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All descriptions are in English, unless otherwise noted.
|Tasting Travels - Tasting the Cultures of the world by bike
tour started November 2011, submitted 1 December 2013
Europe, Asia, Australia: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, NewZealand
language: en, de, es
Blog entries and Articles about people, places and cultures.
Bicycle Travel as a Model to Cultivate Empathy.
We are currently travelling by bicycle and promoting this idea along the way. We would like to share the wonders of bike travel with the world and help other people to plan their own. We do this by writing about our experiences in our blog, posting articles about people, places and their culture in our website and giving live presentations in schools. We are moved by the strong believe that bike travel is an excellent way to cultivate empathy in our world, not only towards human beings but to other living species. We hope you have fun browsing through our site and we will be happy to hear from you. We look forward to receiving your questions and reading your comments. We are at your service.
|One year off: NZ, Australia, Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia
tour started 2009, submitted 10 February 2012
This is the summary of the e-mail we sent home to friends while cycling during our one-year off bicycle journey. It contains some useful info as well as simple descriptions of our experience.
Italian (we can reply to any question in English!)
|Esperance to Perth via The Granite and Woodlands Discovery Trail
tour started April 2010, submitted 20 January 2012
A nine day road from the coastal town of Esperance via Norseman and then along the The Granite and Woodlands Discovery Trail through to Hyden and then the wheatbelt to Perth.
If you are riding east-west across Australia this gives posting gives you information on an alternative way through to Perth once you have crossed the Nullabor.
|Geraldton to Perth bicycle tour
tour started July 2009, submitted 19 January 2012
A weeks ride down the coast of Western Australian from Geraldton to Perth via the Brand Highway, Indian Ocean Drive and then Two Rocks, Yanchep and the coast back to Churchlands in Perth, Western Australia.
I rode my Surly Long Haul Trucker pulling a BIB Ibex trailer.
|the most difficult thing is to leave: a cycling tour through New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia
tour started January 2009, submitted 6 January 2012
Got married,he asked for a hold, she resigned, rented the flat and we were ready to say our granny and cats goodbye.
|Southeast Asia and a bit of Australia
tour started October 2010, submitted 29 May 2011
Golden and brown leaves falling back home. Migratory birds are leaving. Time to take off for me too. The initial plan was to cycle from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur, yet it went all different. And good. 6 months on the road, meeting great people, dwelling in great places, sharing great experiences.
|Fahrradweltreise ''Reise zum Horizont''
tour started March 2009, submitted 22 February 2011
Europe, Asia, Australia, America: Germany, CzechRepublic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, NewZealand, Chile, Argentina
language: de, en, es
Die Reise zum Horizont war ein Traum, eine verrueckte Idee. Heute ist sie Wirklichkeit, eine bewusste Entscheidung, eine Weltreise mit dem Fahrrad. Am 15. Maerz 2009 in Oldenburg (Deutschland) gestartet, ist das Ziel die ''weite'' Welt. Mit dem Anspruch, den Weg weitgehend mit dem Fahrrad zurueckzulegen, ist es ein Erfahren fremder Laender und Kulturen, auch bzw. besonders jenseits klassischer Touristenziele.
|A Bike Journey - London to Melbourne
tour started May 2010, submitted 3 November 2010
Europe, Asia, Australia: UK, France, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia
language: en, de
A Bike Journey follows our bicycle travels between London and Melbourne. Having lived in the UK for 6 years, we are now moving Down Under and have decided to go by bike! We left London in May 2010 and have so far cycled through Europe, Turkey and Iran. We are planning to continue our journey through India, South East Asia and Australia. We hope you enjoy following our tour.
|Myrtle the Turtle Trike Tour
tour started July 2007, submitted 1 September 2010
Asia: America, Australia, USA, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, NewZealand, Australia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand
My plan is simple: ride as long as it is fun!
