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TwistingSpokes in Iran

By | 30th December, 2015|Categories: Iran, TwistingSpokes in ...|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bicycle touring Iran gave a new dimension to our journey. Our personal perception would be triggered on a daily basis, differences in culture embraced and negotiating traffic would almost become the norm. It was very special to tour this country of which most people only have an idea that has been created by media. We entered Iran during Ramadan on the 8th of July 2014 and left the country on the 24th of August 2014. We have cycled 2016 km and ascended 10833 meters.

This is how we eat while cycle touring

By | 26th May, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , |

'This is how we eat while cycle touring' is a part of the series “This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com”. We all know that the intake during a multi month or year cycle journey is crucial to have enough energy to cycle up all those climbs and to keep the body warm. We have found it to be [...]

This is how we manage our budget

By | 7th May, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , |

This is how we manage our budget is the third part of the series “This is how... by TwistingSpokes.com”. Many people traveling for a long time by bicycle think of their budget or finances before and during their journey on the bicycle. We are the same and think it can be nice to share so maybe we [...]

Ulaanbaatar, a city that gets under your skin

By | 6th April, 2015|Categories: Central Mongolia, Hospitality, Mongolia, Travel tips|Tags: , , , , |

We have gotten to know the city of Ulaanbaatar reasonably well because Susanne stayed here more than two months and Martin almost six weeks. It is a city of contrast. We both felt very comfortable in Ulaanbaatar. Maybe even too comfortable. For us it was the first city in a long time where everything was available although [...]