Arslanbob – In the Mountainous Village of the Walnut Forest

After spending 9 amazing days in Tajikistan with a small detour to Afghanistan, it was time to head back to our first Stan destination, Kyrgyzstan. After all of the driving on dusty roads and staying in even dustier villages, I was longing for the lush nature of Kyrgyzstan. I really enjoyed Tajikistan and especially the Pamir Mountains were impressive, but Kyrgyzstan is the more beautiful…

Mountainbiking in Thetford Forest

In between Thetford and Brandon in East Anglia lies Thetford Forest, the largest lowland pine forest in Britain with a large variety of animals and plant life. Thetford Forest is one of my favourite places to spend an afternoon in England, biking on one of the trails, enjoying an icecream in the sun or having a picnic in the forest. In the middle of the…