A river trip on a cheap ferry is a great way to see what's left of the jungle, and cast a glimpse on the traditional lifestyle of Borneo people (Dayak).
Bicycle touring and hitchhiking a bus to Urumqi. Things to do and fact to know about the capital of Xinjiang. And things you don't know the Chinese do
Kyrgyzstan, Issyk Kul lake, Cholpon Ata town, First World Nomad Games. Play polo with a dead goat (Kok Boru or Buzkashi), throw your opponent from his horse in a tense Enish fight, or grab your bride (or slap your groom) in a Kyz Kuu race!
Trying to get our Chinese visa in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan is harder than expected. We'll need to get to Almaty. We repair our bikes at the bicycle guesthouse
Among the best things to do around Almaty, Charyn Canyon is a must, while less may know of Esik Lake. Both can be reached on a day trip from Almaty.
From Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan by boat. Crossing the Caspian Sea on a Soviet-era ferry, from Baku to Aktau. Right in the middle of the Kazakh Steppe.
An easy bicycle ride from Bishkek and how we got our Chinese visa in Almaty. Bicycle touring Central Asia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan