Me, my Bike & I

The east of Tajikistan is something different, never have I been to a place so remote and cut off from the rest of the world before, not even Donegal. It’s a windy place, so extremely windy you wouldn’t believe it. I had the incredible luck to have a tailwind most of the time that blew…

Rock ‘n Roll !!!

Ok, ok… so I promised you’d get rid of me for a while, but would you look at that! Here, in the middle of nowhere on the Afghan border, I found internet. Figured I might as well use it… I’ve been following the border for a few days feeling lucky I’m on the Tajik site…

In search of the perfect cup…

If you ever find yourself wondering the streets of Tashkent or Dushambe in search of a proper cup of coffee do not despair! After a hard day of registration-hunting in Dushambe I’ve come across this cool and trendy cafe in Rajabov street where I enjoyed a well-earned cappuccino. Slightly more tricky in Tashkent where Dick…

Pippi in Uzbekistan

Hi. I’m Pippi. I come from Sweden where I found Mirjam on her way to the North Cape, and together we’ve been travelling the world! Its great fun sitting on the handlebars and listening to her songs and stories, sometimes I even sing along. But I always have to stay outside to watch the bicycle…

Back to ‘normal’

Once upon a time Mister Saparmyat Niyazov created his own fairytale country. sheltered from the rest of the world by crazy visa-rules and banning certain books, art forms and internet he created a country just the way he liked it. Build buildings he thought were beautiful. And banned the things he didn’t like, smoking for…

On the road again!

OK, im not in Turkmenistan yet, but I should be soon. I’ve spent 10 great days in Holland and it wasn’t easy leaving again. First of all since I arrived on the airport with a whole lot of luggage and half the family (well, grandparents and Esther) when I discovered there weren’t any flights to…