Taking tea like the locals in Turkey, Uzbekistan and Darjeeling

Tea Tea Tea. The British normally love it but I'm indifferent, well I was until I cycled to Darjeeling in India.  Tea is not...

Getting Visas for Central Asia

With Europe left behind the craziness of getting Asian visas started. After much googling and forum searching I reached my plan of attack for the...

Review of Morvelo bike clothing

At the start of cycling east I was pretty anxious about using brand new and untested clothing for such a long trip. Put simply,...

Cycling East Part 24 – The Grand Finale

After cycle touring across the remote Kegen border crossing into Kazakhstan it hit me that I was in the most amazingly picturesque spot with...

Cycling East Part 17 – Rail Ferry across the Caspian Sea

This post is the first one that contains no cycling, instead its my adventure catching the ferry from Baku, Azerbaijan to Aktau in Kazakhstan....