Eddie Glayzer's Journey Across Asia
One man. One Bike. A staggering, 7271km. Cyclist and outdoor enthusiast, Eddie Glayzer, talks about a 2011 jaunt that saw him cycling 129 days from Tianjin, China all the way to New Delhi, India.
Eddie Glayzer with Mt. Everest as a backdrop
The trip outline
The roads through Lanzhou, China
Cooking noodles on the side of the road during a short pitstop.
Brian Perich is an English teacher, father, and adventurer based in South Korea. He completed his first solo expedition of Western China crossing the Borohoro ranges of the Tian Shan Mountains, the Taklamakan Desert, the northern Himalayas, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces, traveling over 3240km standing next to his bike on a overcrowded passenger train for $50, cycling 3200km across Western China, hitchhiking with locals, and learning about cultures and his own limits. He returned and completed the expedition, supporting ETElive.org Education Through Expeditions , UK and IDEAS Intestinal Disease Education & Awareness Society, and he plans to cycle 32,000km from Alaska to Argentina starting in 2012. You can read his extensive blog about cycling in Korea here .