Getting used to VAN LIFE Self Isolation 🇹🇷 ISTANBUL TURKEY -Around the world drive

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The voluntary self isolation here in Istanbul Turkey has started and in this episode we start trying to adjust to our 'new kind of van life. Our around the world drive is on pause but no means cancelled we are determined to do it - it's just a question of when.

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Travel vlog 295 | Istanbul | Country 30/197

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After more than 22 years of marriage we are still best friends

The aim is we are going to step foot in every country in the world before we die - or die trying !. So stayed tuned for more clips as we TREAD the Globe in either Trudy the TREAD camper van or armed with our backpacks!

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💬 Comments on the video

Turkey is such a beautiful country! I would love to vanlife there! Great vlog guys, lets keep in touch! Ill be out there in about two months hopefully!

Author — Travelwithchris


The article of choice for hoarding here in Australia was toilet paper, seems like it's eggs where you are. Keep the omlets coming.

Author — Grahame S


That is interesting. I did not understand BBC but I can understand you clearly without substitles. I admire your english and accent. 🙏😊

Author — Sadece Türk


I offer you to Show TV channel in Turkey, for your good impression about Our country 👍

Author — İsmail Baraş


Cheering us up in our own isolation. Even though we are in our house.Positive vibes from you are ace!

Author — Kevin Eke


Hi Chris & Marianne, you guys are wonderful ! The way for facing difficulties, encouraging thousands of people, and bring us a lot of fun during the pandemic coverage all over!Thank you so much!

Author — Bill Kwok


Good to see you well guys, keep it up!

Author — Martin Peters


Good to see you so happy. I know it was last month Going to the other place for recent news

Author — Lorr


Great vlog guys. Keeping our spirits up👍😀

Author — Tim timinny


Yippee, just in time for my lunch break

Author — cindy


Hi Chris & Marianne, finally caught up on your content and wanted to say you guys are doing a great job! Stay safe and looking forward to more episodes, so much so I’ve decided to support your travels! Kind regards, Lee

Author — LeeT


Watching in the middle of the night. Trying to catch up on your videos. I love the enthusiasm that you guys bring to even the nonideal situations. Hopefully when this is all over and you're able to continue this amazing journey you've started you will eventually make it to western NY in the states and we might be able to meet up. Cheers and keep up the amazing content!!

Author — Stephen Yeager


Another great vid although Chris I see still munches with his mouth open ha ha ha sending you both love and hugs xxxx

Author — Gypsy


I'm from Honduras, really enjoyed your Utila trip. I live in the US but love to follow vanners and such! Coffee is good, chocolate's good, wine is good...salud! Stay safe!

Author — Mayra Gilmore


Loving the vlogs! All the best! Stay safe ❤️ much love from South Africa 🌍🇿🇦

Author — Juliet Pastor


Looking Trudy ace all.
How's about a lock down challenge
for you both and all.
1 day one - 1 press up
Working upto 30days - 30press ups

Author — Boo B


It feels wrong to drink to a video about isolation and quarantine; we still did it, but it felt wrong.

Keep up the positive attitudes! And, we totally want to drink at Chris and Marianne's pub!

Author — Steven Rose


Nice to see you both Chris and Marianne. I often think of you both in your little van.you must think of your family and children. We can't wait to see you both back on the road again. Allez prenez bien soin de vous deux on vous adore.enormes bisous de France 😘

Author — Gaëtan Hobby


Love that the intro is back! What is the name of that song?

Author — Sharon Chipres


Hi there enjoy in istanbul
Loves from eskisehir
(Its 4 hour from istanbul you can visit after corona thing also near of the capital and very nice city at least you should look photos)

Author — Kaya Yildiz