In 2018 we packed our things and left our home in Germany to cycle all the way to China. 15 countries and 7 months later we ended up cycling more than we had planed. It was a hell of an adventure!
We have made it! After having cycled 7626km through 15 countries, we finally reached our home on September 27th 2018. We left in the winter, went through Austrian snow, saw the blossoming spring in Bulgaria, sweat through the summer in China and South Korea, and finally rode with and against the Autumn breeze in Poland... Continue Reading →
The Kyrgyz-Chinese border was a mystery to us and still is to many other travelers. There are different stories on the internet as to how the border crossing proceeds. We had to search different websites to gather all the information we needed. Finally, here is a report of our experience crossing this border and of... Continue Reading →
Arriving at the “Red Bridge” border at midday and seeing a long queue of cars we prepared to wait for hours. What we didn’t know is that pedestrians and cyclists (who are also considered to be pedestrians) can head to the front. Only when one man told us we should go to the front and... Continue Reading →
Our ferry landed at noon in Batumi – 9000km left to Beijing. Sakartvelo, land of the Kartlians, welcomed us with super weather and amazing views. No more signs reading Istanbul, Athens or Sofia. Now, there were pointing us to Baku, Yerevan, Tehran. No matter which direction we would take, it would be uncharted territory for... Continue Reading →
Leaving the Serbian flatlands, we traveled high up into the mountains that stretch from Niš all the way to the coast of the Black Sea. We crossed the Bulgarian border at 500m of altitude, which gave us a first taste of what lay ahead of us. Cool wind and a burning sun were our steady... Continue Reading →
Two weeks of cycling, and we are slowly beginning to feel the road. Over 750km have we traveled, and our initial confusion and nervousness are vanishing while we are entering a new stage of life. We are more motivated than ever to jump on our saddles in the morning and see where the road leads... Continue Reading →
“We will cycle around the world” sounded easier than it turned out to be. Snow, head wind, steep mountains, and noisy streets were some of the obstacles that we had to deal with. We started six days ago in Graz. Our destination is Beijing, the Chinese capital – now we are in Zagreb, the capital... Continue Reading →