I have now written two semi-comprehensive posts about choosing and equipping your perfect bicycle for cycle touring. I thought it would be helpful to follow these up with a post […]
So the day has finally arrived. It has come around quickly. We are off. In the air. Next stop, Alaska. This photo is from my iPhone during a training […]
It is almost 3 years since this point. Tom and I had just cycled over 3000 kilometres around Europe and were about to hop on to the ferry home. It […]
It was a great experience to watch the Tour de France last year in Yorkshire. As the build up for this years tour is about to begin I thought […]
Exploring up and down the cobbled hill-town of Frigiliana, Spain.
So there haven’t been a huge amount of posts recently and this is the main reason, I have been doing a lot of rowing. A couple of weeks ago I […]
Being dwarfed by the impressive towers of the Grand Palace, Bangkok.
The rowers are always up early, come rain or shine. This time it was definitely shining.
The sun setting over the Isis after a lovely sunny rowing session.
An action shot of Wat Arun from the river, Bangkok.
One of the largest, and probably one of the most colourful markets in the world. A maze of roads, people, and colours.
It’s always fun taking different forms of transport while you’re travelling.
So much sky.
Every temple is intricate and interesting in its own way.
It is so much fun to wander about the streets of Chiang Mai at night. Many bargains can be had at the markets too!
He just wanted to say ‘hi’.
It wasn’t raining but they were just shy.
While trekking through the jungle we had to cross many fast flowing rivers, fortunately we made it across this one without getting too wet!
Trekking through the jungle in Northern Thailand, looking out over to the mountains where our guide was born in Burma.
The sun was getting low as we finished our epic journey from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui, one long day of travelling on almost every form of transport.
Mae Haad, Koh Pha Ngan. Definitely one of the best beaches I have visited. The snorkelling is amazing with reef sharks, turtles, and whole shoals of exotic fish! Although I […]
One of my favourite photos of this year, taken at Sunset on Sunset Beach, Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand. Happy New Year!
Strong rocks, worn away by the ever-powerful wind.
Standing like giants, the impressive limestone of El Torcal.
Amazing patterns decorating the inside of Alhambra Palace, Granada.
Seeing faces in rocks at El Torcal, Andalucia.
Stone formations in the sea near Grandmother and Grandfather rocks on Koh Samui, Thailand
On top of the Pennines, an amazing viewpoint.
The lunar landscape of El Torcal, Andalucia.
Like a game of Jenga, the rock formations at El Torcal, Andalucia.
You never know what lies beyond the wall so just keep exploring.
Pure pain and focus. The amazing class of professional cyclists. And what an exciting tour it has been!
Wild-camping nestled in the hills.
Amazing views from the A628 near Woodhead ready for the Tour de France.
Dry-Stone Wall in the Peak District with the town of Edale in the background.
I woke up early in the morning on Sunday with my brother, ready and raring to cycle the 35 kilometres over to the A628 and the point where we would […]
A lone walker on a cliff in the Peak District, taken during last nights Micro-Adventure through Edale and Hope.
Whilst revising in my room I spotted this amazing sky and had to photograph it!
Rusting fence at the side of the trail.
Wild horses grazing in Port Meadow, Oxford
Upper Library, a photo by Alex cycle on Flickr. Photo taken whilst I was working in the Upper Library, The Queen’s College, Oxford
Waterfall in Sri Lanka taken from the car whilst weaving through the tea plantations.
A Buddhist statue in Sri Lanka.
Monks, a photo by Alex cycle on Flickr. Via Flickr: Monks walking along the seafront in Sri Lanka