The huge and spectacular sand dunes in Dunhuang, ChinaThe spectacular deserts of Gansu, Western China A visit to the famous Mogao Cave...
Bicycle touring to -154 msl, to Turpan and the ancient city of Jiaohe. Thank to the fresh water coming through the Kerez, Turpan became a green oasis in the desert.
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
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.
An easy bicycle ride from Bishkek and how we got our Chinese visa in Almaty. Bicycle touring Central Asia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
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
Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan, Silk Road, Central Asia. This is said to be the birth place of all the walnuts in the world. People live inside this huge and magical forest, like in a fairytale. The harvest season is here, and we came to see how it is.
Bicycle touring up to Song Kul, a big alpine lake 3.000msl in Kyrgyzstan, here the nomads set their yurt camp (jailoo) in summer. We wonder if it is easier to bring the beasts up here than to cycle, because that is a nightmare.