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We have got a double entry visa for China with 30 days for each stay, which means that we had to leave the country after one month and re-enter it once again. Hong Kong seemed like a nice option for this short break. Especially because it is visa free for most of the European countries […]Continue Reading


One of the cities we wanted to visit in China during our first month was Guilin. We have read quite a lot about this city and decided to change our plan a bit and instead of going straight to Hong Kong, take a little detour and give it a try. It turned out to be […]Continue Reading


From Chengdu we cycled to Leshan, a city famous of its gigantic Buddha carved in a rocky cliff. It is the highest sculpture ever made by people – 71 meters! Very impressive! The site is rather a tourist destination than a holy place – you can hear more shutter sounds than holy mantras there. Anyway […]Continue Reading


Sichuan, a province in the West from Tibet, turned out to be a remedy for the coldness of Xinjiang. After 5 days of resting in Urumqi (Ania had a problem with her knee and could not cycle too much) we made a decision to take a bus somewhere South. It was not easy – almost […]Continue Reading


We have been waiting for this day for a very long time. Getting to China was a kind of our goal, since this sounds really big: “I cycled to China”, and it is the last country on the former Silk Road that we roughly followed (but not our last country). Crossing the border between Kazakhstan […]Continue Reading