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Before visiting, I knew 5 things about Norway: The roads are really, really steep. Everything is crazy expensive. Vicious mosquitoes and midges attack any unprotected flesh. The weather is stormy and unsettled all year long. The wild camping is wonderful.
Africa is a place that can appear both exciting and slightly intimidating for cyclists planning a bike tour. Alongside amazing cultures and landscapes is a fear of the unknown. Not nearly as much information is out there for Africa, compared
A tunnel of trees, YES! Boring? no. We weren’t supposed to cycle Finland just yet. The plan was to bike all the way through Sweden and up into Norway. Then I got a toothache. The kind of toothache that’s impossible
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Random Saddle Tales
We made it (to our own great amazement)! A whopping 3,563 kilometers around just one of Indonesia’s 18,307 islands. In comparison, London to Istanbul measures 2,994 kilometers. Maine to Florida just 2,560 kilometers. So we’ve covered a lot of kilometers
We’d been hearing about New Zealand’s charms for years. One of the best cycling destinations in the world we were told. Rugged mountain passes, spectacular coastal roads, stunningly beautiful countryside and miles and miles of unpaved backroads where the sheep
After Hokkaido, we had just a month to pedal the length of Japan’s main island of Honshu. Our visas were due to expire and we had a ferry to catch to Korea. Pounding out 2,000 kilometers in 30 days wouldn’t
“Which way now?” “I dunno.” The road suddenly split into two and we were stumped. One narrow dusty track continued straight on. The other, the more travelled of the two judging from the tire tracks, veered off to the right.