The huge and spectacular sand dunes in Dunhuang, China The spectacular deserts of Gansu, Western China A visit to the famous Mogao Caves and a useful hack to enjoy the biggest sand dunes in Chin...
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
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
Bicycle Touring around lake Issyk Kul, 1600 meters above sea level, surrounded by much higher mountains (up around 7000msl), the Ala-Too range, Kungoy (sunny) Ala-Too in the north and Terskey (Shady) Ala-Too in the south, part of the Northern Tien Shan. Issyk Kul is the tenth largest lake in the world by volume (though not in surface area), and the second largest saline lake after the Caspian Sea.
Bicycle Touring from Kara Balta to Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan Independence Day, Osh bazar, Visas and other things to do in Bishkek, a laid-back Silk Road city. Today is Independence Day, we go downtown to attend the celebrations. Kyrgyzstan is a nation of very tough people, they made two revolutions in the last 10 years and their nation pride is quite high.
Bicycle Touring to the ancient city of Turkestan one of the most valuable heritages in Kazakhstan. Cycling the Silk Road under the heat of the Central Asia summer.