Jiayuguan. 25th November 2018

From Hadrian’s Wall to the Great Wall of China. The journey is complete.
We will write a blog post very soon but just wanted to let you know we’ve arrived safe and sound.


  1. ZHI JIN says:



    1. John Hopkins says:

      Dear Pete and Chris,
      Fantastic achievement,so glad to see this photo and see you safe and sound after an amazing trip. Thanks for all the vivid descriptions and photos in your blog posts, some of which kept us up at night worrying about you.
      Well done!
      Many Congratulations
      Dee and John
      PS you live in Hallbankgate- the Old School House in Cumbria- just in case you’ve forgotten and start putting up a tent in the quarry nearby!

  2. Wonderful! Congratulations! 🙂 So good to hear that you completed the journey! And what a journey!! We are happy we met you and somehow became part of it 🙂 🙂 Hope to meet you soon!

    jorge & anabela

  3. Clare Foster says:

    Absolutely bloody amazing! You are both incredible. What an achievement. Have loved your blog!
    Lots of love
    Clare xxx

  4. David Nightingale says:

    Wow …… that is wonderful news! Congratulations to you both. A truly remarkable achievement. Where next….?

    David Nightingale

  5. Roberto daniele says:

    Fantastic achievement YOU DID it!

    Huge congratulations!

  6. Marita says:


  7. Yvonne says:

    Wow, that is really great! You two can be proud of yourselfs! Congratulations!!
    I am looking forward to read the whole story, so hurry up, start writing, I can’t

  8. Georg says:

    From down on both of my knees, I deeply adore what you have accomplished, you 2 are my all-time heroes!
    Sorry that I’ve been less attentive those last weeks, but I’ve been in Congo where they kept me a bit busy…
    Lots of love and continuous good mood to whatever you are up to next!!!

  9. Katy says:

    Congratulations, it’s a great achievement. We’re so proud of you and telling everyone we meet about your adventures! Lots of love Katy xxx

  10. Diana Brown says:

    Wow, how amazing. What a fabulous photograph, it says everything. I’ve loved following your progress since the day we met in Holme.

  11. elizabeth hughan says:

    Fantastic news!What an extraordinary achievement!Well done!!xx

  12. Irmgard says:

    Eine tolle Leistung.
    Eure Berichte waren super. Danke, dass wir daran teilhaben dürften!

  13. pat says:

    Absolutely wonderful Pete and Chris !
    Well done is an understatement .
    Just in awe of your two wheeled adventure, and you both ….
    We look forward to the final blog .
    Cumbria awaits your return xx
    Pat and Eddie

  14. Stewart Brady says:

    Splendid, well done. An epic journey.

    Stewart & Janet

  15. Jan Davies says:

    That is truly amazing and inspirational Congratulations to you both

  16. Tim says:

    Congratulations seems hardly an adequate enough comment for your monumental achievement but…..congratulations!

    Hilary and Tim

  17. 1,000 congratulations!! You are total stars … an inspiration to us all.

  18. Tom says:

    Hi Chris/Pete. Great news! Congratulations. Great achievement. Wall to Wall! Like you say, ‘now what?’ Love the picture on the wall. Are they oven gloves you’ve got on your handlebars Chris?! So no trains south! Only one thing to do . . . . . . . . keep on cycling! ?‍♂️?‍♂️

  19. Izzy says:

    Fantastic news, you are amazing. Really looking forward to welcoming you home to HBG and hearing all about it. Safe journey home, love from us both, Izzy and Steve xx

  20. Tony Whewell says:

    Hi Chris and Pete
    Fantastic news. I can barely take it in. What an achievement! Puts my cycling to Turkey in ’86 in the shade. I presume you are following the road south by the wall. Nothing much to return to here except political turmoil.

  21. Sheena and Davy says:

    Congratulations and Well Done, looking forward to reading the final episode, loved reading the blog of this epic journey. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Home for Christmas xxx

  22. jean yves et brigitte pavec says:

    bravo ! bravo ! bravo !
    ce que vous avez fait est vraiment magnifique !!!
    mais comment Peter fait ‘il pour être si maigre après avoir mangé tout l’éléphant ?
    vous nous avez fait rêver tout au long de ce voyage , merci
    nous sommes heureux pour vous

    jean Yves et Brigitte

  23. Tom Bradford says:

    Brilliant news and picture to confirm- never doubted your resolve.
    How do we book places on your lecture tour? David Cameron is definitely old hat now.

  24. Daphne & Mark says:

    That is such welcome news! Very well done indeed. You look so healthy and happy in your photo, not surprisingly. What an amazing achievement both of you and your wonderful blog has enabled us to travel along with you in spirit if not in body. Enjoy the rest of your amazing adventure and safe journey home whenever that may be. With our warmest greetings, Daphne and Mark

    1. Eileen Titterington says:

      Fantastic news very well done look forward to your blog x

  25. Ian says:

    What a fantastic and awesome achievement. Relieved you appear to be in good shape. Look forward to seeing you back in Cumbria. I’m looking forward to an illustrated talk and hopefully a book.

