Cycling East part 12 – The Black Sea coast in central...

The view along Turkey's Black Sea coast to Amasra was simply fantastic, the sun setting silhouetted the rugged coastline and the blocks of flats....

Finishing our cycle tour to Istanbul

After 30 days of straight riding, with no lazy rest days like the Tour de France gets, we had managed to cover 3000km of...

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...

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...

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 11 – Turkey from Istanbul East

We left Istanbul on what was a historic day for our trip - We began our cycle ride across the varied and gigantic continent...