In July 2007 I closed the door behind me to start my first trike tour. I had no idea how far I would get and this tour took me from Canada to Guatemala. I had such a good time I continued on spending 9 months cycling New Zealand and Australia. In 2009 I cycled through Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.
|Through the lands of Kiwis & Kangaroos by bike.
tour started October 2007, submitted 30 August 2010
Australia: Australia, NewZealand
In October 2007 we started pedalling across Australia. The point of departure was Darwin, and from there on the first week of December, almost 5,600 kms later we reached Sydney.
From Sydney we flew to Christchurch to cross the South Island of New Zealand. We changed our initial route and pedaled the whole South Island. This took us a lot more time as we thought (so beautiful landscapes and so tough mountains to climb on wheels...) therefore the plan to pedal on the North Island had to be changed...:(we rented a car in Wellington and reached Auckland almost 2000 kms later at the end of January 2008).
On our trip across the Kangaroos territory we crossed several Aboriginals' territories and national parks. Kakadu, Uluru and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)... fantastic sacred places to bike!!. Before reaching Katherine we received rewards from Life and help to survive a 5 months old Joey... we pulled him out from his dead Wallaby mother's pouch.
On wheels we carried a message of freedom, peace, love, and the joy of life.
|Taking my Mountain Bike to Australia
tour started September 2000, submitted 12 August 2010
My last three year before retirement, I have been covering 'Asia' as a sales manager. The Singapore Changi Airport has been more or less my home... I hit this airport at least three times a Months. So, I decided to take my mountain bike with me, leave it at the Changi airport and continue travelling further after my business trip. Anyway, I have to spend some miles from my contingent... Adelaide was a good destination... And I have been interesting in wineries at the Barossa Valley... I combined both...
Adelaide, a good place to stay. Nearby Hahndorf. A 'German' city. With German menus on table of the restaurant, German newspapers, etc. Visiting the Barossa Valley is easy. You can do it a day... And moreover, you find well known wineries with International reputation. Very popular the 'Shiraz', a very tasty red wine! Still my favourite, beside Californian brands. Enjoy the pictures on my site! Good luck to all the followers!
|Great ocean road cycle
tour started February 2011, submitted 16 April 2010
The 2011 Great Ocean road cycle challenge. Three days of riding along Australias most stunning coast line. An amazing experience. Riding with a team of like minded cyclists for a great cause.
|Biking the Stuart Highway
tour started June 2004, submitted 8 February 2010
This the story of Fernando Candido's cycling trip across the outback of Australia from Darwin to Port Augusta via the Stuart Highway, a 29 day long journey from sea to sea, a distance of 2900 km.
|A 14.492 km bikeride around Australia in 69 dayes
tour started 2006, submitted 5 February 2010
language: en, dk
Since my last attempt in 2002, it had annoyed me I didnt complete, and as time passed, I realized I had to try again, to regain at least some self-respekt. In the meentime Swiss/Australian Eugen Schilter had set a incredible new record of only 55 days and 17 hours. A time I had no intentions on beating, my only goal was to complete a full Around Australia biketrip.
I set a timetable of 74 days, or pretty much an average of 200 km a day. This would beat the Danish record of 80 days, if completed. I made an agrement with the Australian Red Cross to promote Blood Donation, in return I was allowed to wear their logo on my back, hoping for some goodwill and a safer ride in the traffic.
This time I brought camping gear with me, it would be cheaper acommodation and I would not have to rely on roadhouses as much as last time. I had a trailer too, and it meant lots of space for food and water on the long parts. Afterall, I wasent going for the world record, so a few extra kg didnt matter.
