Video - Silk Roads to Shanghai - Part 3 01 Jun
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The second part of Iran where the heat, wind and illness took its toll.

Video - Silk Roads to Shanghai - Part 2 30 May
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Part Two of Silk Roads to Shanghai, the latest Expedition from Sand2Snow Adventures. The video shows the 1000km stretch from the Turkey/Iran border to Tehran and shows just how incredibly welcoming the Iranians were.

Persian Perceptions 09 May
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It takes quite some sense of self-importance to feel let down by a country. Winston Churchill spoke of Britain’s admirable restrain in respecting Irish neutrality whilst contending with the advance of national socialism. A frustrated restrain clothed in disappointment.

Reacquaintance 26 Apr
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On the second attempt I manage to lift my now fully packed touring bike up the three steps separating Hotel Arafats doorway from the street outside. We have been in Istanbul for less than 24 hours and its been over 2 years since I last lifted a fully packed touring bike.


Since 2008 David Burns and Maghnus Collins have embarked upon man-powered adventures across the globe. The pair have cycled, run and kayaked for over 30,000 km in some of the most remote locations on earth.

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