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Into the Kyrgyz Mountains

Into the Kyrgyz Mountains

By bicycle through Kyrgyzstan Country: Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan From Tashkent to 38 km before Ala-Bel Pass Days on the bike: 5 Kilometers cycled: 253.5 Average Kilometers per day: 50.7 Total Kilometers cycled till Nearly Ala-Bel Pass: 7668.46 Total days travelled till Nearly Ala-Bel Pass: 393 Lesson learned: Three days are […]

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Cotton fields on the Silk Road

Cotton fields on the Silk Road

Country: Uzbekistan From Samarkand to Tashkent Days on the bike: 4 Kilometers cycled: 318.41 Average Kilometers per day: 79.60 Total Kilometers cycled till Tashkent: 7414.96 Total days travelled till Tashkent: 381 Lesson learned: Do not take the Uzbek registration bureaucracy too easy Most wonderful miracle: Meeting a collegue from high […]

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Between buckling calves and donkey carts

Between buckling calves and donkey carts

Country: Uzbekistan From Bukhara to Samarkand Days on the bike:4 Kilometers cycled: 264,55 Average Kilometers per day: 66,14 Total Kilometers cycled till Samarkand: 7096,55 Total days travelled till Samarkand:373 Lesson learned: Melon is a better snack than junk food and cookies Laughed about: ourselves for not being able to ever […]

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Thank you Esmeralda

Thank you Esmeralda

  Country: Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan From Turkmenabat to Bukhara Days on the bicycle:3 Kilometers cycled: 152 Average Kilometers per day: 50,66 Total Kilometers cycled till Bukhara: 6832 Total days travelled till Bukhara:654 Lesson learned: Corny soap operas convert grumpy soldiers in laughing friends Most wonderful miracle: Seven nice old men […]

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Turkmenistan: The crowded ghost town of Mary

Turkmenistan: The crowded ghost town of Mary

Country: Iran and Turkmenistan From Sarakhs to Turkmenabat Days on the bike: 1/4 Kilometers cycled: 15 Average Kilometers per cycling day: 15 Total Kilometers cycled till Turkmenabat: 6690 Total days travelled till Turkmenabat: 361 Lesson learned: There are habited ghost towns Laughed about: A photoshopped president Food we ate: Shashlik […]

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The doctor’s order: Today no border!

The doctor’s order: Today no border!

By bike from Iran to Turkmenistan About a long, long bus ride to Moshooooood, feeling like movie stars, a powerful shrine and the cycling community The bus ride to Mashhad hurt our egos. We wanted to cycle but we had lost too much of the little visa time in Tehran, […]

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Imaginary oasis

Imaginary oasis

By bike through Iran About the difference between an imaginary oasis and the reality, bus cheating and sleeping on the bike The desert can be hot, really hot. Especially if you decided to cycle through it. In August. There is not too much shelter around and the best option to […]

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The slowest cyclists ever

The slowest cyclists ever

About rudimental hieroglyphs, Iranian hospitality, a place where everybody speaks English and not being able to write and ride at the same time We spent another night with Sep in Tehran and then made our way to leave the giant city. The traffic of Tehran was horrible as usual, but […]

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