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Camping – Hosts – Paid accomodation – Nights in transport


* Updated on 27-07-2018
  • Days on the road: 180

    Days cycling: 97

  • Kilometers cycled: 7,000+

  • Kilometers hitchhiked: 4,000+

    In Turkey, Iran and Azerbaijan

  • Kilometers public transport: 1,500+

    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)

  • Countries crossed: 17

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

  • Nights (wild) camping: 72

  • Nights stayed with hospitable people: 81

    Warmshowers, Couchsurfing, ADFC Dachgeber, Couchrail Turkiye or invites

  • Nights (private) accommodation: 27

    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: 2,700 m

    Anzobtunnel, Tajikistan

  • Longest without a shower: 6 days

    Bad Gastein in Austria to Umag in Croatia

  • Times fell off the bike: 3

    Lynn fell twice downhill and on icy roads in Germany and Austria and one time in Armenia, also downhill…

  • 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

  • Flat tires: 6