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Day 754 (India Day 60)

Today didn’t go too badly, but it didn’t go as nicely as yesterday. My body was so tired I didn’t even hear my alarm so I got started about two hours after I wanted to. 376 more words

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Rwanda 4: Coffee and some parting thoughts

7 – 15 Feb 2018

Coffee is a common crop on the mountainsides above the lake, and indeed in much of Rwanda. Every so often I pass a coffee washing station. 1,163 more words

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Rwanda 3: The Congo-Nile trail

Early Jan and early Feb 2018 (broken by a trip into Burundi)

Mist obscures Lake Kivu until we descend some distance towards Kibuye. But the views of the steep-sided and convoluted coastline are magical when they materialise. 969 more words

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Day 753 (India Day 59)

I was just thinking of what the first words in my diary will be when there was a knock on my door. The two young guys managing the guesthouse I’m in wanted selfies.  499 more words

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Joining the Silk Road to the Orient

I can’t quite believe it but I’m now in Kashgar, China, the 2000-year-old Silk Road oasis town.

Getting here has given me time to pause and reflect on my time in Kyrgyzstan: my 700km ride from Bishkek to Osh, known as Kyrgyzstan’s southern capital. 1,839 more words

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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining us!  Departing 8th of May we’re heading over to Europe to cycle across France and Spain.

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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