Originally Posted by Gobsh
Yep, I split the planning into either north of the Himalayas or south. South is politically risky and would eventually put me up against the brick wall of Burma, so no choice really.
I'd love to be able to waltz into Russia and cycle right across it, but visas there are harder to come by for UK citizens than for any others because of recent political bickering.
Tell me more about the reading you recommended. Link? In return, have a link to the website of a guy I know who cycled the world over four years: worldwidebikeride.com
I'll be following his route from Istanbul onwards, more or less.
I should also say that, although I'm not doing my ride for charity, anyone enjoying my blog is encouraged to put a couple of dollars towards that guy's cause. He's only (maths...) about $1500USD from his target.
I just sort of stumbled into it at my library one day when I was browsing. As for a link--Here you go...