I choose a route going more north this time, up to Innisfall, then west to Normanton and south to Cloncurry. This would ad nearly 500 km ekstra to the trip compared to 2002.
|Tour of Gondwana
tour started May 2005, submitted 20 January 2010
Australia, Asia, Africa, America: Australia, PapuaNewGuinea, TimorLeste, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet, SriLanka, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Madagascar, Lesotho, Swaziland, SouthAfrica, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, CostaRica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, USA
My goal for this Tour was to visit all of the major inhabited parts of the former supercontinent of Gondwana. Today, those places are mostly located in the Southern Hemisphere. Another aspect of my plan was to avoid long airplane trips by crossing oceans on container ships. That part of my Tour frequently caused problems, but I did hold fast to that idea, more or less. I traveled alone during 40 months and covered a little over 86,000 km by bike in 44 countries. My primary interest was the simple joy of cycling in new places, but I also concentrated on Natural History, Flora and Fauna, Ancient Sites and Diverse Cultures. My site contains sections describing Tour preparations, detailed logs, photos, posts written during the Tour, and a collection of essays written once it was complete.
|Tandeming 'round the world' 09
tour started December 2008, submitted 29 December 2008
Europe, America, Australia, Asia: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, CostaRica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, NewZealand, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, USA, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, China, Germany, CzechRepublic, Croatia, Bosnia, Italy, Spain
We are entering our fourth year on our tandem adventure 'round the world'. We have visited Mexico, Central & South America, New Zeland, Australia, South East Asia, China, and Europe. We are now wintering over on the Costa Del Sol, Spain. Off to Morocco in Feb. 09 then back into Europe for 09.
|Growing list of rides around Languedoc, France.
tour started 2008, submitted 25 December 2008
This is a blog mainly about short rides in the south of France, mostly Languedoc. Each entry has a short description of the ride, pictures, and a Google Map at the bottom, outlining the route. I do have a few longer trips in there as well, with more coming as I get out on the road and do them!
|Cycling the South Island of New Zealand
tour started February 2004, submitted 14 December 2008
I have a confession to make. There are times when I enjoy planning our trips as much as taking them. There is a certain excitement to putting a magic marker on a map knowing that you will be following that zig zag line on your bike. Could it be that the planning process heightens the anticipation of the trip? Is it the beginning of the adrenaline rush? And if it was adrenaline that we were looking for, then why not go to the adrenaline capital of the world, New Zealand!
The tour would begin in Wellington at the southern tip of the North Island. We would take a ferry ride across Cook Sound to Picton. From there we would make our way to the coast and bike along side the Tasman Sea to Haast. At Haast we would turn inland to Lake Wanaka and Queenstown. After taking a week off from biking to hike the Milford Trek, it would be back across the island to the Pacific Ocean and Dunedin. Our trip would end in Dunedin where we take the bus to Christchurch and then the train back to Picton.
|Electric Bicycle World Tour
tour started May 2009, submitted 18 October 2008
language: en, es, cat, ch
An experience never attempted before by one person on an electric bicycle - an alternative form of personal transportation highlighting the use of cleaner energy sources and living with less reliance on traditional combustion energy.
Touring the world in an eco-friendly way, to promote and encourage the development of a global culture of energy conservation and waste reduction.
In collaboration with an NGO whose focus is on international environmental projects, a `one kilometre - one hope' sponsorship program will allow individuals to show their solidarity and become part of the tour.
A global adventure on an electric bicycle through 5 continents via two Olympic and a candidate city: Beijing, London and Madrid.
|Project VELAIA - A VELosophers epic journey around gAIA
tour started 2007, submitted 6 September 2008
Europe, Asia, Australia, America: Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Tibet, Australia, NewZealand, USA, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile
language: en, de
This is the website and travelogue of The Project VELAIA. 22 year old velosopher, environmentalist and often minimalistic outdoor adventurer Daniel N. Lang has decided to go around the world by recumbent and upright bicycle after finishing an epic journey of more than 17.000km from Paris to Beijing as a rider of the Beijing to Paris 2007 Carfree Rallye, following coastlines for hundreds of kilometers, crossing deserts during mid summer in the Middle East, Central Asia and China and climbing some of the highest passes of the world under extreme conditions in the starting Tibetan winter.
