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Korea, South to North

Posted by on Jul 6, 04:25 PM
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North Korea

Aside from the novelty of such an experience, there was another reason for my hope consuming man’s best friend: revenge.

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A Stormy Pilgrimage

Posted by on Jun 12, 06:16 AM
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Oga

One day I was parked at a secluded place beside the road and had just taken I bite from my bread with butter and jam when I felt something brush forcefully against the side of my head. I looked down at my hand, still in the bread-holding position, and the slice had disappeared!

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Bicycling China’s Poorest Province

Posted by on Oct 18, 06:46 AM
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I felt as though I was spending more time in well-lit tunnels (still rather frightening), some of them over 4 kilometers long, than I was in the open air.

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Descent from the Plateau and a Whirlwind Side-Trip

Posted by on Sep 22, 03:07 AM
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Tibetan Houses

This had been a record fifteen days of traveling without a proper shower, a fast that I would have readily and gladly broken had the opportunity for a cleansing presented itself.

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The Land of Dunes: Dunhuang

Posted by on Aug 8, 03:49 AM
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Dunhuang

…I stay inside with them, not able to comprehend that my tent and sleeping bag were more than adequately warm and comfortable. For fear of being mistaken as ungrateful, I conceded each time, but honestly would have slept better outside.

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China's Wild, Wooly West

Posted by on Jul 27, 11:30 PM
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Uygurs

…one will pass through villages and towns of mud houses and pass through lands where nomads spend their days in sheep-skin yurts.

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Further Escapades in the Stans

Posted by on Nov 13, 11:26 AM
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My plan was this: wait until nightfall when the air is comfortable for cycling, then clobber the entire 200km (125mi) in one go. I had a strong maté at the café and at 9pm hit the road.

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Ride Statistics

Last Updated: Jun 26, 11:50 AM

  • Odometer: 46,033 km / 28,604 miles
  • Countries Visited: 30
  • Calories Burnt: 2,301,650
  • Near-Death Experiences: 6
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  • Times Stolen from: 8
  • Flat Tires: 105

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