One Year on a Bike: From Amsterdam to Singapore by Martijn DoolaardThe title says it all: one man, one bike, one long ride, the adventure, the pleasure, and the pain. It is simultaneouslya travelogue and visual journey. Martijn Doolaard traded the convenience of a car and the distractions of daily life for a cross-continental cycling journey: a biped adventure that would take him from Amsterdam to Singapore. Leaving behind repetitive routines, One Year on a Bike indulges in slow travel, the subtlety of a gradually changing landscape, and the lessons learned through traveling. Venturing through Eastern European fields of yellow rapeseed to the intimate hosting culture and community in Iran, One Year on a Bike is a vivid chronicle of what can happen when the norm is pointedly replaced by exceptional self-discoveries and beautiful scenery. Doolaard shares the gear and knowledge that made his trip possible alongside the passionate curiosities that served as his impetus.
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What does life bring when you leave home on a bicycle with no other plan than to ride east? On the 16th of April , Martijn Doolaard embarks on the journey of a lifetime: cycling from Amsterdam to Singapore. A thrilling adventure covering more than He brought his camera and documented the trip in detail on social media and his website, telling stories about sleeping in the wild and meeting people from all cultures. This book portrays the beauty and wonder of intercontinental bicycle travelling, but also the hardship, endurance and loneliness that comes with it. It's been 4 months since I arrived back in Amsterdam after one year of cycling. As I look back, it has probably been the most incredible year of my life so far.