I got to get out of this place…

I have cycled about 200km in the last 5 months. That must be a record for some one on a big bicycle trip 😀 Together with mum, dad, Hans, Ali and Sally (my new best friend for two weeks) I set of on a rafting adventure down the Seti river. A fairly calm and low-grade…

Never Ending Peace And Love

That’s what Nepal stands for. Just so you know 😀 My bicycle was still where I left her! She got a bit rusty. She’s been sitting outside since I left her in December when I came down from Tibet. The poor thing. But she’s gonna get some serious attention when I get back, in about…

My Bike, and the art of zen-maintenance

The Dalai Lama was busy. Understandably. I didn’t like the atmosphere in McLeod Ganj, which now makes sence as I heard about the situation in Tibet. So I got out of there quickly but not before hiking up to Triund where you get a brilliant view of the snow-capped mountains. So there I found myself…

Too lazy to backpack

It is much better for me to be on the road, have places to go and things to do. If I don’t I can easily spend days on end drinking coffee and reading books on rooftop terraces. Nothing wrong with that, really, but I’ve got the feeling I need to get moving again. I just…

You never walk alone

And in my case I started walking with Carla, Ed and Carl. Three of my six friends from Nyalam (Tibet). We’d spend a short but fun time together in Kathmandu, filled with lots of food (ahh… pizza, chips and burgers…) and my birthday party that even included Tenzing, a Buddhist monk! I enjoyed the lovely warmth…

That’s quick…

I know I’s only been a few days since the last update, but… I want to let you know about the most unreal part of the journey so far. The stretch between Nyalam and just after the Nepali border was crazy. In the morning I cycled past frozen waterfalls and slipped over an icy road……