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 20 – Cycle Touring Uzbekistan Part 22

From cycle touring in Uzbekistan, Bukhara was probably my pick of the historical Uzbekistan towns, but next I was cycling to Samarkand with its...

Cycling East Part 19 – Uzbekistan Part 12

Looking in the mirror at the Uzbekistan border I was covered in dust from the desert riding, making my hair look grey and my...