Cycling East part 25 – Arriving in the Himalayas – Nepal

A few weeks ago I had no real idea where Almaty even was but due to the invisible wall of Chinese politics I...

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 23 – Kyrgyzstan the part with the big...

The next section of cycle touring  out of Bishkek and around Issyk Kul lake did the impossible and out scenery'd the first part of...

Cycling East Part 22 – Kyrgyzstan and The Nomads

This post about cycle touring across Kyrgyzstan took some time because it covers possibly the best riding and some of the most interesting and...

Cycling East Part 21 – Kazakhstan Visit 2/3

At the Kazakhstan border the guy searches hard for my visa, I say Anglia no visa, but he's not taking my word, he opens...

The Kinesis Tripster ATR – My latest review

I've been cycling east for at least 8500km over 95 days and reached Eastern Kazakhstan on the Kinesis Tripster ATR and now I'm almost...

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...

Cycling East Part 18 – Aktau, riding in Kazakhstan Visit 13

This was the first and shortest of three sections of Kazakhstan I would be cycle touring across. In Aktau the romantic Kazakhstan world of...

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....

Cycling East Part 16 – Azerbaijan

Cycle touring across the border from Georgia to Azerbaijan went very smoothly, this route certainly had the greatest military presence so far, guns were...

Cycling East Part 15 – Tbilisi to Azerbaijan

After leaving Marion to fly home from Georgia the cycle touring trip changed a lot for me. Leaving the centre of Tbilisi alone while waving...