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A Collection of Tales from the Road – Introduction

In this series of blog posts, I will record and share some stories of a rather long bicycle ride of 40,100 kilometres through 60 countries. This post is a shortish introduction detailing some facts and figures and how I have structured the large task of compiling so many stories. … Continue reading

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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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The Good People We Meet

  A commonly used adage is “The less one has to give, the more generous they are’”. This may presume that material possessions are a gauge of how much one has. Or that giving is a sign of ones kindness. I prefer … Continue reading

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Biking Stuff: Ride Diary – Sumatra, Indonesia

Click here for an interactive map of our route in Sumatra. Ride Diary Week 2: Bukittinggi to Bengkulu A bit more than a week (10 days) but no point in doing a week 3 blog post for only 3 days. We ended up … Continue reading

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Education Project: Surprise School Visits in Sumatra

It has now been 10 months since Matthew and I left our teaching jobs and although I love the freedom that this career break brings, I sometimes miss the classroom. Sumatra has been quite challenging in some ways but we … 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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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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