6️⃣ months on the road & 7️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ km on the same day!

We are 6 months on the road and cycled 7000 km. For those who like numbers:1️⃣4️⃣ Countries crossed! 🚴‍♀️🚴 A crazy amount of 6️⃣8️⃣7️⃣ cups of çay/tea thanks to Central…

Uzbekistan: land of golden smiles and selfies!

The land of honking cars, selfies, gold teeth, cotton balls, cows on the shoulder and waving people. Uzbekistan amazes us. We share the roads with overloaded Chevrolet vans and other…

The United Arab Emirates: a culture shock

Streets of Dubai

By boat to another world We take the ferry from Iran to cross the Persian Gulf to the United Arab Emirates. At 5 a.m. we are at the port because,…

The beating heart of the ancient Silk Road (Iran part 2)

We continue our journey through Iran and have now arrived about halfway across the country. Isfahan is an oasis in the desert and, with 1.8 million inhabitants, the third largest…

‘Welcome to Iran my friends’

Iran! A country we knew in advance that traveling was going to be a challenge. Getting a visa, no way to get money from an ATM, the climate, the rules….

Turkey (part 3): The road to Cappadocia and further east!

Tüz Gölü / Salt Lake We cycle further into central Turkey and are now in Central Anatolia. Tuz Gölü (literal translation = salt lake) is our first goal. On the…

Turkey (part 2): we are tong-tied!

Perhaps our speechlessness is also the reason why this blog has been so long in coming again! Read on and maybe you’ll be as amazed as we are…. After a…

Greece and Turkey: “We are not rich, but rich at heart”

WE ARE (VERY BRIEFLY) IN GREECE! We ride with a tailwind at high speed towards the Greek border. When we cross the bridge, the Bulgarian border post looms up first….

Bulgaria: All of us to Mongolia?!

We are still in Serbia for a veeeeery short time 😉 Near the border between Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria is Negotin. It is said that there is a campsite here…

Hungary and Serbia: “There is no road without at least any obstacle or borrow”

HUNGARY It has taken a while, but there is another (long) blog! We are crossing Hungary from North to South and the first big city we encounter is Budapest. The…