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Camping – Hosts – Paid accomodation – Nights in transport


* Updated on 14-10-2018
  • Days on the road: 259

    Days cycling: 165

  • Kilometers cycled: 10,600+

  • Kilometers hitchhiked: 6,000+

    In Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan and China

  • Kilometers public transport: 2,500+

    Train from Gyumri to Yerevan (Armenia), Bus from Kashan to Tehran (Iran), Train from Tehran to Sari (Iran), Train from Shetpe to Nukus (Kazakhstan/Uzbekistan), Bus from Khorgas to Urumqi (China), Train from Jiayuguan to Xining (China)

  • Countries crossed: 19

    The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

  • Nights wild camping: 113

  • Nights stayed with hospitable people: 81

    Warmshowers, Couchsurfing, ADFC Dachgeber, Couchrail Turkiye or invites

  • Nights paid accommodation: 62

    Guesthouses, hostels, etc.

  • Max cycled in one day: 121 km

    Desert of Uzbekistan

  • Most meters climbed in one day: 1,600 m

    From Buzet, Croatia over Mount Učka to the coast

  • Most consecutive days of cycling (without rest days): 14

    From our home in the Netherlands to Munich in Germany

  • Highest point on the bikes: 4,655 m

    Ak Baital Pass, Tajikistan

  • Longest without (real) shower: 11 days

    Khorog, Tajikistan to Osh, Kyrgyzstan

  • Times fell off the bike: 4

    Lynn fell twice on icy roads in Germany and Austria, once in Armenia downhill on a gravel road, and once in Tajikistan

  • Coldest day on the bikes: -9 °C

    Bad Gastein, Austria

  • Warmest day on the bikes: +45 °C

    Aktau to Shetpe in Kazakhstan

  • Coldest night camping: -12 °C

    In the mountains of Istria, Croatia

  • Warmest night camping: +31 °C

    Aktau to Shetpe in Kazakhstan