In March 2012, I left my home in Gloucestershire, UK, to cycle around the world. I have no idea how long this will take ...

Carry on Cycling Guide

20 Apr 2013

Getting a visa for Tajikistan in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Tajikistan (Mar 2013 – Tashkent embassy) N.B. Visa information falls out of date quickly so check a number of different sources. I am a British citizen travelling with a British passport. Visa rules and costs many be different for your nationality. Easy. But you do have to wait a while. The price quoted was for express processing (1 week!) and…

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4 Mar 2013

Getting a visa for Uzbekistan in Tehran, Iran

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Uzbekistan (Jan 2013 – Tehran Consulate, Iran – StanTours) N.B. Visa information falls out of date quickly so check a number of different sources. I am a British citizen travelling with a British passport. Visa rules and costs many be different for your nationality. Moderate. There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to whether you need…

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2 Mar 2013

Getting a visa for Turkmenistan in Mashhad, Iran

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Turkmenistan (Jan 2013 – Mashhad Consulate, Iran – Vali Ansari) N.B. Visa information falls out of date quickly so check a number of different sources. I am a British citizen travelling with a British passport. Visa rules and costs many be different for your nationality. Tricky. For cyclists, tourist visas are out of the question as it requires a fully-fledged…

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5 Feb 2013

Getting Iranian visa extensions

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Iran Extension (Dec 2012, Jan 2013 – Esfahan, Shiraz Offices) N.B. Visa information falls out of date quickly so check a number of different sources. I am a British citizen travelling with a British passport. Visa rules and costs many be different for your nationality. Moderate. I applied for my first visa extension in Esfahan and my second visa extension…

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1 Dec 2012

Getting a visa for Iran

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Iran (Nov 2012 – Ankara Embassy, Turkey – iranvisa.com) N.B. Visa information falls out of date quickly so check a number of different sources. I am a British citizen travelling with a British passport. Visa rules and costs many be different for your nationality. Tricky. I’ve met many people who have managed to get a visa in 1-2 days at…

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22 Apr 2012

What am I eating?

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It may interest some people to know what I am eating to keep myself going. A few quick internet searches suggest I should eat roughly 5000 calories a day and keep a balanced diet across the core food groups (carbohydrate, protein, fat). I’m not doing particularly well at supplying my body with vitamins and minerals so all I can do…

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