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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

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