The first stop on a Silk Road journey through Central Asia: Kyrgyzstan, the land of snow-capped mountains and friendly locals.
Blog posts: Cycling
A two-wheel explorer’s guide to cycling routes, tips, tricks and other biking escapes around the world.
Skeerpoort Mountain Bike Trails – set on a Magaliesberg cheese farm – has something for those connoisseur riders in search of a tantalising trail.
Having not ridden a bike for many years, I was nervous about joining a cycle tour of the city of Cape Town. Turns out you never forget how to ride a bike and even if you think you know the city, this is a unique way to see the Mother City.
Cycling through the streets of Cape Town under a full moon to raise money for the Rock Girl Safe Spaces initiative proved that 40 ordinary people can make a difference and have fun whilst doing it.
Minimalist landscapes, big sky vistas and people with loads of character are part of the deal when you saddle up along the Quiver Tree Tourism Route in the Northern Cape.
Cycling through Kafue National Park, a beautiful wilderness in Zambia.
The tranquillity of the Tokai Plantations encompasses what is unarguably one of the Cape’s top mountain bike trail destinations.
And so with the border painfully close, I sat in the middle of the Sudanese desert sun with a nose that glowed blistering scarlet; and with a fully laden motorbike and sidecar that had just come to a unexpected and worryingly shuddering halt.
The Beit Bridge border post into Zimbabwe strikes fear into the hearts of many. The key, we found, is to inspire more confusion by saying, ‘No, we have no vehicle, we are going through on bicycles.
Load up on a double whammy of feel-good endorphins and a great caffeine fix through southern KwaZulu-Natal’s coffee plantations at the Clearwater Trail Centre.