Dudes - You will NEVER believe what just happened...! December 12th 2006 Day 195, 12th December
Luiyang - Dayao
As we woke up this morning and got ready, we were filmed by UTV, the channel for Hunnan province. Maybe the Chinese like to see what 6 smelly bikepackers stuff into their panniers? They followed us out of town as we left, it was a small price to pay considering they had footed the bill for our stay at the Army hotel. Apparently, they said that they’r ... read more
Asia » China » Hunan For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Hi! I'm Andy Ganner, known as the "BIKEPACKER". Meaning I put everything on my bike; tent, cooker, clothes, food, tent, and sleeping bag... and just set off on an adventure.
Been doing it nearly 20 years and have hand-written journals for every trip from my RTW backpacking trip of 1986, up to present.
Over the next years I'll be publishing my "Memorablogs" of these trips. It will take time as there are many slides to scan, I only went digital in 2009.
You can already read the epic England to Singapore trip: 2001 a Bike Odyssey, now. It's all there, word for word from my written jour... full info