Cassino – Jerusalem: Day 76 Yigar

The salty desert in Anatolia

Departure: Yunak (Turkey) – 08:40 am
Arrival: Yigar
Weather: Sunny
Distance of the day: 28,48 Km
Progressive km: 2216,2

Moving Time: 5h 13m
Elevation gain:  134 mt

For the LORD, your GOD, has blessed you in all the work of your hand; He knows of your walking through this great desert; these forty years that the LORD your GOD has been with you, you have lacked nothing.
(Deuteronomy 2, 7)

[…] About one hour’s walk later I reached a tiny settlement, just a couple of small houses and a big stable, but since the only viable road passed right through those constructions made of straw and mud, I came across the family that was living there. A young man of short stature and dark complexion had just got out of a big tractor, he approached me smiling and asking me something I didn’t understand. I replied with the only few international words and gestures that surely allowed me to be understood, the name of my country, and the name of the city I was trying to reach. It turned out just enough to be able both to receive confirmation that the direction I was going was correct, and to be invited to accept something to eat together. […]




The story of day 76 continues in the book




Gpx Track Day 76

Total distance: 17.82 mi
Max elevation: 3507 ft
Min elevation: 3007 ft
Total climbing: 639 ft
Total descent: -1094 ft
Average speed: 1.54 m/s
Total time: 06:17:02

Photo and Video contents of Day 76 available on the e-book

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