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‘An Ottoman Traveller…’

Donna Landry’s review of Robert Dankoff and Sooyong Kim’s selection of extracts from Evliya’s magnum opus, the Seyahatname or Book of Travels in Turkish Review

Turkish Newspaper Reports about the Official Opening of the Evliya Çelebi Way

These latest reports (among many over the years) are evidence of continuing local interest in the route.  The first is from the Turkish English-language Daily News; the second and third are from the Bursa daily Olay; the fourth is… Continue reading

The Evliya Çelebi Way in Australia’s Hoofbeats Magazine

Three Australian friends who rode the Evliya Celebi Way in 2011 share their experiences


…though somehow there is confusion here between riding Evliya’s route and riding in Cappadocia!

“Back in the Saddle: The Spirit of Turkey’s Greatest Adventurer Rides Again” in Time Magazine (23 January 2012)

Back in the Saddle

“Doing it the Evliya Çelebi Way” on the International Herald Tribune ‘Latitude’ blog (14 December 2011)

Doing it the Evliya Çelebi Way

Journalist and author Andrew Finkel offers his angle on the Way

“Evliya Çelebi: Traveller’s Tales” in History Today (November 2011)

Caroline Finkel writes about Evliya’s life and work in the British popular history magazine

“Pilgrim’s Progress: Turkey’s New Trekking Route” in the Guardian (10 April 2010)

Pilgrim’s progress

Caroline Finkel on the horse-riding expedition that established the Evliya Çelebi Way