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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

A couple of weeks before Christmas I left Omarama on a 'mini adventure', with a plan to cycle due East towards Oamaru and then South down to Dunedin.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

It’s the 3rd January and I’m awoken by the angry tone of the alarm clock at 2:30am. I reluctantly drag myself from the comfort of my bed and chuck on my clothes.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Right before I started of this adventure I knew that once I reached Australia I would be undertaking one of the biggest challenges of my whole trip.

Friday, July 1, 2016

After spending a few days in Chumphon I crossed over to Thailand's West coast for a slightly more relaxed ride. At this point I met a fellow cyclist, who became my new cycling companion for the next 4 days.

Friday, January 22, 2016

The 3 flights to Vietnam were comfortable, from Vienna to Doha, then onto Bangkok and finally arriving in Hanoi. I made the most of the in-flight services....

Sunday, November 22, 2015


Days 24 to 27 / Date: 09.11.2015 – 12.11.2015


Day 24 - After much planning the previous day I decided I will fly straight to China. This will cut out a lot of the cold, wet countries in Europe as I head for the sun and warmth of Asia. Today I went to the Chinese Embassy, after navigating the Austrian under...

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Doneshingan (Rest day)

Day 17 / 02.11.2015

I didn’t sleep much last night so I spent some time writing blog updates instead and made sure I hung my tent and sleeping bag out to dry. The next day Marianne, one of my hosts, showed me around the city a little, which she was able to do because she was a teacher and...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

I am afraid tonight I have some sad news to share.


On the 17th October 2015 I received some upsetting grandfather had died from lung cancer. He was a great character who wasn't afraid to speak his mind, he was a dearly loved man and I miss him every day.


Marie Curie nurses provided t...

Friday, November 6, 2015

In my last post I mentioned a few times about something called 'Warm Showers'. This has been a really life saver on my journey so far and I would highly recommend it to anyone who is planning a biking trip.


What is Warm Showers?

The 'Warm Showers' Community is a free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyc...

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

After a day’s rest at a campsite in Eure-Et Siene, France I left feeling more energised than I had in the past couple of days. As I left I stopped at the nearby Lidl to stock up on supplies and then continued on towards my next evening’s accommodation near Bresles. Once I reached this campsite however I realised...

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