October 20, 2018

Baku marked the start of a 3000km summer bike ride south west to the coast beyond Antalya. We had flown direct on Uzbekistan Airlines from our newfound home in Tashkent, across the brown desert, the great steppe and the Caspian Sea.

Baku was noticeably holding its breat...

June 23, 2016

 The quiet highway west out of Baku city. First hills in the distance.

 The first decent climb after a few months off of the saddle.

 The 'badlands' turned more fertile

 Moody rock formations

 The start of day two, and a nice view of the distant high Caucasus....

June 20, 2016

Link to interactive route map for here.

As I pedal, I've been thinking a lot about how fortunate I am. Right down to the exquisite home made wine I am drinking right now in the beautiful mountain top village of Shighnaghi, Georgia. But I needed more than fortune to make...

June 18, 2016

Link to interactive route map for here.

Already halfway across this interesting country, only now do I have the energy and focus to write.

Getting back into any semblance of fitness is not easy. The other way around is though. Less than two months ago I was in the operat...

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Niamh & Matthew - We are teachers working internationally. We met in Togo, West Africa and most recently lived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. We both love to travel and visit new places - especially by bike.

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