We are often asked what are the first steps to get started in bicycle touring. Well, there’s a short answer to that: find a bike, pick a destination (or better, just a direction), pack some stuff, and go cycling.
Photos of my amazing journey riding and singing my way over 8.500km through 9 countries for 6 months while being fuelled with 500 scoops of gelato.
When I crawled out of the tent this morning it was freezing outside. I didn’t sleep very well at temperatures close to 0°C. I stopped by at a shop in Pacifica and loaded my bike up with fruits and vegetables. The great thing about the shop: Everything that is not […]
Leaving Beijing was not that easy. Of course I planned everything perfectly in the morning and of course when I left I was 30 minutes behind my schedule. Stupidly I spent all my remaining Yuan for food on that day. I didn’t buy much food but if I would have […]
Out, Out, I’m out Bye, bye non-existent traffic rules, people spitting on the street, eating indefinable food, and also bye-bye Beijing smog.
I made it to China! I get off the plane walking straight towards the customs. I’m glad they let me in because otherwise I would face serious difficulties flying back home to Australia!
It’s almost 1am and I’m still transfering files, packing boxes and sorting clothes. Today has been a day full of organizing things for the trip. Looking back to this day I want to share some valuable advice: