You’d be crazy not to cycle in Vietnam but, at the same time, you also have to be a little crazy to cycle there! People, culture, food and lots of quirkiness … all of this and much more in this entry about this amazing country
Ups and downs in Nepal
Although we enjoyed our time in Nepal very much and we still recommend it as a cycling destination, it’s also a land of huge contrasts and you never know what’s around the corner …
Being land travellers and having decided to go from Northern Europe to the tip of South East Asia, we cannot escape borders and everything which comes with them. Borders are very stressful places for long distance cyclists and, in this post, we would like to show you why we consider them the worst thing on…
Nothing Like India
India has a terrible reputation when it comes to road safety and for this reason alone we weren’t really looking into it. We did, however, manage to learn a lot about things which don’t normally catch our eyes …
Our time in China was nothing like we were expecting. We ended up doing very little cycling and a lot of discovering, not just the uniqueness of Xinjiang Province and how the Chinese government tries to control absolutely everything, but also about ourselves.
About that Time we Went to the Pakistani Border Knowing we Didn’t Have a Visa
Bad Internet on The Pamir, nowhere to go to in China and terrible IT systems in Pakistan; a story about cycling to Nepal
Tajikistan; cycling at the top of the world!
Tajikistan is, for many cyclists, synonym of mountains, and that’s what we went there for! What we didn’t know, nor expected, was that there’s much more to fall in love with than just that…
Surprisingstan; unexpected Uzbekistan
Spring had finally come and we were really looking forward to camping and spending some time in the wild. “Unfortunately”, Uzbek people had other plans for us…
Quickmenistan; 96 hours in Turkmenistan
We were expecting 5 days of hardship, flat and boring desert landscape and the police force on our back but what we found was, luckily, far from this reality.
One year on the road, how do you feel ?
A few hours before our departure last year, we posted about our feelings as we were about to embark on the trip of our life (read here). One year and millions of adventures later, reading back on those words brings a smile to our faces as we realise how far we have come on so…