Temples & Tanks - Lahore to Delhi December 11th 2006 Our mission in Islamabad was to get our Indian visa. Islamabad is a very strange city; it is completely planned and very green. There is relatively little noise (for a Pakistani city) and also very little soul to the place. We had planned to go to Peshawar whilst we waited for the Indian visas but ended up staying in Islamabad for the whole week. It’s a good place to totally relax and I was ... read more
Asia » India » National Capital Territory » New Delhi 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