Category Archives: Adventures

The Little House in the Wilderness

We had enjoyed a slight tailwind on the latter part of Monday’s cycle ride, but when we woke up bright and early at 5.30am on Tuesday, all was calm. Perhaps, if we were more familiar with the local weather patterns, … Continue reading

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The First Few Days

Well, we successfully collected our bikes from Turpan station on Saturday afternoon and spent the next few hours sorting out our gear and attempting to repack it all into our panniers. This proved somewhat difficult, as with only two rear … Continue reading

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And so it begins…or does it?

Our first week on the road has been less road-like, and more hotel-room-and-train-cabin-like.  We knew there would be some waiting around before we began our journey, it was always inevitable. We had to get visas for China and Russia before … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

The landscape that surrounds Yangshuo is as extraordinary as its reputation suggests. It would be completely flat, except for the hundreds of limestone karsts scattered across the area: huge mounds of white and orange rock protruding from the ground. There … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

It has been almost exactly 3 months since I arrived in Hong Kong. I have been freelancing for a company called Asia Pacific Adventure, an outdoor company that takes school groups out of their comfort zones in the countryside around … Continue reading

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Hong Kong – The Unknown and Unexpected

I arrived in Hong Kong three weeks ago, having traveled overland from Cambodia via Vietnam and China by bus and train. I was starting a new job, with people I didn’t know and in a place I had never been … Continue reading

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A Siem Reap Cycle Tour

For anyone interested in doing their own cycle tour in Cambodia, this blog post is for you! When we searched the internet initially, we found that most of the information online was for guided tours with established companies in Siem … Continue reading

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