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Travellers Don’t Know Where They’re Going

14,311 km so far. As you know, we don’t spend a lot of time checking things off a great Tourist To Do list. Tourists don’t know where they’ve been. Travellers don’t know where they’re going. Paul Theroux Just so. Still, since a city is more than its cafe and restaurant scene (according to guidebooks and […]

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Not So Fast

14,311 km so far. The Republic Of Indonesia requires we apply in advance for a visa if we want to stay for more than 30 days, and since the country is VERY long, and we are cycling, we are going to need more than one month to properly visit it. Our one goal today was […]

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Shameful Cyclists

14,302 km so far. Even though the view outside our room was gorgeous, and the inside of our room was a little grungy, we spent almost the entire morning working in bed. Shame on us. However, what with planning yoga workshops, writing a daily blog, and trying to plan the very complicated remainder of our […]

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Sick And Tired

14,278 km so far. It had to happen sooner or later: Jane and I are sick. Lots of people around us have been coughing, sneezing, and sniffling the past few weeks, and yesterday we both woke up with sore throats. Then, last night, our old friend was back, visiting Jane. Yes, on top of some […]

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Monkeys In The Jungle

14,278 km so far. Riding out of Alor Setar this morning, we couldn’t miss the fact that we are in a new country. The Malaysia we’ve seen so far is tidier, more modern, and more Western than Thailand by a long shot. All of the signs are written in the Latin alphabet, and many are […]

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Monks To Muslims

14,232 km so far. We left behind the saffron robed monks of Thailand today and entered the first Muslim country we have travelled in since our trip through the Middle East back in 2006. Malaysia is the 21st country of our bicycle trip, and is also the second last country we will bike through before […]

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