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Tibet & Peru by bike; crossing the Himalaya and Andes when you are fifty plus
by Pieter Parmentier, tour started September 2005, submitted 15 April 2008
language: en, nl

Cycling in Tibet is hard. Why would someone who considers himself to be a quiet normal family man go cycling in such a country. Or more precisely, why would anyone go cycling there at all.

Most people do not know much about Tibet other than that it is rather high up and far away, and so it is. We knew more about this 'roof of the world' than most before we went, but fortunately not everything. But let's start at the beginning; who are we and why did we want to go to Tibet in the first place!