Whoosh, whoosh, whoosh all the way down the mountain for 15 odd kilometers. Ok maybe it was more like bump, curse, bump. The rock-strewn Daxuenshan Pass road was rough, and we maxed out at around 8 kms an hour. Still, it was fun to finally be going DOWN after such an arduous ride up. [...]
Whoosh, whoosh, whoosh all the way down the mountain for 15 odd kilometers. Ok ...
Independent Tibet travel for foreigners has been officially off-limits for years. The occasional intrepid ...
Southwest China deserves to be near the top of any adventure cyclist’s must-ride list. ...
An enraged local man punches Eric in the face, busting his glasses. That’s how our ...
We love Laos. This is where we met way back in 1996 and the country ...
The wind picked up, the sky turned a deep indigo and a few moments later ...
World Biking Image Wall In 2006 when we set off to cycle to Cape Town, ...
Almost six months ago we rolled off the Pelni from Malaysia and set out to ...
A little to the left, a slight move to the right, a minor change of ...
This is a guest post from the Cycling El Mundo team, Amanda Zeisset and Antonio ...
Independent Tibet travel for foreigners has been officially off-limits for years. The occasional intrepid cyclist does manage to sneak in, but most who try it get booted out by the ever-vigilant officers of the PSB (Public Security Bureau). Unwilling to risk potential lock up in a Chinese prison, we opted for the next best [...]
Southwest China deserves to be near the top of any adventure cyclist’s must-ride list. The last 3 weeks biking Yunnan province have been some of the best in recent years. Yunnan is a place of empty spaces, pristine natural beauty and a colorful mix of ethnic groups. Southwest China If your image of China [...]
An enraged local man punches Eric in the face, busting his glasses. That’s how our China tour began. Actually, there were two men. The middle-aged guy shook Eric by the collar while the younger one threw the punch. A case of road rage gone really wrong Here’s how it all went down… The Chinese guys [...]
We love Laos. This is where we met way back in 1996 and the country will always hold a special place in our hearts. Much has changed since we backpacked there in the mid-90’s. Back then there was no tourist trail. A few backpacker friendly guesthouses were popping up in Luang Prabang but that was [...]
The wind picked up, the sky turned a deep indigo and a few moments later the clouds burst. The rain fell fast and furious, pelting the thin metal roof under which we were sheltering. I was grateful to the Thai monks for their tradition of welcoming travelers. Tonight we would have a safe, dry place [...]
World Biking Image Wall In 2006 when we set off to cycle to Cape Town, we NEVER EVER imagined still being on the road 8 years and 150,000 kilometers later. Spend some time browsing through the images below and the same thing might just happen to you! Keep scrolling down to reveal pictures from the [...]
Almost six months ago we rolled off the Pelni from Malaysia and set out to circumnavigate Sulawesi. We survived that (but just barely) and went on to bike the length of Java (which turned out to be much better than expected). After my whirlwind trip to Montana and Eric’s stay in Jakarta (which is a [...]
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Welcome to World Biking! We're Amaya and Eric, two ordinary people who gave up regular lives to become bicycle nomads and cycle around the world. Since 2006, our two-wheeled journey has taken us 149,000 kilometers through 96 countries on 6 continents.
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- Burkina Faso
- Central America: Part 1
- Central America: Part 2
- Equatorial Guinea
- Ethiopia-Part 1
- Ethiopia-Part 2
- Europe: 2009 return
- Guinea Bissau
- India-Part 1
- India-Part 2
- Malawi-Part 1
- Malawi-Part 2
- Mexico-Part 1
- Mexico-Part 2
- Middle East-Part 1
- Middle East-Part 2
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa and Lesotho
- South Africa and Swaziland
- South Africa-Part 1
- USA-Central States
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- Western Sahara