Bicycle Check In Tajikistan

Could this be the last bicycle check during the trip? Well I hope so! The wobbly rear wheel gets straightened yet one more time, after getting treatment in Mashhad, Bukhara, Samarkand, and now in Dushanbe. It is still not perfect but I think the mechanic tried his best for the 25-Tajik-Somoni-job. Now I hope the … Read more

7484 km in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

7484 km in Dushanbe, Tajikistan! This is the total number of kilometres I have cycled across 13 countries so far during the trip from Germany to Pakistan. In 2011, I cycled 4354 kilometres from Rostock, Germany to Sivas, Turkey. During the last two months, I’ve cycled over 3000 kilometres from Sivas to Dushanbe. I still … Read more

Greetings From Dushanbe

Greetings from Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Yesterday I cycled 105 kilometres from Denau to reach Dushanbe. Going through the Uzbekistan immigration was a pain in the arse. I was the only visitor at the check post and seemed the border authorities had nothing to do so they decided to kill some time by checking all my stuff. … Read more