Travelling by Pedalling

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Off the beaten track

Last blog ended at the ‘UXO Lao visitor center’. That morning while we were packing our things I noticed I wasn’t feeling very well and

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Sabaidee Lao

We have crossed the border into Laos and cycle to Houayxay where we will take the two day slow boat to Luang Prabang with a

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See you later Thailand

We leave Thailand today after a month and a half of enjoying this country. Thailand has conquered a special place in our hearts and luckily

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Holidays

This year Christmas and New Years were different than ever before. For Nina it was the first time she celebrated the holidays in a warmer

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Thai hospitality

Last week we received a lot of hospitality, met interesting people and had good conversations. It helps us to understand the country better, but it

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The Pai hole

We cycle from the Buddhist monastery towards Pai. We do not assume that we will make it in one day because there are significant climbs

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Buddhist Monastery

We lived for a few days in a Buddhist monastery. To get to know Buddhism better and to better understand a large part of the

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Expectations

We leave the flat land behind and start our journey towards the mountains of Thailand. We have been looking forward to this because in the

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Routine

We are slowly getting used to cycling again. The first days we didn’t know how to sit comfortably on the saddle. But the worst saddle

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The adventure has begun! 

What a great start to our trip. We have experienced everything I missed from traveling in a short time. Tasting culture, meeting people, having good

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Happy travels!

We are in Bangkok!! The journey will finally be continued. And we have decided to skip three countries because two of them are  recommended by the

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Back home 

We are back in the Netherlands. And this time not because I broke something but for nicer reasons. Even though we miss the traveling life

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Shiraz

We arrived in Tehran by bus from Rasht. It is already dark and we still have thirty kilometers to cycle from the bus station to

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The Iranian jungle

Today, together with Iris and Dominik, we leave Ardabil behind and head towards the Caspian Sea. But first we have some things to arrange. We

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Sabalan mountain 

We are back on the bike. The environment is beautiful, rounded rocks with different colors in them, it is mainly dry but where water flows

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Our Iranian family!

We are staying in a cave with our tent. The environment is very special. You see how the earthly plates slide over each other and

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Cappadocia!

We have arrived in Cappadocia! This is a moment we have been looking forward to this moment for a long time. Ever since we knew

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Kurban Bayramic 

We leave Konya after a day of rest. There is more than a hundred kilometers on a big road planned today and we are not

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A new chapter 

We said goodbye to Sixtine and Tom. For the first time in more than a week that we are with the two of us again.

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Our Turkish family

We are now on the bus from Gebze to Çanakkale as I write this. We’ve completely changed our plans. Ersin the cyclist we stayed with

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Incredible Istanbul!

We never thought we would be staying in Istanbul for over a week! The ferry to Istanbul takes 2.5 hours. Before we get on and

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Trouble in paradise

After resting at the campsite for a few days, we are fully charged again and in good spirits to continue cycling. As always, we leave

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Mixed feelings

Our last day in Montenegro has arrived. We fell in love with this country in a very short time. Nature is here in its full glory! We

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Mesmerizing Montenegro!  

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a special country to cycle through. We pass through beautiful green areas where the air feels moist and warm, rough mountain

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The week of opposites

The week started very relaxed. We ended up staying in the same place for four nights. That was not the intention at all, but it

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Spring has arrived! 

Now that we are out of the mountains, the vegetation has completely changed again. Everywhere we see fields full of flowers! We have fewer cold

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Here we go again!

We have been looking forward to this moment for the past four months.  I rehabilitated and returned to my old job.  Q was able to

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