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 →
After three weeks in Kazakhstan we are more than happy to head to endless mountains. Read more about what happened to us in Kazakhstan...
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 →
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 →
From Milan (Italy) we headed north to Lake Como for a hiking day trip. When we arrived in the small town of Como, we were overwhelmed by the huge amount of other tourists. Mid-January seemed to be an odd time for high season. Anyway, I took this incident as a source of inspiration for a... Continue Reading →
You aren’t quite sure what this article is about, so why bother reading it? At worst you spend ten minutes of your life reading things that don’t much lighten up your world. But think about the best case for a second. Might this article cause you to instantly change that which you proudly call your... Continue Reading →