London to Beijing & back again

a trip by Lorraine Johnstone
From: April 16th 2010
Until: August 6th 2010

After a brief rest & service the bike is ready and waiting to take us to Beijing via a few 'stans. And coming back - one very long train journey!
Trip Length: 3 ½ months
Blog Entries: 39
Photos: 980
Words: 38338

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
April 23rd 2010 Europe to Asia in 6 days - mile 2428 Europe
April 26th 2010 Western Turkey - mile 3046 Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Urgup
April 29th 2010 Eastern Turkey - mile 3890 Middle East » Turkey » Eastern Anatolia » Kars
May 1st 2010 Georgia - mile 4138 Asia » Georgia » Tbilisi District » Tbilisi
May 2nd 2010 Azerbaijan - mile 4542 Asia » Azerbaijan » Baku
May 4th 2010 Caspian Sea - mile 4550 Asia » Turkmenistan » Turkmenbashi
May 7th 2010 Turkmenistan - mile 5077 Asia » Turkmenistan » Dashoguz
May 9th 2010 Uzbekistan - instalment 1 - Khiva - mile 5298 Asia » Uzbekistan » Khiva
May 12th 2010 Uzbekistan - Slik Road Cities - mile 5750 Asia » Uzbekistan » Samarkand
May 14th 2010 Uzbekistan - getting out - mile 6060 Asia » Tajikistan » Dushanbe
May 17th 2010 Tajikistan - mile 6238 Asia » Tajikistan » Kalikum
May 21st 2010 Tajikistan - The Wakhan Valley - mile 6681 Asia » Tajikistan » Langar
May 23rd 2010 Tajikistan - The Pamir Highway - mile 6876 Asia » Tajikistan » Murgab
May 24th 2010 24hrs in Kyrgyzstan - mile 7213 Asia » Kyrgyzstan
May 30th 2010 R&R in Kashgar, China - mile 7213 Asia
May 31st 2010 ascending the Tibetan Plateau - mile 7523 Asia » China » Xinjiang » Mazar
June 2nd 2010 Riding into Tibet - mile 7891 Asia » China » Tibet » Domar
June 4th 2010 Western Tibet: sacred lakes and mountains - mile 8213 Asia » China » Tibet
June 7th 2010 Western Tibet: roadworks and sand traps – mile 8610 Asia » China » Tibet » Friendship Highway
June 9th 2010 Mountains & Monasteries - mile 9135 Asia » China » Tibet » Everest
June 12th 2010 R&R in Lhasa Asia » China » Tibet » Lhasa
June 15th 2010 Eastern Tibet - mile 9600 Asia » China » Tibet
June 18th 2010 Rivers & Roadworks - descending from the Tibetan Plateau - mile 10222 Asia » China » Sichuan » Kangding
June 22nd 2010 Sichuan - Holy Mountains & Monkeys Asia » China » Sichuan » Emei Shan
June 28th 2010 China; on the tourist trail - mile 11147 Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
July 3rd 2010 Arriving in Beijing - mile 12,133 Asia » China » Beijing
July 9th 2010 Beijing - preparing to head home Asia » China » Beijing
July 11th 2010 Leaving China Behind Europe » Russia » Far East
July 13th 2010 Russia: tigers & trains Europe » Russia » Far East » Vladivostok
July 16th 2010 The Trans-Siberian Express Europe » Russia » Siberia » Ulan-Ude
July 18th 2010 Ulan Ude: getting to know the locals Europe » Russia » Siberia » Ulan-Ude
July 20th 2010 Trundling Round Lake Baikal - well 1/10th of it Europe » Russia » Siberia » Irkutsk
July 21st 2010 Paddling in Lake Baikal Europe » Russia » Siberia » Lake Baikal
July 23rd 2010 The Circum-Baikal Railway Europe » Russia » Siberia » Lake Baikal
July 25th 2010 Back on the Trans-Siberian - but only for 51hrs Europe » Russia » Urals » Yekaterinburg
July 28th 2010 Yekaterinburg Europe » Russia » Urals » Yekaterinburg
July 29th 2010 The train to Europe - the final leg of the Trans-Siberian Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow
August 3rd 2010 Moscow Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow
August 6th 2010 Going Home - via the bogie sheds Europe » United Kingdom » England » North Yorkshire » North York Moors
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