ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘cycling’

26Oct

Cycling in the Outback of Australia required a bit more planning than we were used to. We had decided to cycle towards Kings Canyon and Uluru using primarily 4WD tracks. Since there are not that many options to restock on food, we had to buy a lot of supplies in Alice, where we could find supermarkets […]Continue Reading

28Jul

We left George Town with a plan to visit Cameron Highlands, a place famous for it’s altitude, jungle walks and tea plantations. Lying above 1800 meters the place is the only part of the Malay Peninsula, that guarantees a relief from the humid, tropical heat. A day after we said good bye to Penang, Mat […]Continue Reading

23Jun

Soon after reaching the coast (in Krabi), we had to go to a hospital. While playing on the beach, Mat kicked a piece of old, dry bamboo and a piece of it got stuck in his ankle. The splinter was removed by a skilled surgeon and after some days of resting, we could continue pedalling. […]Continue Reading

19Dec

Right after we re-entered India (this time on a short, 3 months long visa) we headed North to Darjeeling – a region famous for its tea plantations and a mild, mountainous climate. To get to Sikkim, a unique Indian state squeezed between Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet we had to apply for a permit in Darjeeling […]Continue Reading

02Dec

Entering Nepal was a huge relieve for us – we were very tired of Indian lowlands (chaotic, crowded, noisy and polluted) and literally seconds after we crossed the border we knew, that Nepal would be completely different. Seeing a modest building of the immigration office in Mahendranagar told us a lot about the country. We […]Continue Reading