Germany Aug-Sept 2022
Piemonte, Italy (July 2021, 300 km)
Provence, France (september 2019)
App. 300kms with a permanent view on Mont Ventoux
Germany (August 2019)
930 kms along the rivers Ruhr, Ahr, Rhine, Lahn and Weser.
Japan (March-April 2018) and South-Korea (April-May 2018)
Cuba, Jan-March 2017
1700 kms, from Havana east to Santiago de Cuba and then a round trip west from Havana.
From home to Iran
8400 kms in 3 stages. The map below is the combination of the routes we rode in 2011 (light blue, 3600km), 2015 (dark blue, 2800km) and 2016 (purple, 2000km) from home far into Iran. In 2011 our ride was interrupted by a bad accident in Greece. We had started at home and got as far as the village of Ierissos in Halkidiki (Greece). There Eveline was struck by a car and had to be taken to hospital. From May – July 2015 we went back to the spot where the accident happened and continued eastward. Via Istanbul we cycled through Turkey into Georgia as far as Tbilisi. Then we flew home from Trabzon in Turkey. In April, May and June 2016 we returned to Tbilisi and continued via Armenia into Iran as far south as Shiraz.
From Gdansk in Poland to our home in Breda,
1650 kms, summer 2014 via Euroroute R1.
From Chiang Mai in northern Thailand to Singapore,
3800 kilometers, mid Nov. 2013 till mid Feb. 2014
Australia’s east coast:
We started riding in Cairns in Queensland on Sept. 29th 2012. On January 30th 2013 we reached Hobart in Tasmania after having cycled 4945 kms. Our most northern point was Cape Tribulation (lat. 16˚,4’S), the most southern point was Port Arthur (lat. 43˚,09’S). Our total trip distance is app. 6400 k, as we also did some 1400 kms by bus, train, car and ferry. This part of the continent is very hilly, the total ascent was some 30.000 mts.
Below is the map of our tour from June to Sep 2011: the first stage of our planned round the world tour. Some 600 kms before we reached Istanbul Eveline was hit by a car and was taken to hospital. End of our trip. The accident happened near Ierissos, Halkidiki, Greece. We had done 3600 kilometers, total ascent 29800 meters.
Below: Summer of 2010, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, 2600 kms, over the Alps back and forth:
Colombia, 2600 kms, Jan-Feb 2010
South-east Asia: China, Laos, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Sep 2008 – Mrch 2009, 7850 kms
April 2007, Indonesia: Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, 1000 kms:
Morocco 2005, 725 kms.