In January 2018 Eleanor and Lizzy set off to cycle over 10,000km from London to China. Find out about their preparation, practice and experiences on the road here.
Lizzy has been working as an outdoor instructor and expedition leader for four years. Not really a cyclist but a keen expeditioner she has travelled to Peru, Norway, India, Egypt and Thailand to name a few. She is looking forward to the speed the horizons change on a bike.
Eleanor, has travelled around the world for both work and play. Learning camp craft though Girl Guiding and getting the travelling bug well and truly on a British Exploring trip to Svalbard. She is taking a break from work and looking forward to life on the bike.
As I pedal up pass number one out of two on my 3rd day out of Osh, I wonder if I’m struggling so much because 1: I can’t do hills, 2: it’s really steep or 3: I’m still recovering from whatever it was that caused my system to violently empty itself 2 nights ago. It’s … Continue reading Getting high
So I know you’ve been waiting anxiously for the next instalment in our travel saga; sorry I’m so terrible at keeping the blog up to date! I left you in northern Kazakhstan and many adventures and events have occurred since, but the major development (if you haven’t already heard) is that Lizzy decided to return … Continue reading Life after Lizzy
We have entered new territory: Kazakhstan. Unable to enter Iran on our budgets (thanks, politics) and not wanting to cycle through Russia, we took to the waters once again on a ferry across the Caspian Sea. This ferry is somewhat stressful for travellers to catch, particularly if you enjoy European timetables and travel on a … Continue reading Crossing the Caspian Sea: Baku to Aktau
We have arrived a milestone in our trip: April 25th marks halfway by time on our adventure. We have not had any major accidents, not been attacked by men or bears, and we have managed not to kill each other. So, all in all, a successful 4 months! There is still a lot to learn … Continue reading All roads lead to Baku