Click on one of the collections below to wander through photography from the route so far.

Photography collections can be found at Instagram and Flickr:

Uzbekistan 2014
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Between Aug 12th and 28th 2014, Nexus Expedition route went through 702 kms across Uzbekistan farmlands where Dimitri and Gulnara had the opportunity to meet Uzbek farmers, attending to their apples, watermelons, melons and grapes fields. They also had the pleasure to spend time in two beautiful ancient Silk Road Cities: Samarqand and Bukhara where they enjoyed the architecture as well as the company of blacksmiths, rug makers, painters, and puppet makers.

Tajikistan 2014
Thursday May 29, 2014
Between May 29th and Aug 12th 2014, Nexus Expedition route went through 1294 kms across Tajikistan. Dimitri and Gulnara cycled the famous Pamir Highway (M41), where they climbed through mountain passes as high as 4600 meters (15,000 feet). The Pamir Mountains are at the junction of the Himalayas with the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world’s highest mountains, and since Victorian times, have been known as the "Roof of the World". Along their way, Dimitri and Gulnara were able to enjoy the company of Kyrgyz, Tajik, Pamiri herders, with their herds of sheep, goats, horses, camels and yaks. They also had the opportunity to “connect” with an Afghan camel and yak caravan across the Panj river.

Kyrgyzstan 2013-2014
Wednesday December 18, 2013
Nexus Expedition arrived in Kyrgyzstan, December 18th 2013, spent the holidays in the capital Bishkek, and went into “hibernation” mode until Dimitri and Gulnara returned in April 2014 to first tour Lake Issyk. Then, they went on to ride 984 kms across this beautiful mountainous country of Kyrgyzstan.

Kazakhstan 2013
Wednesday November 20, 2013
Between Nov 20th and Dec 18th 2013, Nexus Expedition route went through 791 kms across southern Kazakhstan, where Dimitri and Gulnara rode amongst Kazakh sheep and goat herders. Along their way, they took the opportunity to experience the beautiful Sharyn Canyon.

China 2013
Tuesday October 1, 2013
Between Oct 7th and Nov 20th 2013, Nexus Expedition route went through 1332 kms across the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in Western China.

Mongolia 2013
Wednesday August 21, 2013
Nexus Expeditions cycling west from Central Mongolia through the Mongolian-Chinese border and towards Kazakhstan.

Mongolia 2012
Saturday September 1, 2012
Cycling from the northeastern Mongolian Russian border at Ereentsav to Kharkhorin in Central Mongolia.

Cycling in Russia 2012
Friday June 1, 2012
Cycling from Katchikatsy (Yakutia) to Russian-Mongolian border.

Summer 2011 Cycling
Saturday August 6, 2011
Cycling 2110 kms ( 1310 miles) from Omsukchan to Kachitkatsy, through the mountainous Omsukchan road and the M 56 Kolyma Highway, aka "Road of Bones", with Gulnara. Gold and Coal mines, Gulag relics, Road workers camps, Sakha farmers and Sakha horses. Rode the last 150 kilometers alone from Nizhny Betyakh to Katchikatsy and had to stop there for the winter because of mechanical failure.

Spring 2011
Saturday February 26, 2011
Trekking and skiing 595 kms (370 miles) from Paren to Omsukchan through Far Eastern Russian tundra.

From Vayegi to Paren 2010
Friday March 12, 2010
Back on the Trail! Trekking and skiing 700 kms (430 miles) from Vayegi (Chukotka) to Paren (Kamchatka), Far Eastern Russia, tundra, reindeer herders, trekking in company at first of Nyurgun Efremov and afterwards in company of the dogs Rice, Rex and Dunia.

Egvekinot to Vayegi, Chukotka, Spring 2008
Tuesday April 1, 2008
Trekked and skied 965 kms (600 miles) from Egvekinot to Vayegi, Chukotka. Fought the Spring conditions: rapid melting snow! First skiing, then trekking with a backpack and pulling the sled simultaneously then finally swimming and/or using the sled as a kayak while going down remote Chukotkan rivers. Encountered numerous grizzly bears but no humans in a 30 days timeframe!

Chukotka 2007
Saturday February 10, 2007
Return to Russia! Trekked and skied 685 kilometers (425 miles) from Uelen to Egvekinot through desolate Chukotkan tundra with Karl Bushby.

Bering Strait Crossing
Tuesday July 11, 2006
Completed Bering Strait Crossing successfully in 322 kilometers (200 miles) with Karl Bushby, trekking, skiing and swimming from one ice surge to the next, among spotted seals and polar bears. This was the first Eastbound crossing completed in modern times.

Tuesday January 3, 2006
Dimitri Kieffer and Karl Bushby prepare for the 2006 Bering Strait crossing, and trek toward their crossing departure point.

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