I thought it would be useful to look back over the journey so far by plotting some of the landmarks reached using Google Maps: Narborough, Leicester, England to Vesoul, France View Larger Map Vesoul, France to Aosta, Italy View Larger Map Aoast, Italy to Gorizia, Italy View Larger Map Gorizia, Italy to Zagreb, Croatia View […]
Slovenia is stunningly beautiful in many ways and makes a fantastic playground for an energetic cyclist. Beware though, where there is beauty there is also beasts….
From Aosta I headed East to St Vincent, stopping beside the River Dora Báltea for the night, it was crystal clear with sandy banks, perfect for an early evening dip. The views were stunning, however I felt in some respects there is only so many pictures of Mountains one needs to take. From St Vincent […]
One day in the alps, experiencing the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, slow climbs, fast descents, breathtaking scenary and an unexpected visit to A&E.
There is something quite satisfying about finding a ripe juicy apple, which just a few moments ago was released, fully nourished, from the mother tree. Earlier this week, I was fortunate enough to find an apple tree shedding fresh apples, which provided both shelter from the sun and rare shot of fresh fruit into my […]
I have noticed during my time on the road so far that one solution appears to solve all of my basic problems; hunger, thirst, shelter and connection with others, can all be resolved by simply cycling on until I find what I’m looking for. Cycling on is very specific to my circumstances at present and […]
How do you finance a world bicycle tour? Is probably the question that a lot of people would like to ask but don’t always feel comfortable asking directly. I wanted to address the topic because answering this question was certainly high on my agenda when researching the trip. One of the reasons for choosing a […]
At last, the first post, somewhat later than intended it almost didn’t happen at all… I originally planned to launch this blog 1st of January 2013, then 1st of February, then I started to loose confidence in the whole idea of cycling around the world altogether. The process of trying to put my ideas and […]