How to shower and do laundry during a cycling expedition

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“How and where do you shower during the trip?” is probably the most commonly asked question from those who are thinking about taking a long-distance trip. It comes as no surprise, since nowadays people are used to comfort and are not too keen on going without a hot shower for long. Volodya and I hardly […]


Cyclist’s kitchen in field conditions

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We normally cook for ourselves while in journey. We use a backpacking stove which is very popular with travelers. It is lightweight and easy to use. To cook lunch on a backpacking stove you do not need an armful of firewood. Unlike a typical fire, some small twigs are enough for it. You don’t need […]


What kind of photo, video and audio equipment do we take in our journey?

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Apparently, it is difficult to find a person nowadays who doesn’t take a photo or video camera when they set off for a journey, even if it is a short trip. You can imagine how many items we need in a long and distant journey round the world to shoot our documentary and clips, take […]


What musical instruments and equipment do we have?

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We took two small drums in our round-the-world journey. To be more precise, one of them is a metal Turkish darbuka, which we have had from the beginning of our journey, another one – a traditional wooden Nepalese drum – we bought in Katmandu, where they are widespread and can be found at any music […]


Our first aid kit

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It goes without saying that when you set for a long journey, be it cycling, hitch hiking, or any other kind of travelling, you should have a basic first aid kit. We would like to share with you our approach to compiling a medical kit, taking into account that cycling can become extreme at times […]


Duties and responsibilities in “Two-wheeled Chronicles” cycling expedition team – who does what?

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Volodya, as our journey initiator and a team leader, had taken responsibility for planning the expedition route, setting timelines, choosing and buying necessary travel gear long before the journey started. Volodya takes care of absolutely all equipment which we carry with us: bicycles, photo-video-audio equipment, electrical appliances and musical instruments. If anything brakes, he repairs […]