Cassino – Jerusalem: Day 75 Yunak

The famous çay tea in its typical little glass

Departure: Yarikkaya (Turkey) – 08:40 am
Arrival: Yunak
Weather: Sunny
Distance of the day: 30,08 Km
Progressive km: 2187,7

Moving Time: 5h 37m
Elevation gain:  540 mt

That which is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. That is the whole Torah; the rest is the explanation. Go and study it.
(Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a)

[…] I was stopped at least three or four times a day by strangers to be invited to take the famous çay tea with them, and that day the place of my break was a sort of mechanical workshop, equipped in a small place at street level. Among all the myriad of objects and iron tools present, a cast iron stove with a big aluminium jug on top stood out, in the middle of that room my tea was already warming. Despite the language barriers I tried to exchange a few words with the kind elders who had invited me, it seems that the moral code of hospitality in Turkey does not provide that someone can pass through your land without being welcomed with benevolence, and that typical small glass filled with tea, and the company of the people present, was the best form of hospitality to which I could aspire. […]



The story of day 75 continues in the book




Gpx Track Day 75

Total distance: 19.01 mi
Max elevation: 4398 ft
Min elevation: 2993 ft
Total climbing: 1930 ft
Total descent: -1451 ft
Average speed: 1.52 m/s
Total time: 07:52:26

Photo and Video contents of Day 75 available on the e-book

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