Perhaps “My” instead of “Our”, after separating from Yuily I was cycling through Kazakhstan myself while she took a flight to Kyrgyzstan. What waited for me was a country with incredibly untouched scenery and hospitable people.
Wide, empty landscapes where nothing but grass grows, yaks are herded and Buddhist monasteries stand. This is the Tibetan Plateau, and we experienced it in its finest.
After arriving from Guilin by train, we went on to cycle the famous Yunnan tourist trail. Spectacular mountains and old towns waited for us, a very good cycling experience.
From the businesses of Hong Kong to the famous karst Scenery of Guangxi, we had an interesting start to our bicycle trip.
After finishing our trip around Taiwan by bicycle, we were ready to aim for bigger targets. The silk road across Asia seemed very appealing and we pretty much knew that we wanted to do it.
Our final stretch home was pretty, but not without complications. And with a lot of experiences richer.
High Mountains. Landslides. Dangerous downhills. Taiwan had more in store for us, but gave us a fantastic, memorable time.
Taiwan didn’t make it easy for us beginners, throwing in tons of rain and the coldest day since 10 years.
As we stated sometimes on this blog and our Facebook page, we want to travel by bicycle starting 2016. What is our motivation for doing so, where did we find the inspiration and what are our goals? Let’s try to give some answers.
When you look at Taiwan on a map, it seems like quite a small island. Only about 200 by 400 km in area, it’s smaller than states in many other countries. Is it possible to keep yourself entertained here for a year? Yes. Very much so. I was really looking […]