Our route so far…

For those of you wondering where we’ve been for the last 2 and a half years: Also, postcard maps of our route can be found in the our route section of our website. We’ve also added a couple of new pages including our favourite photos (more coming soon) and videos. Advertisements

Singapore

As usual we hadn’t worked out how we were going to get to Singapore until the day before. There are a couple of bridges to the north of the island, and two boats from the east. We opted for the cheaper, local bum boats from Pengerang to Changi (thanks for the info, Will). As it…

Singapore to Jakarta by boat

Apparently we are the type of travellers who like to do things the hard way. We found most of the information we needed to plan our journey on this travelfish article, and the relevant ferry websites. The most important piece of information that travelfish didn’t mention is that some of the boats to Jakarta take…

Wheel building in Singapore

My wheel rim cracked, like Jules’ did in the Pamirs, about a week before Singapore. Confident I’d have no trouble picking up a replacement in the big city, I ignored it and luckily it held out on the smooth roads of southern Malaysia. Once in the city, I scoured the bike shops but with no luck. So…

The end of the road

Exactly a year after arriving on the biggest island in the world, we set out for the “southernmost most point of continental asia”. It’s marked by a rock on a small island linked to the slightly bigger island of Sentosa by a rope bridge, joined to the island of Singapore by a road bridge, which…