After Eurasia he cycled Australia, New Zealand and the United States and is now on a tour through the South American Andes, starting in Caracas, Venezuela and cycling his way down to Chile at the time of writing this (beginning of September 2008).
|The continuous bicycle touring story since 2002 + no plans to stop
tour started 2002, submitted 9 June 2008
Asia, America, Australia: USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, CostaRica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, NewZealand
We are Tim and Cindie Travis.
We left our Arizona, USA home back in March ( 2002), and have been traveling by bicycle throughout the world. We have peddled through Arizona, Mexico, Central and South America. Our future plans include Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, Russia, Canada, and the USA. Our plans will take us the next several years to complete.
Visit our popular web site that is updated frequently as we travel. You will enjoy thousands of pictures, our daily journal, and the online discussion.
tour started December 2007, submitted 31 March 2008
Am Morgen des 01.12.07 landete Mäfju in Auckland. Auf seiner 4 monatigen Reise will er die Nord- und auch die Südinsel erkunden. Er startete entlang der Westküste Richtung Süden und passierte einige Herr der Ringe Drehorte, bevor er in die von Surfern geliebte Gegend um Raglan kam. Dort verließ er die Küste und fuhr quer durchs Land nach Rotoruo, wo er für einige Tage bei einer Familie verbrachte, die ihn schon in Auckland eingeladen hatte. In diesen Tagen erkundete er die sehr aktive Geothermische Gegend mit Vulkanen, Geysiren und vielen blubbernden Tümpeln. Danach ging es weiter an die Ostküste und entlang dieser wieder nach Auckland. Damit war die erste Runde geschafft. Der zweite Abstecher führte ihn in den Norden wo er in Paihia Silvester verbrachte.
|International Cycle Traveling, solo and self contained
tour started 2008, submitted 31 March 2008
Europe, Australia, America: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Italy, Australia, UK, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Chile, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Russia
I'm at one of those grave intellectual impasses that have been known to bring even greater minds than my own to a standstill. I have an orphan sock. Trivia, you say. Ha! I think not.
The cause of this problem is surely the work of that Slovakian KGB Agent, foolishly disguised as a laundress in Svolen. She stole it, I'm sure. Probably for a DNA sample to impress her superiors in Bratislava. They've been following my every move since the kustoms agent in Warsaw asked me the purpose of my visit to Poland. When I answered ``vacation'' the disbelief on his face gave him away. What, doesn't anyone go to Poland on vacation?
But back to the real problem, the orphan sock. The purists among cycle tourists would say, ``Throw it away, it's excess baggage. And while you're at it, cut three inches off that over-long toothbrush handle.'' But the Calvinist in me says, ``Save it. It's a good sock, nearly new.'' I've already reduced the weight of my baggage by losing its mate. Maybe I'll lose another and be back to even and lighter still.
|My travel around New Zealand by bicycle
tour started November 2007, submitted 3 January 2008
Dopo Patagonia, Toascana, Sicilia e Corsica ecco la cigliegina sulla torta: la Nuova Zelanda da Auckland a Christchurch in bicicletta. Due mesi e mezzo e 4500 km (almeno credo, il tour deve ancora finire!) tra laghi, vulcani, alpi e splendidi paesaggi costieri.
|A trip around Patagonia from Ushuaia, Torres Del Paine, Lago Del Desierto and Careterra Austral
tour started 2007, submitted 20 December 2007
Europe, America, Australia: Chile, Argentina, Spain, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Australia
Here is a trip that takes me to places I have dreamed about for 35 years. Mountains, Glaciers, Volcanoes and Easter Island.
Now includes my 2007 tour of Australia.
|Cycling around Asia and Australia
tour started May 2004, submitted 24 October 2007
Asia, Australia: Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Australia
language: en, it
In May 2004, after having worked for 18 months in China, I decided to hit the road to fulfill my dream of a lifetime: to travel extensively in Asia and Oceania without the pressure of time and the necessity of airplane travel. My idea was to travel mostly overland and give myself enough time to get to know faraway countries and different cultures by living as close as possible to the local realities.
