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An easy peasy way into Melbourne – notes for cyclists

Whilst on a long-distance cycling world tour my wife and I completed a cross-Australia leg which took us from Perth to Melbourne between October and December 2019. These notes were made after we arrived Melbourne along what we think is a really nice route which avoided nearly all traffic. It was perhaps one of the […]

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Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang, Laos – notes for other cyclists

Notes for cyclists planning to travel from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang, Laos The terrain between Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang in Laos is a much discussed route by long-distance cyclists who want to travel either north to Vietnam, or south to Thailand. The main reason for this interest is because of the mountains between […]

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From Bangladesh to Myanmar through North-East India (Tripura and Mizoram) by bike

Notes for other cyclists travelling between Bangladesh and Myanmar through Tripura and Mizoram states in North-East India. We cycled between Agartala (on the eastern Bangladesh/Tripura State Indian border) to Kale (pronounced Kalay and also known as Tahan) in western Myanmar in April 2019. This time of year is very hot in this region and the […]

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Route into Istanbul from Greece: information for other cyclists

Route from Kavala, Greece to Istanbul, Turkey: 14 – 20 November 2018 Out of Kavala we took the Old National Highway, the Blue Route 2 and found it to be reasonably quiet with just a few tough (ish) climbs. Apart from the mountains to the north, the road is a rather dull as far as […]

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