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3rd August : The End (until the next time)….

The photo: The chat: After 5 months of tandem pedalling, coffee drinking, curry eating, and general merriment it was finally time to finish our trip and return to the UK. How to sum up the last 5months? It’s almost impossible … Continue reading

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2nd August Singapore

The photo:   The chat: Our last whole day of the trip (sniff) passed way too quickly for our liking, although I’m sure our parents would disagree.  Our luggage for the last 5 months has been seriously restricted – we … Continue reading

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1st August: Singapore with friends

The photo: The route: Braving Singapore’s take-no-prisoners traffic to famous Botanical Gardens and back. The chat: The final hurrah for pedal power in SE Asia, as we pedalled past impossibly shiny skyscrapers, imposing embassies and if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it designer shops to the … Continue reading

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31st July: Singapore walking tour

The photo:  The chat: Covering the colonial district, CBD, Chinatown, the brand new utterly excessive but architecturally compelling Marina Bay Sands and Kampong Glam – we walked for most of the day around what is a far more interesting, less … Continue reading

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30th July: The grand finale, and a police escort: Mersing to Singapore

The route: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/204731406 167km, total: 8525km The photo: The chat: Today was another example of what we have christened a TUBE – a Totally Unnecessary Beasting Exercise. We could have quite happily stopped for the night at pleasant Kota Tinggi (95km into … Continue reading

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