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…
Iran: land of contrasts
Iran is quite simply a land of contrasts. We spent three enriching and eventful months there and we still often talk about it and compare our current situation with our life in Iran, especially, but not only, whenever we have a beer! This, beer, is the best example of what life is like there because…
Turkhilly (part 2)
Welcome back to Turkey! In the first part of this blog entry we talked about the geography and gave some impressions on this amazing country and its people and in this second edition we’d like to share with you all some other aspects which we enjoyed, or not, about our time spent in Anatolia. The…
Turkhilly (part 1)
We have now been almost 3 months in Turkey and, to tell you the truth, we are not staying longer because our Visa “only” lasts 90 days otherwise I’m sure we would have taken a few more detours in this vast and varied land. Our time in Anatolia is coming to an end and there…