05Nov

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

02Nov

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

21Oct

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

15Oct

We managed! We did what seemed to be out of reach – we got a Chinese, double entry visa! We did some research on this issue before and talked to a lot of people who wanted to get to China as well and planned to apply for it in one of the Central Asian countries. […]Continue Reading

07Oct

We haven’t been posting for a while. Last month was very busy for us – to get a visa to China we had to use all our power. From Kyrgyzstan, full of great landscapes and natural beauty, but rather a rough place, we went to Kazakhstan – a much more developed and richer Central Asian […]Continue Reading

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  • Sea to Summit
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  • VDO
  • SINGLESTAR titanium Rohloff sprockets
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