Vienna 1998-2017

On Wednesday, 30 August 2017, I arrived in Vienna. So far, I have cycled 1,449 kilometres since Jonathon’s and my departure in Brussels and that is about half way to Istanbul. I have spent 13 nights in my tent and five with family or on invitation by strangers. And I’ve been almost two days faster than in 1998. Continue reading Vienna 1998-2017

One goodbye, some hellos

About three weeks ago, I  wrote on this blog how important it was for me to share this trip with someone. It is suprising, I guess, that this week, Jona and I decided to temporarily split up in order to cycle different routes across the Balkans. Here is why and what happens next. Continue reading One goodbye, some hellos

How to love early morning cycling

Not everyone wakes up at the same time. I tend to sleep as long as I can, others just automatically wake up at sunrise. As someone who used to cycle about 15 miles to work every day, Jona definitely belongs to that latter group. That’s why, on this trip, we often get up at 6am. Continue reading How to love early morning cycling

The way to go

Finding a map app that is capable of plotting our 15,000km long route through over a dozen different countries is almost impossible. Google Maps just throws an error message at you while Open Street Maps doesn’t seem to handle additional waypoints. Only thanks to HERE Wego, which (almost*) did the job right, you can look at our approximate cycling route for the coming months. Continue reading The way to go