A ride across the Caucasus

A ride across the Caucasus between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea and up to Erzurum on the Anatolian Plateau. Having arrived in Baku on the Caspian Sea we head west across the desert country of Azerbaijan. The roads are good. Baku itself is awful for cycling but out of the city was fine.… Read more

A ride through Armenia and Iran

A ride from Yerevan, the capital of Armenia south to the Iranian border, along the border on the Iranian side to Jolfa, to Marand, Tabriz, Saqqez, Sanandaj, Hamaden, Arak and Tafresh. Then the bus to Tehran. Armenia is a poor Christian country surrounded by richer Islamic countries. Much of its prior land has been taken.… Read more

A ride in India

The Chhattisgarh ride. To get into Chhattisgarh we land in Hyderabad and ride up to Warangal on the first day. We then have to go SE for a day to get over the Godavari River. We stop in Konta, Malkangiri and Jeypore. Then in Dantowara, Basur and Jagdelpur. Heading north we arrive at a junction… Read more

A ride in Germany

A brief trip to Eurobike. Short of time I fly to Frankfurt, land early in the day, keep my bike in the box (that I have bought at Sydney airport), catch the ICE train at the station to Ulm, which involves change of train and platform along the way. At Ulm station they have lockers… Read more
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