Journey beneath the wheels

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by lin luo

Chen, a farmer, a cyclist, a dreamer or even a mad man. He rode his man-powered rickshaw and embarked a journey across 16 countries from China, overcoming inhabitable weather conditions, extreme landscapes, war zones, and close to zero finances, finally arrived in Britain on 6 July 2012 after 2 years and a total mileage of 60,000km. "To promote the Olympic spirit" Chen smiled. "People's hospitalities are the most memorable " smiled again. "most treasured?" he lighted a cigarette, "my bike, my journal, my visa stamps and people's gifts" " I am heading to Rio " he smiled once again.

Location: China Town, London, UK

 

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