Plenty of long-distance cyclists pass through Singapore, but not many take the time to explore the quieter side of this modern city. You might be wondering where the quiet side of Singapore is. Well, the next time you pass through, take an afternoon to discover Pulau Ubin. It’s a small island just to the north […] Read More »
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Does my bike look big in this?
By Friedel on 2nd December 2008 in Australia, Cycling Trips, Journal Entries, Singapore 7
Well, that’s it. Another marathon session of bike packing for a flight is finally over. It was a marathon. First it was into the city centre. We hunted down a box from a very friendly shop, then back on the bus. Just one problem. Where is the bus? We did the rounds of 4 bus […] Read More »
At the tip of Asia
By Friedel on 30th November 2008 in Cycling Trips, Journal Entries, Malaysia, Singapore 16
It was barely 6am when we pulled up to an Indian restaurant for breakfast in the seaside town of Pontian, 60km from the causeway to Singapore. All four waiters just stared at these strange foreigners who’d rolled up unexpectedly on their doorstep. One man’s gaze was particularly persistent. “Good morning!” we said, trying to break […] Read More »