30, 000km.

As we cycled into Konya, Central Turkey yesterday we celebrated as we reached another momentus milestone….we had reached 30,000km. Arriving a day earlier than expected we had also ridden 100 miles with full panniers and camp  gear. It was certainly not intentional – there just wasn’t anywhere to stay on route. While the scenery itself […]

30, 000km.

As we cycled into Konya, Central Turkey yesterday we celebrated as we reached another momentus milestone….we had reached 30,000km. Arriving a day earlier than expected we had also ridden 100 miles with full panniers and camp  gear. It was certainly not intentional – there just wasn’t anywhere to stay on route. While the scenery itself […]

Flags, pride and independence?

Depicting a white crescent moon and star on a red background the Turkish flag is everywhere. Turkey is a proud nation though I would say it’s also not the only flag adorned place we have ridden through. Thailand, Malaysia, the USA and closer to home, Denmark, all show off their colours. Back home the story […]

Hospitali-tea.

Have a cup of tea…have another one….love -er-ly cup of tea. Oh my. I have never, ever known such hospitality. I really am turning down cups of tea. My relationship with tea goes back a long time. I’m sure I probably even had tea in my bottle as a baby. My gran always had the […]

Riding home for Christmas

After a short diversion via a wedding in Denmark we arrived in Turkey, Trabzon to be precise. It was from here that we would start what is for now our last bike tour. With around 30, 000km so far and 28 countries visited we have had an amazing time. I love travel and, for the […]

Denmark. Bike lanes and fart kontrol.

Our trip to Denmark was somewhat of a diversion….again, though this time we were attending a wedding rather than filling time during the monsoon season ( the reason for our France and Italian jaunt last year). Despite making regular trips home we have still been riding since July 2012 and sadly trips to see friends […]