to mark the journey of Polish exiles

SYBIRAK Cycle

8,000 km - 7 countries - 6 months on bicycle

Expedition Photo Gallery 

  • Moscow changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    Moscow changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Cycing through the Bialowierza forest in Poland
    Cycing through the Bialowierza forest in Poland
  • Kazakhstan's sci-fi capital city in the steppe- Astana. Khan Shatyr mall and beach resort.
    Kazakhstan's sci-fi capital city in the steppe- Astana. Khan Shatyr mall and beach resort.
  • A Lenin monument in every Russian and Belarusian town
    A Lenin monument in every Russian and Belarusian town
  • Kyrgyz yurt tunduk at top, a symbol of strength and unity featured on the Kyrzyg flag.
    Kyrgyz yurt tunduk at top, a symbol of strength and unity featured on the Kyrzyg flag.
  • Katyn memorial site dedicated to the 22,000 executed Polish officers. A profound and powerful moment in the pine forest.
    Katyn memorial site dedicated to the 22,000 executed Polish officers. A profound and powerful moment in the pine forest.
  • Minsk Belarus monument to the 'Great Patriotic War'
    Minsk Belarus monument to the 'Great Patriotic War'
  • Road to Esfahan, Iran
    Road to Esfahan, Iran
  • Fixing flats in Poland
    Fixing flats in Poland
  • Polish cemetery in Guzar, Uzbekistan
    Polish cemetery in Guzar, Uzbekistan
  • Sharing photos with an Uzbek family
    Sharing photos with an Uzbek family
  • Heavy traffic on Kyrgyz highways
    Heavy traffic on Kyrgyz highways
  • Uzbek girls share their smiles
    Uzbek girls share their smiles
  • Camping on the steppe in Kazakhstan where water must be hauled.
    Camping on the steppe in Kazakhstan where water must be hauled.
  • Muslim cemetery near Lake Issyk-Kul in northern Tian Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan
    Muslim cemetery near Lake Issyk-Kul in northern Tian Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan
  • Local traffic
    Local traffic
  • Reprieve from the Kazakhstan heat at a bus stop
    Reprieve from the Kazakhstan heat at a bus stop
  • Laughs with a Kyrgyz man in traditional kalpak hat
    Laughs with a Kyrgyz man in traditional kalpak hat
  • Carrying Uzbek bills can get rather heavy
    Carrying Uzbek bills can get rather heavy
  • Like a Polish fairytale, the ever-present stork or boczan
    Like a Polish fairytale, the ever-present stork or boczan
  • Barbie helps Bonnie up the hills
    Barbie helps Bonnie up the hills
  • Break time in mountains
    Break time in mountains
  • The ever present monuments to the 'Great Patriotic War' - 1941-1945!
    The ever present monuments to the 'Great Patriotic War' - 1941-1945!
  • Climbing the 3180m Too Ashuu or Camel Pass on the M41 in Kyrgyzstan- rated one of the 'world's most beautiful and dangerous roads.'
    Climbing the 3180m Too Ashuu or Camel Pass on the M41 in Kyrgyzstan- rated one of the 'world's most beautiful and dangerous roads.'
  • Iranians are some of the friendliest and most gracious people ready for a laugh.
    Iranians are some of the friendliest and most gracious people ready for a laugh.
  • In the Suusamyr Too valley where nomadic yurts dot the landscape.
    In the Suusamyr Too valley where nomadic yurts dot the landscape.
  • Friendly local hosts at Uzbek border
    Friendly local hosts at Uzbek border
  • Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan Polish cemetery
    Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan Polish cemetery
  • The Jestson like capital of Kazakhstan, Astana
    The Jestson like capital of Kazakhstan, Astana
  • Entrance to Katyn memorial site
    Entrance to Katyn memorial site
  • Soviet space rocket at VDNKh exhibition park in Moscow
    Soviet space rocket at VDNKh exhibition park in Moscow
  • Reaching the Caspian Sea in Iran
    Reaching the Caspian Sea in Iran
  • Kotlas railway exchanges - one of the main areas of labour camps.
    Kotlas railway exchanges - one of the main areas of labour camps.
  • Ancient Uzbekistan
    Ancient Uzbekistan
  • Kyrzyg honey stand
    Kyrzyg honey stand
  • Camping with the birds in Belarus and Poland
    Camping with the birds in Belarus and Poland
  • Kyrgyz cowboy
    Kyrgyz cowboy
Moscow changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Moscow changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier