Cycling Across India: In 121 Photography

Kaspars Una Viesturs in Saputara, India

Kaspars, Una and Viesturs. India. Three cheap, 100 EUR/USD worth bicycles. 5300 kilometers. 5 months. Tens of kilos of Indian biscuits. How was it to cycle all the way across India? What we went through and what was India like from our perspective during this 5 month long distance cycling adventure, which was also our very first long term trip abroad … Read More

Hitchhiking in Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur – Singapore – Kuala Lumpur

Unas fractured finger - we are hitchhiking

Yesterday we with Una went to the hospital. We did it for the second time just because day earlier we were there some minutes after 12 PM, and it was already too late. Three hours later we know – Una’s left hand still needs some medical treatment, at least for one more week. They take off the cast, but put on some “metal … Read More

Dragon’s Back Hike in Kuala Lumpur

Mountain near Kuala Lumpur

Do you remember how was our arrival to Malaysia? Pretty crazy. Later on we learned that Una’s fingers injury is more serious than we though initially. So with at least one more week in Kuala Lumpur, we started to think, what else we could do here. Apart from skyscraper sightseeing. One evening I was out running. And then a thought popped … Read More

Kuala Lumpur in 20 Photos – February 2014

View of Kuala Lumpur from Wangsa Maju

Today it’s our 5th day in Kuala Lumpur, capital city of Malaysia. And it looks so, that we will spend here at least few more days. Una’s finger is fractured. And now all her left forearm is in cast. Yeah, our arrival to Malaysia was crazy, read more about it on this blog post. But despite that it was something really exciting as … Read More

What Is India Like? – Our Thoughts After Cycling Across India for 5 Months

Camel in Pushkar

During the winter of 2013 we cycled across India for 5 months. This is what we saw. In June/July 2013, when we told everyone about our plan to go to India for a longer period of time, people reacted differently. But most of them were shocked about our choice of destination. India? It’s so dirty. It’s dangerous there. You will get sick in India. … Read More

Traveling to India: What You Need to Know

Kid on motorcycle in India

In 2013 – 2014 we spent 5 months in India – cycling all the way across India for more than 5000 kilometers. And it was just our first visit to this interesting country. Are you traveling to India anytime soon? Continue reading, because in this article I’m going to share with you all the basic things you need to know, when traveling to … Read More

Honking in India

busy street India - honking in India

Right from our first hours in India, it was clear – traffic here means also endless noise. And the same way we think now after more than four months in India. It’s not just because there are a lot more vehicles, than, for example, in Riga. For sure, it has an impact. But there is something more – everyone is … Read More