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Cycling to China

Former student Ben Rowlands spoke to members of both the Junior School and year 7 about his travels. His cycle ride will take him through Europe to Turkey, then he intends to cross Iran before visiting the ’stans’ – Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – to ride along the Pamir Highway. Finally he hopes to enter Kyrgyzstan to cross the Irkeshtam pass into China Once in China he will consider his options.
Ben has always undertaken challenging activities including the Sahara Marathon, the Arctic Ultra,  cycle rides from Lands End to John O’Groats,  through Pakistan to the Chinese border along the Karakorum Highway. The geography department will be following his progress accessing his web entries which he hopes to place on a regular basis –

Posted on: June 5, 2009