Fukushima Tree planting and other environmental impact updates!!

A big thank you again to the generous donours for the tree planting activities in Fukushima, Japan!!! Here some updates and pictures. Some of you might remember our volunteering activities last year July with Tochigi Conservation Corps (TCC) and its sister organisation Fukushima Conservation Corps (FCC). Our exciting forest conservation activities included invasive bamboo species cutting and […]

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Volcanoes, Wind and Women Divers

We had been looking forward to cycle our last two weeks in Korea on its most famous island, Jeju-do. As our ship moved slowly into Jeju harbour our excitement increased with the slowly rising sun. The clear blue morning sky and mild temperatures where a phantastic welcome and nice change from chilling and foggy mornings in mainland Korea. We had however fallen behind on […]

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Tropical Dreamland

Bali, the island of the gods, it sounds almost pathetic and worn but it actually is like heaven for us now. The kids are in a stunningly beautiful Kindergarten while Ragna and I gaze over a cliff at the ocean, as we stretch our cycle hardened muscles in yoga classes. Too good to be true I ask myself… […]

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Fancy a 600 km bicycle highway crossing an entire country?

We have just completed this amazing bicycle journey from Seoul to Busan in South Korea. This incredible bicycle infrastructure offers everything: “bicycle only roads”, even “bicycle only bridges”, “5 lanes roads” (whereas cars only had 2 of them), but also many rural narrow pathways. At regular intervals we encountered bicycle shelters, reststop in traditional Korean pavilion style, fancy modern […]

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Shiretoku vive! Wild Japan at its best!

Long live the Shiretoku Goko Lakes and the 300 square metre Movement! Ongoing fund raising for more tree planting activities at the Fukushima shores – also from you? Thanks to some previous Cycle Generation donations we could support another well worthy forest conservation project. This time for the large area around the Shiretoku Goko 5 […]

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Countdown to Typhoon Number 7

8.00 pm on 17th of August 2016 : I have just arrived at one of the coin laundries in Wakkanai, city at the Far North of Hokkaido. It is already pitch dark outside, heavy rain and pretty windy. I am waiting for the Typhoon – Typhoon Number 7. Already 3 days ago we got alerted by our […]

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