Cycling around the World

I’m currently in the process of cycling boldly into the unknown for no apparent reason. If you’re interested in the places I go and people I meet please check out this site which I’ll be updating when I can. Here I will be telling you the tales of roads less traveled, of rivers wild, forests thick and mountains high, of lands far and cities grand, etc. etc.

If you want to boost my morale there’s 4 things you can do:

  • SOS Children’s Villages is trying to help children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions, making sure that children are able to grow up in a loving family in all areas of the world. I believe that every child needs a safe and loving home to develop to their full potential. I have been sponsoring SOS Children’s Villages over the last years and I encourage you to do the same! Please click here!
  • By week 2 I’ll be tired of my own company, so join me on the road for some time! Click here to discuss the options!
  • Send me encouraging emails/comments like how much you enjoy sitting in the office looking at spreadsheets!
  • I like taking fancy pictures. I have no pretensions to the quality but you can buy various products like postcards and posters of my attempts to inspire people to get out of the door and experience the beauty of this amazing world. Please click here!

The Great Blog o’ Grand Cycling Tales

Below you will find the blog posts that will include all the grand tales that you are looking for.

August 2014

A Beautiful Road, A Zamyad and Stitched Up

August 12th, 2014|

Short version: took a dangerous road – took an easy road – met a Zamyad – left Iran – lucky to be alive but not kicking…
While cycling in Iran everybody and their brother had […]

July 2014

Visa Land and Lazying About

July 21st, 2014|

Short version: became Teherani – tollah here, tollah there, tollah’s you can see everywhere – applied for visa – got a lot of visa – smiled to the police in Isfahan – enjoyed the beauty […]

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    Random Driving, Being Hard Pressed, Legitimate Police and Assasins

Random Driving, Being Hard Pressed, Legitimate Police and Assasins

July 4th, 2014|

Short version: reached Iran – encountering random driving – met a man who lived in Tehran for 40 years and in Marand for 23 years – walked through some alleys in Kandovan – checked […]

June 2014

Turkish Paradise, Carpets, A B&B, and Teşekkür Ederim

June 16th, 2014|

Short version: checked out some carpets – went to an old B&B – made friends on the road – went to the police – cycled, hiked and swam in paradise – took a picture […]

May 2014

A Cave, Fairy Tales, and Chatting over Çay

May 29th, 2014|

Short version: climbed out of Ankara – had many chats over çay – slept in a cave – fled into a house – fled out of Göreme – checked out some valleys – admired […]

A Date, a School, and a Man From the East

May 16th, 2014|

As said in my previous post I sailed into Turkey under a blazing sun. Edirne is a lovely town and in this lovely town stands a lovely mosque. Actually, this mosque, the Selimiye, was […]

April 2014

A Crusade, a Bathing Session and the first Adhan

April 30th, 2014|

Quickly after leaving Belgrade in the afternoon the eurovelo became a mudbath on a dike. After a couple of kilometers of cycle wrestling I had had enough and took a sandy path back to […]

A Hike in the River, A Trauma, and Watery Eyes

April 21st, 2014|

Although it is possible to ride from Komarom to Budapest in a day I decided to stop a bit earlier in Esztergom. This city at one point in time was the capital of Hungary […]

Schön und Blau, a Suburb and little Moscow

April 10th, 2014|

So I got to the schönen blauen Donau at Linz. And as a matter of fact, at Linz, the river seems quite clear and with the blue sky also seems quite blue. I cycled […]

March 2014

A Bridge, a Window and a River I Could not Follow

March 30th, 2014|

When I was planning the following part of my journey some time ago with a map and a nice coffee, sitting in a comfortable chair, I envisioned it to be highly idyllic. I was going […]


  1. acid mustafa March 28, 2014 at 01:16 - Reply

    Cycling till I dont want to cycle no more! .. nuce tittle bro. Keep cycling. Im reading your blog.

  2. Ken April 22, 2014 at 06:28 - Reply

    A post every 10 days is a good idea.

    Friends crossed Canada 2 years ago and spent so much time blogging I don’t know how they found time for cycling. :)

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