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 […]
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 […]
Ben uploaded an awesome video of us hitchhiking in Tajikistan. Check it out..
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 […]
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 […]
When I came to Kazakhstan and spent one day in the Kazakh mountains I felt like in Kazakhstan every day can be full of adventures. And it really is so! My first few days in Kazakhstan I had a great time in Almaty. Almaty was formerly known as Alma-Ata, grandfather of apples because their used […]
Georgia is the most religious christian country and also the country with the most alcohol consumption I ever travelled. Besides that Georgia has cows everywhere that prefer to rather stand on the middle of the road than on fresh green. So when taking a mashrutka the driver will go slalom through the cows and sometimes […]