Hello! Welcome to our cycling blog of our journey from Hartford, UK to Hong Lok Yuen, Hong Kong.
We are Charlie and Louise, twins from Cheshire, with this crazy notion that we can pedal 7000 miles to China, some with more training than others (ehem Louise!). We set off on 2nd May 2016 and are currently cycling through Europe (go to The Journey to see our whole route).
Check out our latest blogs below to see how we are getting on and follow us on instagram @awheelylongjourney for regular updates.
China Part 1
...After one of the more interesting boarder crossing involving multiple bag scans and a taxi across 140km of no man's land we sped down the road towards Kashgar...
Punctures, spaceports and not so restful rest days - Kazakhstan part 2
Our last two weeks in the beautiful Kazakhstan were busy ones as the end of our 30 day visa was looming and we still had a long way to go. We blasted down the road from Aralsk to Kyzylorda to Turkestan and Shymkent leaving a trail of 100km+ days in our wake.
Crosswinds and camels -Kazakhstan part 1
Kazakhstan is huge, it's the 9th biggest country in the world which is pretty much the size of the whole of Europe! The whole journey is 3,016km and we have a 30 day visa to get from Aktau to Taraz...
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