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Pedalgogy in the USA

Hello from the US of A! Couldn’t have asked for a better start to the North American leg of our ride around the world. Hosted by our friend (and fellow international teacher) Mark in Chicago who helped us to get … Continue reading

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Beautiful Places and Moments: One Year on the Road

We are now half way through our ride around the world. Since leaving our teaching jobs at Tashkent International School, we have cycled over 12,000 kilometres through 11 countries. Uzbekistan: Kyrgyzstan: Kazakhstan: China: Laos: Cambodia: Vietnam: Thailand: Myanmar: Malaysia: Indonesia: Not the entire 12 months … Continue reading

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Tales from the Road: Sumatra – An Intense Introduction to Indonesia

Be warned, Indonesia is a full on assault on all the senses for sure – which was a real surprise. We had prepared ourselves mentally for China, but Indonesia is up there with it in terms of being hectic, polluted in … Continue reading

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Biking Stuff: Cycling Thailand – A Beginner’s Perspective

I only started cycling about 3 years ago and still consider myself a beginner, despite having cycled over 10,000 km so far. Thailand is a great place for bicycle touring for many reasons but it I found myself commenting often … Continue reading

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Biking Stuff: Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is a paradise for bike tourers. Although most people haven’t heard of this Central Asian country, we met more fellow cyclists here than anywhere else we have been. Challenging climbs and rough terrain are rewarded with pristine views along … Continue reading

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An Economist’s Take: Budgeting and Adventure Part 2

Budgeting for a bike tour. Reflecting on the last 6 months and thinking ahead. This post was first published on www.pedalgogy.net in January 2018. If you are thinking of having a break of any form to go and wander, I … Continue reading

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Beautiful Places and Moments: Myanmar

Mergui Archipelago, Southern Myanmar When cycling the world, visa duration is a serious consideration. Upon entering Thailand we were issued a 28 day stamp, as no actual visa is required for many nationalities. While this certainly saved us some money, … Continue reading

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Education Project: Back to School – Briefly

Follow our bicycle journey around the world at www.pedalgogy.net or on Facebook. One of our aims while cycling around the world is to visit schools along the way and to engage students in workshops in order to develop our educational project: www.tedweb.org.   We had … Continue reading

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Biking Stuff: Three Most Memorable Experiences in Cambodia

Follow our bicycle journey around the world at www.pedalgogy.net or on Facebook. Cambodia is a relatively small country with surprising variety – from the unpopulated, rural northeast to the more touristy beaches of the south coast. Our bicycle touring journey took us from Stung Treng … Continue reading

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Selected Ramblings: Change in the World

Follow our bicycle journey around the world at www.pedalgogy.net or on Facebook. Click here for our Vietnam and Cambodia route maps. The world has changed a lot since the year 2000. Touring the world in this day and age has been remarkably smooth in terms … Continue reading

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