Category Archives: India

Silchar to Moreh

India had conspired with our bodies to make sure our stay was a lot longer than originally planned. But even after a total of nearly three months in the country we’d barely begun to explore it properly. It’s so huge and so diverse that we could have spent three years here and still not done … Continue reading Silchar to Moreh

Kathmandu to Silchar

2nd November – 19th November 2015 A small party gathers outside the Elbrus Home Hotel to wave us off. The owner, Khem is joined by a couple of the other staff who have looked after us so well during our stay. Fellow British cyclists, Graham, Frances and Sarah are also keen to see the tandem … Continue reading Kathmandu to Silchar

Shimla to Kathmandu

“Where are you going?” “Kathmandu!” “On this bicycle?” “Yes!” “I do not think that this is possible.” For as long as I can remember, almost universally the first question we’ve been asked by the people we encounter on this trip is “Where are you from?”. Admittedly this has varied slightly with the relentless “Atkuda, atkuda?” … Continue reading Shimla to Kathmandu

Leh to Shimla

There’s always a fine line between keeping the momentum of the trip going to seek out the next chapter of the adventure and knowing when it’s time to stop and rest. Kirsty will tell you that I have no idea where this line is drawn, and she’s probably right. 15th August – 16th September 2015 … Continue reading Leh to Shimla

Delhi to Srinigar to Leh

Flying has some advantages as a form of transport over traveling by bike. It’s quicker for one, 100’s of km pass by in minutes and hours instead of days and weeks. It’s certainly less physically demanding with the stairs up to the plane being the hardest climb you’re likely to encounter. The seats are generally … Continue reading Delhi to Srinigar to Leh