Do you believe in the kindness of strangers?

Cycling the 25,000+ km from London to Melbourne is easy. It's finding the right place and people to… [more]

Do you believe in the kindness of strangers? Do you believe in the kindness of strangers?

The Arm & a Leg Project- COPE, Vientiane, Laos (Mar 13)

The USA dropped more bombs on Laos during the Vietnam War than all the bombs combined, dropped by every… [more]

The Arm & a Leg Project- COPE, Vientiane, Laos (Mar 13) The Arm & a Leg Project- COPE, Vientiane, Laos (Mar 13)

The Little Big Buffalo Project- Fagvel village, Gujurat, India (Sept, 2012)

The Kindness of Strangers are pleased to announce the launch of The Little Big Buffalo Project. After… [more]

The Little Big Buffalo Project- Fagvel village, Gujurat, India (Sept, 2012) The Little Big Buffalo Project- Fagvel village, Gujurat, India (Sept, 2012)

Homeless travellers or travelling homeless

Determined to find somewhere to wild camp, we realise that we are either going to have to go inland for… [more]

Homeless travellers or travelling homeless Homeless travellers or travelling homeless

Making friends with Iran

‘Iranians are the friendliest people on earth’. That’s what the internet tells us and who are we… [more]

Making friends with Iran Making friends with Iran

The PREVENTION of child trafficking project- Cambodia (Dec 12)

Put a post on Facebook with a picture of a small child and you will receive thousands of people who 'like'… [more]

The PREVENTION of child trafficking project- Cambodia (Dec 12) The PREVENTION of child trafficking project- Cambodia (Dec 12)

Night riding

“How far away is Corlu?” I asked the three local elders, sitting in a small town outdoor cafe, some… [more]

Night riding Night riding

Thailand

Welcome to the land of  smiles! Thailand is such a beautiful place to explore, from the hustle and bustle… [more]

Thailand Thailand

The Soap Project- Pristina, Kosovo (Sept, 2011)

We are extremely proud to support Elizabeth Gowing and The ideas Partnership. In the Spring of 2011,… [more]

The Soap Project- Pristina, Kosovo (Sept, 2011) The Soap Project- Pristina, Kosovo (Sept, 2011)

Cycling the Cambodian circuit

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Cycling Cambodia is simultaneously enriching and depressing. The circuit most travellers go through inevitably include Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap and almost always include visits to the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng genocide museum. It is the latter parts of this that will cause you to walk somberly through the Killing Fields learning about [...]

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Water Cycle Project, Siem Reap (Jan 13)

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We are pleased to announce our 10th project! We have bought 10 Bio-Sand water filters for 10 families in one of the poorest provinces of Cambodia, the popular tourist spot, Siem Reap. We heard that Siem Reap is overflowing with NGO’s and were daunted by the idea of trying to find one that we could [...]

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The Trailblazers Foundation- Siem Reap, Cambodia (Jan 13)

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Despite a decade of growth (1994-2004), poverty in Cambodia remains high at 38%. Siem Reap (the province where Trailblazer bases most of its projects) is one of the three poorest provinces of Cambodia with almost half (45%) of its residents considered poor. *World Bank statistics July 2006. Trailblazer Foundation is currently working specifically within Angkor [...]

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The Breakfast Garden Project, Pursat, Cambodia (Jan 13)

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We have just completed our second project in Cambodia and our ninth on the trip so far! We knew we would find so many worthy causes here in Cambodia we just wanted to make sure that the projects we donated to have the infrastructure to see the projects through to being sustainable. Our research led [...]

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Sustainable Cambodia- Pursat, Cambodia (Jan 13)

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We thought it best to let this fantastic organisation speak for themselves. So this is what they had to say… “Sustainable Cambodia works with the families of rural Cambodian villages to help them achieve sustainability and self-sufficiency through wells, irrigation systems, schools, training and empowerment. Cambodian village families have been slowly rebuilding their lives after [...]

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The PREVENTION of child trafficking project- Cambodia (Dec 12)

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Put a post on Facebook with a picture of a small child and you will receive thousands of people who ‘like’ to raise awareness against child trafficking. Some people will even donate money to raise this awareness. We’ve often wondered how all this awareness stops a poor family from wanting to sell their children. Perhaps [...]

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Sao Sary Foundation- Kampong Spue, Cambodia (Dec 2012)

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Sao Sary Foundation (SSF) was founded in 2006 by Vichetr Uon and was officially recognised by the national government of the Kingdom of Cambodia as a non-profit organization in 2007. SSF is fully registered with the Ministry of Interior (MOI) of the Kingdom of Cambodia as a Non-Governmental Organization (Registration No. 192SCN dating 14/2/2007). SSF [...]

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Ping Pong at Pat Pong

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It’s hot. Damn hot. And the sweat starts to trickle down my forehead as the shirt on my back slowly glues itself to my skin. Nice. It’s Bangkok, baby, and I’m sitting on a plastic chair, eating a spicy noodle soup. The sounds of the endless Silom road traffic are seamlessly blended into the chatter [...]

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Cycling from Bangkok to Phnom Penh

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It’s not too far and there are a couple of different ways to go, but we opted to go for the  simplest route of the Thai coast via Pattaya and the newly made highway 48 through the Cardamom mountains in Cambodia. Crossing the border to Klong Yai in Thailand to Koh Kong in Cambodia is [...]

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Is it cos I is white?

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It’s about 5:30 in the morning and we are getting set for our final cycle in India, just 27km to the Kolkata airport to get a plane over the uncrossable land borders of Bangladesh and Burma to Bangkok. With bags packed and bikes loaded, we click in our cleats for the last time as the [...]

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