Vancouver, Canada, September 2015 It was the center of the Klondike Gold Rush, that began in 1986 and ended three years later 1899. It was the capital of the Yukon, until the Alaska Highway was built and that honor was passed on to Whitehorse a city about 500km south of […]Read more ›
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One day, nine stories. Empathizing with other travel cyclists We cycle most days and every now and then we meet other cyclists. Often there is talk about gear, camping possibilities nearby, the route, visas and other cycling friends who are somewhere ahead or behind. But Roberto and I rarely have the […]Read more ›
Hari Raya in Malaysia. Kepala Batas, Kedah, Malaysia 2013 Finally I was about to see my good old friend Apit again. It had been four years. “Maybe you can join us for Hari Raya”, he proponed. Back in Germany I used to be the local German to guide Apit through weird […]Read more ›
Songkran in Nong Khai: Alor Setar, Malaysia, September 2013 I was standing in the back of the running pickup truck when I saw the pistols. They were just kids, they yelled “foreigners” and came running to shoot us. I had my gun ready, aimed, and splashed plenty of cold water […]Read more ›
Malaysia, September 2013 The Khmer food of Cambodia can be a real treat. As bike tourists we cycled through the countryside, far away from Western restaurants with Pizza and Burgers. Instead we had the fortune to try the local food. The base of Khmer food is rice. Usually a pot […]Read more ›