Jade and Jim

Cycling Eurasia


July 2018

Into the desert

We spent the start of the week waiting at Alat port, then waiting onboard the ship for the wind to die down, before finally getting to Kazakhstan. The ferry was a bit of an 80’s throwback, fairly rickety but we… Continue Reading →

A wasted week

So this week has been boring but necessary. We arrived in Baku on Sunday, and spent the week at a lovely hostel doing admin. We applied for our Uzbekistan visas on Monday. On Tuesday we filled out the visa application… Continue Reading →


Another week on the road, and summer is starting to get us down! Jim can’t cope with the heat, and I’m not much better! We have thrown ourselves into early starts to avoid the scorching temperatures, but it’s been hitting… Continue Reading →

Mshvidobit Georgia, Salam Azerbaijan!

Georgia was pretty crazy. It definitely feels like we are in very foreign lands now. It was also full of ups and downs. Literally as well as metaphorically. We went over our highest point since Andorra, the Goderzi Pass at… Continue Reading →

The worst week

This week has been a bad one because we both sucumed to travellers sickness. And it’s been horrid. At the start of the week we left our first guesthouse and started climbing. We knew it would be a long and… Continue Reading →

Stir crazy

This week we have done too little cycling, and yet moved quite far. We finished off Bulgaria with a few nights wildcamping after hilly days cycling, and two nights in Burgas. Having no idea what to do with getting the… Continue Reading →

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