The last stage The end of a bicycle journey around half the world Many travelers say that the arrival after a long journey is more difficult than the departure itself. And the longer you are on the road, the greater the difficulties. This journey of mine will now end after eight years. Eight years? How […]
I´m nervous as the engines of the Boeing A346 howl louder and louder and as the plane accelerates on the runway. Soon the machine is fast enough and the wheels lose contact with the earth. My stomach tingles as I look out the window and the familiar ground becomes smaller and smaller until clouds eventually […]
Cappadocia – a famous region in Turkey, a must see if you are there. Amazing rocks, fairy chimneys, old churches and caves where the people were used to live since a long time. There are even underground citys for several thousand people. Christians used them for hiding in times of war. Be aware if you […]
In Turkey I met three turkish girls on a bicycle, and we spend one lazy week together. Here is the video:
Hos Geldiniz – Herzlich willkommen (For my english followers – this time only in german, but you can have a look at the pictures. Next video from turkey will be in english.) „Herzlich willkommen“ steht auch auf vielen Fußmatten in Deutschland. Doch was herzlich wirklich heißt, lerne ich hier in der Türkei. Ein paar Beispiele […]
Istanbul – I spend almost two weeks there. It is an amazing city; big, loud, crowded, unbelievable and hard to describe. Fortunately I had my camera with me. This are some Impressions of Istanbul, but only from the central parts Sultanahmet, Eminönu, Karaköy, Beyoglu, Taksim, Kadiköy and Bostanci. You can watch the video in HD-Quality […]
Istanbul – one of the biggest citys in the world. Not so easy to enter by bicycle – but we´ve made it.
Wir waren für 10 Tage in Bulgarien und hatten am Anfang ein paar Probleme: Die meisten der Schilder waren in Kyrillischen Zeichen und nicht zu verstehen, also fragten wir nach dem Weg: “Entschuldigung, ist dies der Weg nach Sofia?” Die alte Frau nickte mit dem Kopf also fuhren wir weiter. Aber warum rief sie dann […]
I cycled in Serbia together with Euan and John from England. We followed the Danube trough Belgrad, passed the Iron gate, and crossed after one week the border to Romania.