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  1. Oman, what a week!

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    November 23, 2016 by gardiner12

    When you’re cycle touring for months at a time, real life doesn’t get in the way. That’s because cycling becomes …
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  2. Otta Bliss

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    June 14, 2016 by gardiner12

    After several days of spectacular, but exhausting off-road cycling, my first day alone was spent doing blissfully little. Camped just …
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  3. Pining for the fjords

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    June 9, 2016 by loscobos12

    The trip started with the normal forecasts of doom, as the pilot breezily explained that the delay to our flight …
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  4. Norway This Is a Good Idea

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    May 24, 2016 by gardiner12

    It’s that time again. Time to forgo showering. Time to embrace the pain of aching muscles. Time to return to …
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  5. New Year’s Revolutions

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    January 4, 2016 by gardiner12

    I awoke after a rest-free rest day feeling shattered. Hardly buzzing with excitement about setting off into the Forest of …
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  6. Noël Rest for the Wicked

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    December 28, 2015 by gardiner12

    Sleep deprived and disoriented, I arrived in Gabon after a mammoth air journey that had begun 36 hours before, in …
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  7. Equatorial Guinea Pig

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    December 13, 2015 by gardiner12

    I have recently taken to saying that I’m a ‘retired’ cycle tourist. I like being retired from something – if …
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  8. San Fran Plan: Another Brother Goes Wandering

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    December 2, 2015 by marktgardiner

    My brother, Rob, has invited me to post something on this blog as I am on a big cycling trip …
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  9. Who Dars Wins

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    August 17, 2015 by loscobos12

    Our final night in Malawi was a momentous one, after 57 nights without a bed, we stayed in the unparalleled …
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  10. The Great British Lake Off

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    July 27, 2015 by gardiner12

    Our lethargic legs managed to drag us all the way to Lusaka, the Zambian capital, before we heeded their protests …
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