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

Cycling in ‘Kazakhstan’

20 Aug 2013

Cycling in Kazakhstan

Posted by Will. 6 Comments

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Cycling across the steppe isn’t monotonous, as some people say. The landscape may not change much, the road may not bend round corners or over hills to offer new views, but the body will work with or against you, silent or complaining, the bike will whir on or jar to a halt and the road will range from snooker-smooth to…

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19 Jul 2013

I’m still alive and cycling

Posted by Will. 2 Comments

Just a quick note to say that I’m alive and cycling.  I’m about to leave Semey in north-east Kazakhstan.  Tomorrow, I’ll start my 3000km across Siberia in only 30 days.  Various escapades expected possibly featuring: – bears (and my penknife wielding ability) – home made vodka (and my inability to keep up with the villagers) – inebriated locals (and their…

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