Canada Brief and Arriving in Vancouver

This will be my longest tour so far, starting in Vancouver and finishing 5,300 km later in Montreal. I chose the route based on the Trans Canada Trail, cycle tour blogs and wherever I can find decent accommodation. I'm planning to stay in hostels, motels, airbnb places and try out a website called warmshowers.org which … Continue reading Canada Brief and Arriving in Vancouver

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Japan Day 54-55: Riding Hakone to Yokohama and Rest Day

Aside from my legs feeling a bit stiff, today's ride was fairly manageable, there were just a few detours towards the end to avoid toll roads and stairs. I was excited to visit my cousin in Yokohama, Chi Hanh, who I haven't seen in more than 15 years. She owns a Vietnamese restaurant with her … Continue reading Japan Day 54-55: Riding Hakone to Yokohama and Rest Day

Japan Day 51-52: Riding Fujiyoshida to Fujinomiya and Rest Day

Today's ride was pretty grim, the whole sky was grey and the rain started the moment I started cycling. It was unfortunate because the area is famous for five great lakes, where you can see Mount Fuji in the reflection of the water or surrounded by flowers during different seasons. I ended up taking the … Continue reading Japan Day 51-52: Riding Fujiyoshida to Fujinomiya and Rest Day