Ireland To Asia: A Year On My Bike

Ireland To Asia: A Year On My Bike

By Alpkit>

On 31st August, Sean Hoban left his home town of Waterford, Ireland on an epic year long journey that would see him cycle through Europe to Asia.

So far, Sean has left Ireland, taking the ferry to France and reaching Strasbourg and crossing the German boarder on 18th September. Through Germany Sean headed to Munich, crossing into Austria and into Salzburg. Sean is now in Vienna after having cycled over 2,000km and continues to meet amazing people along the way, all having their own adventures.

Currently on leg 2/4 of his proposed route, Sean will contiue East throughHungary, Serbia,Bulgaria and Turkey.

Alpkit Foundation, we were thrilled to be able to help him in any way we could. Since then, we've been following Sean's journey and the experiences he's been having... Here's a few updates on the adventure so far.

Surfer waxing surf board
Lone surfer walking towards sea through craggy coastline
Fast cycle touring alongside Norwegian fjord

3rd September, Northern France - " about in i met this really cool guy named antoine. he noticed the signs on my bike. asked could cycle with me for day.in total did km today and antoine cycled me.>

Road cyclist ascending Norwegian hairpins

6th September, Paris - " i made it to paris antoine from my first day of cycling well so happens that his parents live in and they were happy welcome me into their home>

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7th October, Vienna - " i made it to vienna the capital of austria on october...after linz continued down river along danube. spent two nights in my tent alongside river. really was beautiful cycled through flatlands valleys vinyards and orchards.>

If you want to keep up to date with Sean's trip, you can follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can also head over to his web page.

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