Three is the Magic Number - Kangchendzonga April 30th 2007 Finally we were about to set off on foot into the mountains, our first proper foray into the Himalayas. We were already in a wonderful place both physically and mentally; the steep beautiful green valleys, the peaceful monasteries and smiling people made us feel a world away from our angst on the plains of Northern India. The exhilarating down hills and the breathtaking views across impossibly ste ... read more
Asia » India » Sikkim The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
We are Erika and Robin from Scotland and in April 2005 we quit our jobs and set off to cycle from Scotland to İstanbul.
We reached İstanbul in October 2005 having discovered that cycling truly is the best way to travel and so decided to keep going beyond the Bosphorous......
We had never cycled any long distance before but had been wanting to travel for a long time and had finally saved enough and realised ıf we didn't set off now we never would. We decided cycling would be the best form of transport as we wanted to learn more about the countries and people we passed through at a s... full info