Around the world by bike; every inch of the way

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Dates 13 Mar '11 to 19 Dec '11

Flexible? Yeah, sure

Est. Cost 6,000 - 6,000 GBP (GBP United Kingdom Pounds)

Type Travel Partners Wanted

Name Around the world by bike; every inch of the way

In March 2011, I set off from my home in Peckforton, Cheshire, England, to cycle unsupported around the world. My route took me from my front door, through France, Switzerland and Germany, to the Danube River, which I followed across Europe to the Black Sea. I cycled through Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan to the Caspian Sea, which I crossed on a Ferry to Kazakhstan. A long crossing of the Kazakh Steppe and the Karakalpakstan desert from Beyneu to Nukus brought me to Uzbekistan and next up was the high altitude Pamir Highway in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Then into Kazakhstan again before a 2 month crossing of China through Xinjang province, across the Tibetan Plateau, along the Yellow River, then via Xi'an to Beijing. After that I flew across the Pacific to tackle North America. I cycled across the USA from San Francisco to Florida via, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi. I finished in Daytona Beach, Florida on the 16th December 2011 and flew home from Orlando Airport.

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Around the world by bike; every inch of the way

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  • Great Wall
  • Grand Canyon
  • Death Valley
  • Yosemite
  • Georgian hospitality
  • Karalkalpakstan desert
  • Pamir Highway
  • Samarkand

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  • Bicycle Touring