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The Tortoise and The Hare

We left Saint Petersburg three days ago and suddenly it felt like an entirely new trip! 🙂  All the hassle of my pannier rack breaking, the lack of fuel and my illness (which we now think was pneumonia) fell away … 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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Feeding the Rat

“the need to get out, to test yourself, to flush out the system, and, above all, to have some fun…” So Al Alvarez writes in his book “Feeding the Rat” about climber and adventurer Mo Antoine. A friend of mine … Continue reading

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