted Greek and Roman ruins, Christian and Islamic pilgrimage sites, the Gallipoli battle field, the home town of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus). lectures to university students and much much more.