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Northern Laos Mountains

Northern Laos – The best motorbike adventure ever!

A few days before new year I came to Laos crossing the border by bus going from Xishuangbanna in Southern China directly to Luang Namtha in Laos. The border crossing was smooth and without any issues. I easily got the visa on arrival for 35 USD at the border. They just asked me for a […]

Tandem cycling across the Pamir Highway

Check out how Ben and I cycled across the Pamir Highway… It’s a story of our bicycle adventure on endless roads of the second highest highway in the world. We get to enjoy great Tajik hospitality and have lots of fun cycling, repairing the bike, cycling and again some bike fixing. 😀 Read the full […]

Look how excited we were getting into Afghanistan

Ben made a video about our detour to Afghanistan. Check out how excited we’ve been about getting into Afghanistan and how our excitement changed after one week in jail in Afghanistan. Also check out my updated report and the full story how we got detained, interrogated and imprisoned for a week in Afghanistan. How not to […]

Wu Wei Si Kung Fu Temple Kick

Ami Tu Fuo – How I was living with Shaolin Monks for one month in China

Martial Arts are an important part of the Asian culture. In China it’s Kung Fu which originates from the Shaolin Monks, Buddhist monks who were studying the movements and the stances of the animals to use them for defending themselves against attackers. Living with Shaolin Monks in a Kung Fu temple in China has always […]

Ben’s Video about hitchhiking in Tajikistan

Ben uploaded an awesome video of us hitchhiking in Tajikistan. Check it out..

Hitchhiking in Germany

I’m still alive – and on the road again! :)

Hey Guys, for all of you who’ve been worrying what happened to me. I hope you haven’t sent the special forces yet to get me out. I’m still alive, I didn’t get arrested and the best is I’m traveling again. I love the freedom of traveling – especially when there is no deadline, no return […]

Fenghuang

China, China! You crazy country!

When traveling in China, first I was overwhelmed by the impressions that flew into my head. My friend Ben and I cycled his tandem bike into Kashgar, the first big city after the border, and the whole city was screaming at us. Everything went BAHHHHH! Bright lights and colourful signs are illuminating every building and […]

Hitchhiking the Pamir Highway

A race on the second highest highway

My travel mate Ben and I had an interesting side trip to Afghanistan which took us longer than expected. When we made it back to Tajikistan I had only five days left on my Tajik visa. The first day we spent with getting back to Khorog where we left Cindy, Bens Tandem bike at a […]

Backpackers in Afghanistan

How not to travel in Afghanistan

What the fuck? What a trip! Since Afghanistan was the last Persian country I didn’t visit so far I wanted to go there all the time. Anyway I didn’t expect my short journey to this place to be so exciting. When I applied for the Tajik visa in Bishkek I applied for a double entry […]

Fan Mountains Tajikistan

Amazing Hospitality in Tajikistan

What should I say about Tajikistan? Tajikistan is one of the countries with the most hospitable people I ever met. You can knock on any door and ask “Chai? Plov?” and they will be like “Sure, come in. Drink my tea, eat my plov and sleep in my house.”. And then they will never just […]

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