Have you ever wished there was a tunnel instead of an endless, steep hill? Or a tarmac bike trail away from the noisy road? Not having to share the road with anyone but other cyclists? Bridges only for cyclists? Free toilets and showers? Water fountains to fill up your bottles with fresh, cool water? Vending... Continue Reading →
We entered China, and everything changed. Suddenly, we weren’t allowed to cycle by ourselves, dubious software was installed on our phones, and pictures were taken of us holding our passports in front of us like prisoners. Other travelers had warned us about the precarious situation in the province of Xinjiang. Still, what we saw took... Continue Reading →
After three weeks in Kazakhstan we are more than happy to head to endless mountains. Read more about what happened to us in Kazakhstan...
After having crossed Bulgaria in a week, we took a couple of days off in Burgas and then hopped on a ferry to Batumi, Georgia. Getting tickets for the ferry was the easy part: Gratsi called the office of the ferry operator and within a minute we had our reservations. To make a reservation you can... 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 →