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 ‘The Netherlands’

24 Mar 2012

The road from Amsterdam to Copenhagen

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Yesterday, I cycled my bike into Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Amsterdam is now 900 kilometers and 7 days behind me. This post aims to fill you in on what I’ve been up to for the last week and give you a sense of my daily ‘routine’. Where have I been staying? What have I been eating? How have I…

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17 Mar 2012


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On Day 10, I reached the great European city of Amsterdam which is probably most famous among foreigners for its canals, liberal drugs policy and red-light district. It’s true: walking around for less than 5 minutes will have you cross dozens of bridges and pass several dubious smelling ‘coffee shops’. The red-light district is marginally more difficult to find (yes,…

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