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[8 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Planning Is Overrated

I recently read a good article about planning, written by Leo Woodland over on crazyguyonabike. I especially like this quote, taken from a conversation the author had with a friend of his:
‘You know what I realised?’ he said with his habit of answering one question with another. ‘Away from civilisation you hardly need any money. And when you’re in civilisation, you think “Well, the roads are crowded, and that everywhere they’re selling cars and that cars get dirty in the rain.” So I go to garages and say I’m cycling …

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[17 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]
Middle East/Asia Visa Information

In researching countries on the route, one of the foremost questions in my mind concerns visas. As a British Passport holder, I am very lucky to be able to either
i) enter the majority of countries without the need for a visa, or
ii) obtain one at the port of entry.
Regardless of this, it always pays to be sure about the entry requirements before arrival at the gates!
Although guidebooks such as Lonely Planet and Rough Guide print chapters devoted to Visas and Red Tape, requirements and entry conditions change frequently, especially …