Peter Gostelow

Adventure Cyclist, Speaker, Photographer, Writer

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A short tour of England and Wales

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in headlines | 0 comments

In July 2016 I managed to squeeze in a 12-day cycling trip of England and Wales. I say squeeze as a week later I was back in Saudi Arabia, where I moved shortly after finishing my Mwanza-Muscat tour. Don’t...

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Back on the road: Mwanza-Muscat

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in headlines | 0 comments

I’m back on the road in Africa. In June 2015 I departed Mwanza, Tanzania on another two-wheeled adventure. The destination is Muscat, Oman. For more details and blog posts head over to The Big Africa...

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Africa Calendar 2014

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Following on from last year’s Big Africa Cycle Calendar I’ve decided to put together another collection of images for 2014. Since May this year I’ve been living and working in the city of Mwanza,...

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Photo Story: Rwanda

Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 in Photo Stories | 0 comments

Rwanda is one of the most scenic and challenging countries I’ve cycled through in Africa. Le pays de milles collines (land of a thousand hills), as it’s sometimes called, seems a rightly justified...

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Photo Story: Congo (DRC)

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in Photo Stories | 1 comment

You wouldn’t know this picture was taken on a boat unless I told you. I have no idea how many people were on board those two Congo River barges. I don’t think the captain who powered the tug boat...

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Photo Story: Central African Republic

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in headlines | 2 comments

They emerged from the forest just as I was cycling past. Exactly where and for how long they’d been out hunting I have no idea. Communication, at least in a manner of pointing and miming, centered on the gun and...

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Photo Story: Cameroon

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Photo Stories | 0 comments

This was a sad sight on the roads of eastern Cameroon. Dozens of logging trucks thundered towards me each day as I headed towards the border with the Central African Republic. Some of those trunks must have been...

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Young Pakistani face
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	A group of young boys invite me for tea at the roadside.
Tea time with the lads
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	A group of young men take interest in my fully-loaded bicycle outside a tea shop in northern Pakistan.
Local curiosity
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	Peshawar's bazaar is full of tea shops. Walking around included many invitations from shopkeepers.
Chai wallah in Peshawar's bazaar
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	Actually more comfortable than it looks. I had to wheel my bike up part of the hillside to conceal my tent and bike from view of the road.
Rocky camp
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Back down the KKH