Tajikistan – Part 2 (Qalai Khumb to Rushon)

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Country: Tajikistan From: (Before) Qalai Khumb to (After) Rushon Days on the bike: 5 Kilometers cycled: 250-300 km At the end of the last entry, I was pulling into a guest house. I had just started cycling alone after a week with a cyclist. The guest house was run by a friendly, but quiet local…. continue reading »

Pokhri – a village on the India-Bhutan border

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Say you’re a farmer, and only have a small patch of land that you and your family work on. You have five kids, and need all of them to work on the farm to get any significant amount of money from it. Then, one day someone comes to your family and says that it’s much… continue reading »

Packing List for Bicycle-touring

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I’ve already made a packing list for motorcycling, now here’s one for cycling. This is the actual list of things I’m taking with me on my trip to Central Asia. I have never been on a long cycling trip before, so a lot of research went into what to pack, and it turned out I… continue reading »

Yet Another How To Quit Your Job And Travel Post

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tl;dr (Too Long; Didn’t Read): Things can work out if you work for it. I had not planned on writing one of these “How to Quit Your Job and Travel” posts because my story isn’t nearly as dramatic as many other travel bloggers. I wasn’t “tired of the 9-5 grind”, I didn’t have any major… continue reading »

Bhutan

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Bhutan, the only carbon negative country in the world. Bhutan, the happiest country in the world. Did you know they measure their country’s progress by something they call the Gross National Happiness (GNH) index? Bhutan, the only Himalayan country without a garbage problem. Where tourists and foreigners are treated with kindness and warmth. Where the… continue reading »

Northeast bike trip

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Almost immediately after my Karnataka+Goa Motorcycle Trip, I set off on my next ride through the Northeast of India. The first step was for me and Perezosa (that’s my motorcycle) to catch the train to Kolkata, and then set off from there. Like the Karnataka-Goa trip, I’m going to write a series of posts about… continue reading »

Buenos Aires – Food

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I was in Buenos Aires more than two years ago. I spent a few weeks more than I intended to because all my documents and electronics, and most of my t-shirts and underwear were stolen. But that’s a story for a different day! I’m here now to tell you about the amazing food. It was… continue reading »