Food

Pasta – Who invented it – Italy or China?

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Tour History and a very important one too…. Who invented Pasta, one of the most vital food sources on any bike tour! By the way a nice mention by Forbes mag too…. The 50cm-long yellow food substance, in the image on the right, was found in a pot buried during a catastrophic flood, radiocarbon dated to around […]

Marco Polo

Bike Tour or Boat and walk? Marco Polo’s travels

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Tour History – Marco Polo – Now whether he was born in Venice or Korcula, Croatia, which was the subject of an earlier Tour History – https://blog.bikeodyssey.cc/blog/2017/12/18/bike-odyssey-marco-polo . However, there is little doubt he travelled a long long way! Marco’s first epic trip was in 1271, he was 17 years old. He travelled for 4 years […]