Europe (St Malo, France – Gibraltar)
2050km – 1 month (Jul-Aug 2018)
SE Asia and China (Singapore to Kunming, China and back to Bangkok)
8680km- 8 months (September 2018 – April 2019)
South Korea and Japan (Seoul to Tokyo)
Ongoing (April 2019 – Present)
(that includes family and friends, strangers who invite me in off the road or people I have contacted via travel networking websites like warmshowers.org or couchsurfing.com)I have slept in a wide variety of less traditional bedrooms including, but not limited to, police stations, hospitals, schools, temples, army barracks and UNESCO heritage castles.
I’ve spent an average of £11.69 on food and accommodation since the journey started.
I’ve purchased some expensive one of items (a new drone, flights to Alaska) which have depleted my funds somewhat.
85.5 km/hr (Thailand, Chiang Rai)
|Longest distance in one day||
160.7 km (100 miles) – Cambodia
423 m (1388 ft) below sea level (Dead Sea, Jordan)
2409m (16,795 ft) above sea level (Andorra, D’Envalira)
The people always make a place. I have fond memories of the Mae Hong Son area of Thailand. Thailand is probably my favourite country to tour is so far.
Possibly the climb in the Pyrenees from France into Andorra (2400m of continuous uphill) The hills in Northern Thailand sit a close second due to the steepness and heat
5°C (41°F), South Korea
36.7°C (Bangkok, Thailand)
|Most days without a break||
16 (France into Spain)
|Most days without a shower||
6 (South Korea)
|Body weight – highest / lowest||
89 kg (July 2018 before starting) / 84.7 kg (Thailand)
|Other cycle tourers I met en route||
|Punctures / Flats||2|
|Longest distance on one tyre||5739km|
|Brake pads (sets)||4|
|Chainwheels (front and back)||0|
|Racks (front and back)||0|
|Panniers – sets (front and back)||0|
|Rims (front and back)||1|