Having met Fred during my last months in China and finding his ``RTW by bicycle'' a very stimulating way of traveling, I planned my journey in such a way as to be able to join him in the Philippines and spend 6 months on the road with him. The experience was a success and when Fred took the road to Europe from India, I decided to continue traveling by bicycle on my own in South-East Asia and finally Australia.
|Planète.d - 2 French, a tandem, and a camera around the world
tour started April 2006, submitted 21 October 2007
Europe, America, Asia: France, Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, NewZealand, Australia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Greece, Italy
language: en, es, de, fr
Planète D. is our volunteering and filming world tour on the tandem bike. It's that simple.
|Pennyfarthing world tour
tour started May 2006, submitted 12 September 2007
Europe, Asia, Australia: UK, Holland, Germany, CzechRepublic, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Australia, NewZealand, China
A world tour on a rather odd bicycle.
|Viaggi in tutto il mondo. In auto, a piedi ma soprattutto in bicicletta.
tour started 2007, submitted 11 September 2007
Sono rimasto stregato dalla bellezza della Terra durante le lunghe camminate effettuate nelle ``mie'' Alpi o i brevi sentieri percorsi tra le migliaia di cascate del parco di Plitvice in Croazia. Ho avuto la sensazione di poter rallentare lo scorrere del tempo nelle interminabili giornate in sella alla mia amata bicicletta, percorrendo le strade sterrate nel mezzo della pampa patagonica così come salendo e scendendo per le dolci colline toscane e siciliane. Ho anche imparato ad apprezzare la capacità, l'ingegno ed il genio artistico umani, visitando alcune splendide capitali europee, la vivace Rio de Janeiro, le caotiche San Paolo, Buenos Aires, Los Angeles, la surreale Las Vegas e la inarrivabile New York.
Tutto questo cerco di raccontare nelle pagine del mio sito web.
|Round the World and other Tours
tour started 2007, submitted 18 August 2007
Europe, Asia, Australia, America, Africa: England, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, USA, Portugal, Spain
Read about my adventures by bicycle around the world,taking in Europe, the Near East, India, South East Asia, Australasia, and the USA on Route 66.
For something a little less ambitious, I have prepared details of a three-week tour of the beautiful landscapes of central Portugal.
Or if you prefer a central base and some day rides, read about my routes on the Spanish island of Mallorca - a cyclist's paradise, with warm weather, flat hinterland, stunning mountain climbs, and huge ice-creams!
|Darwin to Perth
tour started July 2007, submitted 31 July 2007
As I came to the sign ``Perth 46 km'' I become a bit sentimental. I remembered a moment on the opposite side of time and space, the end of the first day (Day 0) just outside of Darwin. I was at the kitchen of a caravan park and a young fellow asked me where I was going to. ``I'm cycling to Perth'', I said. I had a sum total of 41 km under my belt at that time. The other camper, preparing the meal at the kitchen, looked at me bewildered, thinking probably ``What is this lunatic talking about?''.
|Paul Carter's Cycling Adventures
, submitted 12 July 2007
America, Africa, Australia: USA, SouthAfrica, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Russia, Australia
Just a simple compilation showing some photos of my solo, minimum preparation/planning, fast, travel light, using only my vacation allowance rides across the continents. First ride was with road bike, all other rides on Orange P7 rigid mountain-bike with semi-slick tyres.
|wish tour (world bicycle tour) photos and stories from a bicycle tour around the world
tour started July 2007, submitted 8 July 2007
America, Europe, Asia, Australia: America, France, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, CzechRepublic, Germany, Holland, UK, Monaco, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia
Welcome to the Wish Tour!
Below you will find the photos and journal from a two-year, 20,000-mile bicycle journey around the world.
