A new adventure
We went to the hospital to make sure nothing was broken and when we got the good news we soon started dreaming about the next
We had a great day at Angkor Wat and are now on the road towards Thailand. It will be one long road that we have
After a week of luxury, it’s time to leave Phnom Phen behind. Thank you so much Grant and Shelly! After we have cycled out of
Back on the bike!
It has been more than two weeks that we travelled in a different way. We enjoyed the places we visited and the delicious food in
It’s been over two weeks since I burned myself. The wounds are healing super well and I tried to cycle a bit in between. I
We have to temporarily fill in our trip differently. It only really gets through to us when we visit a temple in Hanoi where groups of
Dealing with mental struggles
Traveling by bicycle brings us so much. Besides discovering different cultures, feeling freedom and simply enjoying travelling, a lot is also happening inside. Sometimes you
Xin Chào Vietnam
We cycle towards the border of Vietnam. We’ve only been to Laos for a short time and part of that time we’ve been sick so
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
First week (back) on the bike
We had a very nice day in Ayuthaya with Fon and Son. They picked us up in the morning by car to show us the old
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Goodbye Turkey and hello Iran!
We have embraced Turkey into our hearts. How we enjoyed this country, the special people and the enormous hospitality, its beautiful nature, the delicious food,
Almost 2,5 months in Turkey!
After saying goodbye to our cycling friends and beautiful Cappadocia, we leave to take a night bus from Aksaray to Erzurum, to pick up our
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
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
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.
We are on our way to Dalyan from Marmaris. When we get up we notice that the air quality in the city is very bad
More travellers more tips
Wow Turkey is beautiful!! We’ve changed our whole plan again.. this time by Rikki, Altay and Mehmet. We were only just on our way the
Meeting fellow travellers
We have only just left Cannacale and soon we meet other heavily packed cyclists. A couple, she is German and he is Austrian. We chat
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
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
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
Almost two months on the road!
We are in Greece! We’ve come this far. Now back in a country where we feel more close to home in a certain way, but
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
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
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
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
The Croatian kindness.
Croats may seem a little surly at first, we don’t immediately get a smile or a hello back but once you connect and see a
Two national borders in 24 hours
Last week we switched from our own route to the existing EuroVelo8. It’s a wonderful change. The route is a bit of a detour but
I have to say.. beforehand we found it a bit scary to get on a bike in Italy. We had no idea what it would
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
The day it all went wrong…
Last night we were able to keep the tent off the ground on a wooden platform of a cattle shed. As a result, we are
The first look at the mountains and the first 1000 km!
After a cold night and having said goodbye to the lovely people whose garden we slept in, we continue cycling. We are making slow progress,
The second setback and camping in the middle of the city.
These days we have experienced rain, sun, cold, heat and storm. We leave the campsite in the rain. Fortunately, our laundry is almost completely dry.
Hills and idyllic villages along the Rhine
We made good use of Thomas’s apartment. We showered for the last time and we cook some eggs for on the road. We ate our
The big Cities allong the Rhine and our first setback
The first night in our tent, we stayed warm in our sleeping bags. The nights are cold, the mornings damp and our hands freeze when