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 →
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 having crossed Bulgaria in a week, we took a couple of days off in Burgas and then hopped on the Black Sea 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... 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 →