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Cork To Istanbul

Cork To Istanbul

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Cycle from Cork to the edge of Asia unsupported over 42 days

Cork Samaritans

Cork Samaritans is a 100% voluntary organisation, with no paid staff. We are not Government Funded ...

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I like cycling. I mean I REALLY like cycling! Cycling has almost killed me twice but I still adore it; it's the freedom and the self-reliance. And now I've set myself the personal challenge of cycling solo to Istanbul. And it's a great opportunity to raise some much needed funds for the fantastic work that the Cork Samaritians branch do day and night, seven days a week, 365 days of the year, where I also happen to volunteer as a listener.

The journey will be over 4000km with around about 40km of climbing as I travel over the Alps and through the Balkans. My journey will take me from Ringaskiddy in Cor...

Well we made it! The end of three weeks adventure, adversity and eating ALL THE CAKE!

Sun Apr 30 10:05:39 - 0 Favorite

Pictures from the roads of central and southern Spain. I ended up taking a train from Girona to…

Sun Apr 30 10:05:30 - 0 Favorite

Exploring Girona on my only full day off the bike. Such a pretty city <3

Sun Apr 30 10:05:09 - 0 Favorite

Gentle rolling countryside headed for Girona

Sat Apr 22 16:10:18 - 0 Favorite

Arrived slightly worse for wear in Girona after a week of ups and downs through the Pyrenees.…

Sat Apr 22 16:05:34 - 0 Favorite

Through the gorge on Monday at Valle de Anso

Sat Apr 22 16:05:03 - 0 Favorite

And my online donation page closes today so if you wanted to donate but didn't get to it you can today at Cheers!

Thu Dec 17 11:40:57 - 0 Favorite

Photos from my trip are finally online:

Thu Dec 17 11:39:03 - 1 Favorite

So this is it for me for awhile. It's been an amazing adventure! Thanks for all your support. If…

Tue Oct 13 12:10:41 - 3 Favorite

I love airport security. They just stole the multi tool I've had for 10 years despite it not being listed in prohibited items #lesigh

Tue Oct 13 11:54:01 - 0 Favorite
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Well done David :-)



Well done Dave on getting so far, bloody viruses who needs them..





Keeps to wheels a'movin David(^_^)





good luck !!!!


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Cork Samaritans
Cork Samaritans is a 100% voluntary organisation, with no paid staff. We are not Government Funded and rely solely on donations and fundraising initiatives. All money donated to Cork Samaritans is used to keep the branch open and deliver the listening service to those experiencing difficulties in life.You can also donate money to us by SMS. You can do this by texting CORK to 50300 which will donate �2 to us.See this link for text donation T&C...