I like to think I’m a good map reader. But sometimes – fairly often, actually – I look at a map and my mind goes completely blank. I can’t work out where the hell I am. Chris and I are in the Pyrénées. We need to stay low: there’s thick snow once we get above […]Read More “You’re a vegan? What CAN you eat?!” – More hiking & hitching in western Europe
The alarm goes off at 4.45am. Urgh. We catch a train to London. It’s 6.30am in the morning and the trains are depressingly full. We’re on day one of our overland journey to China, using a mixture of hitchhiking, buses, and of course, the famous Trans-Siberian Railway. Chris has sorted everything out for me – […]Read More Brighton to Beijing Overland…part 1: a race to Moscow!