Jade and Jim

Cycling Eurasia


March 2019

Gule Gule Turkey, geia sas Greece

Turkey was short but sweet. Just 4 and a half days riding. But we felt so welcomed by everyone. Even before we swung a leg over the bikes, someone had come to invite us to eat at the friends restaurant…. Continue Reading →

One year on tour!

After a great breakfast and waiting for a bike shop to open (it didn’t), we left Edrine behind us and headed south. We had a day of fairly flat farm roads through the countryside, a fantastic donnar kebab at lunch,… Continue Reading →

The last leg

We started the week in Taiwan, and ended it in Turkey. One final night with our first Taiwanese W.S hosts, Julia and Yoshi, and then our last two flights, Taipei – Dubai – Istanbul. The flights were fairly uneventful, and… Continue Reading →

Good bye New Zealand, Ni Hao Taiwan.

We were quite apprehensive about arriving in Taiwan. After such an easy time of everything in New Zealand, it felt quite scary going back to a country that had a language barrier. Both verbal and written. Everything we had read… Continue Reading →


Feeling a little worse for wear after a night of Taiwanese liquor with our lovely hosts, we set off into Yilan for an easy days ride. It was warm despite the misty rain, and we cycled through the city to… Continue Reading →

Taroko Gorge and the big climb.

The east coast has been brilliant. We spent a while riding along the East Rift Valley, with the central mountains on one side and the coastal mountains on the other. We cycled through rice paddies and tiny villages, and everything… Continue Reading →

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