  26. Helen Chatterton says:

    Fantastic news and I look forward to the blog post. Safe trip back. Helen x

  27. brigitte et jean yves pavec says:

    bravo ! bravo! bravo !
    ce que vous avez fait est magnifique !
    vous nous avez fait rêver merci
    mais comment Peter fait il pour être si maigre après avoir manger tout l’éléphant ?

    Brigitte et jean yves

  28. Tricia and Tim says:

    Fantastic news. Well done. I’m so pleased for you both. What a wonderful adventure it is has been.

  29. Joyce-Flagstaff, AZ USA says:

    I have been monitoring your statistics page daily and knew there would be an announcement soon. Congratulations, well done!

  30. Maria Veit says:

    Wow. congratulations!!!!
    I loved reading your posts and look forward to your next article. Too bad it will be the last one (of this trip 😉

    Maria and Florian

  31. Isabel says:

    Beat that , all lycra-clad cycling youngsters! I have so enjoyed the blog posts and so am sorry to think they are over but best to quit while ahead! was great to see three of the five Whewell siblings yesterday – quite an amazing family!!

  32. Sarah Wilson says:

    Chris and Peter, what an amazing journey by two amazing and determined people. I’m in awe of you both. Well done and looking forward to hearing loads about it all when you get home. Wondering whether you’re cycling home too.

  33. Peter Tingley says:

    The Journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step or in your case with many thousands of miles and with the turn of the chain. Your determination to complete the trip has been inspiring

  34. David Hayward says:

    Bloody well done both of you. Congratulations from me and Renee!

  35. Fiona McElhinney says:

    The word congratulations has never seemed so inadequate!
    How are you getting home?!!
    Looking forward to the latest instalment xx

  36. Heather says:

    Wow, wow, wow! Xxx

  37. Roger says:

    Well done. You must be exhausted. Thank you for all the blogs. Looking forward to seeing you

  38. Joe says:

    An amazing achievement beyond words – well done indeed!

  39. Mairi Whittle says:

    Many congratulations to you both; what a fantastic achievement. We found all of your blogs very interesting. Thank you for allowing us an insight of some the fantastic and also scary experiences you had.

    David & I will perhaps meet you on one of the local Sunday walks again sometime.

  40. Stefan says:

    Suuuper! Congratulations! And now back again;-)

  41. Charlène et Damien says:

    You did it !!!!!! You reach a wall ! Which wall next ? We think it was a tough journey but even just for this photo (and what photo ! LA grande muraille quoi!) it worth it 😉
    You are the best, we are a little bit jealous, here there are some old stones but not as impressive as these ones…
    Good rest and enjoy being there .
    Charlène et Damien

  42. Bob and Eeke says:

    Very relieved you succeeded in your epic enterprise….not that I ever doubted the result!
    And thank you for sharing so generously your experiences good and bad in your wonderful blogs.

    1. Marilyn Bray says:

      Wonderful news! Congratulations on a fantastic achievement. Marilyn

  43. Randall Cook says:

    You two are SUPER HEROES! What a quest you both had been on!


    So pleased to hear you arrived safe and look forward to seeing the photos. We have been thinking of you. Can’t wait to hear all about this last stage. Julie xx

  45. Catherine Bowman says:

    An amazing achievement. Congratulations. I have loved reading your blog and now looking forward to hearing you talk about it. X x x

  46. Hubert Heraty says:

    Well done Pete and Chris. I am really pleased that you made it and what a fantastic achievement. Looking forward to meeting up with you when you return to England.


  47. Kate Swindlehurst says:

    Brilliant – so well done! An awesome achievement – you are amazing!!!

  48. David C says:

    What an epic adventure, can hardly imagine what you have seen & done. Congratulations – Wow.

  49. Corrie says:

    Wow fantastic!! Well done and loads of admiration for your journey, perseverance etc.
    Nice picture, looks like a lovely stretch of the wall. Been missing you. Looking forward to seeing youse again.
    Xx Corrie.

  50. simon says:

    Really glad you both made it..i am very impressed…xx..

  51. Bernard T says:

    Whooppee!! Well done guys!?‍♂️?‍♂️?‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♂️?‍♂️?‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♂️?‍♂️

  52. Dave Barton says:

    Absolutely Amazing. You are an inspiration to all

  53. Lesley begley says:

    Congratulations to you both ! I have so enjoyed reading your blogs and am in awe of you achievement.

  54. Wendy Fielding says:

    How fantastic to have a dream, live it and fulfill it. I have been so inspired by your huge adventure, thank you for letting me be part of it.

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