Starting in July 2005, this journal will take readers across the United States, Europe, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Borneo, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.
The journey began more than 20 years ago, as the seeds of a dream to circumnavigate the globe were cultivated from a deeply personal and painful experience.
[Absolutely stunning pictures.]
|Bicycle Journey New Zealand 2008 - ka roa, te haere!
tour started January 2008, submitted 23 May 2007
language: en, de
A three month bicycle journey through both islands of New Zealand. It begins in Christchurch in January 2008 (south island) and ends in auckland (north island) in April 2008. This is a Live-blog that already contains a lot of information...and during the trip you can track my route and read fascinating reports with amazing pictures!
|Cycling the South Island of New Zealand
tour started February 2004, submitted 23 May 2007
Our trip began in Wellington at the southern tip of the North Island. After a day to adjust to the time and date differences, we took a ferry across Cook Sound to Picton. From there we made our way to the coast and biked along side the Tasman Sea to Haast. At Haast we turned inland to Lake Wanaka and Queenstown, the adrenaline capitol of the world. After taking a week off from biking to hike the Milford Trek, it was back across the island to the Pacific Ocean and Dunedin, where we stopped cycling and used wonderful New Zealand public transportation to make our way back to Wellington.
|Mal & Lee's Cycling Diaries
tour started October 2006, submitted 3 May 2007
Mal & Lee on a world recumbent cycle tour of the world.
Just completed a cross continent tour of Australia and circumnavigation of Tasmania.... Off to the UK now :-)
|Newlyweds Cycle the World!
tour started January 2007, submitted 22 April 2007
Asia, America, Australia: NewZealand, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, China, Nepal, India, Chile, Argentina
We are Sarah Erck and James Welle, two 27 year old ex-Microsoft employees who decided to get married, quit our jobs, sell all of our material possessions, and travel around the world on our bicycles for one year...or more!
It all began innocently enough in 2005 when Sarah's mom gave James the book Miles from Nowhere on his birthday. Sarah, being the bookworm that she is, read the book immediately and fell in love with the idea of riding a bicycle around the world. James was a little more reluctant at first; he was an avid cyclist but was worried about quitting his job and spending a lot of money on a trip like this. Sarah persisted and in the end she was able to convice James to take the plunge and in September of 2006 they decided to officially do the trip after James finished his work on Windows Vista. The fall of 2006 was spent furiously planning and preparing for our departure date of January 2007!
|What a Wonderful World Tour 2006-2012
tour started August 2006, submitted 4 March 2007
Having sold all our belongings; paid all our debts; having said goodbye to all our friends, we will be looking forward to a five year cycling adventure. It will take us around the world and through five continents.
During our travels we'll keep you up-to-date via this site with travel stories via our diary; photos in our slide show; and we will even try to put some film in as well.
|Thirty sleeps on a bike (Baby on board)
tour started 2000, submitted 24 January 2007
language: en, fr
On the road, we stopped at a fruit and vegetable stand owned by Maoris natives, the first peoples to inhabit New Zealand. They gave us a warm welcome and soon the whole family, aunts, uncles, and children, was buzzing around us. They showed us their craft centre and took some pictures. Thinking we were missing something, they made us a Baby on Board sign. We fastened the sign to Marjolaine's bike, over-thanked our hosts, and were back on the road an hour and a half later with 3 tomatoes, 1 avocado, and 10 kiwis.
|Cycling Home From Siberia
tour started 2006, submitted 23 January 2007
Europe, Asia, Australia: Japan, KoreaSouth, Russia, China, Guinea, Australia, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Tibet, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon
A 40,000 km. 3 year ride through 30 countries, from far eastern Russia (Siberia) in winter, to London England, via Australia. Trying to cover the whole route by bicycle and boat only. I have encountered plenty of good times and a few tough ones, noteably in Siberia (camping at minus forty), Papua New Guinea (pushing my bike down a beach as no roads) and Tibet (in winter).