One of the best things about cycling in the mountains is the abundance of clean water. Good for drinking, bathing, cooking and more.
Life is good when you're young, live in a country with lots of green, open space, and have your very own horse.
Free range livestock in a valley near Sary Tash in the south of Kyrgyzstan.
The Kyzilart pass lies on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
My bicycle after it's early morning polishing session. Pixels are often in short supply when on the road.
Alichur lies on a plateau along the Pamir highway at about 4000m above sea level.
An improvised lean-to shelter made in part from an old bus.
Part of the Pamir highway runs along the river Panj. On the opposite shore lies Afghanistan.
The view from my bedroom on the morning before scaling the Saghirdasht pass. On the way up the road winds through lush, green mountain landscape.
The spectacular domed ceiling of the Registan in Samarkand.
The Nadir Divan-Beghi madrasah in Bukhara's old town.
A camel herd enjoying the early morning on the Karakalpakstan steppe in north Uzbekistan.
The vastness of the Kazakh steppe is awesome. A view of the railway line from Aqtau to Beyneu.
A lada descending from the Caucasus foothills into the plains of central Azerbaijan.
Enjoying the sunshine with my mother and a bronze dude on a bench. Quirky statues like this can be found all over Georgia.
Roadside coffee break in the pine forests of western Georgia.
Flooded road just below the snowline, coming from the Goderdzi pass. The water is freezing cold.
Setting off from my parents' place in Leiden in mid March.