I originally joined Flickr as a way of storing my thousands of photos I anticipated I would take on my 25,000km around the world journey by bicycle and skateboard.


I now live in Sapporo, in northern Japan.

I am a Japan Society for the Promotion for Science Doctoral Research Fellow, doing my PhD in Behavioral Science at Hokkaido University.

My research blog is: www.robthomo.com

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  • The swings at Te Pai Park, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand by Robert Thomson

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    Velaia (ParisPeking) says:

    "Yes, I too have followed Rob's adventures and have had a great time and source of inspiration through that! I wish him all the best for his future tours and keep on posting these precious photos!"

    August 5th, 2007

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    oil_free_and_happy says:

    "Robert is quite a determined person. I followed his travels, as he cycled from Japan to Switzerland. His website is full of details and wonderful pictures and videos, describing his trip. It's better than a Hollywood adventure movie, because it's real! Very harsh weather, camping, purifying water, language barriers - these are just a few of the many obstacles that he had to overcome. Robert, good luck in your future endeavors.

    June 4th, 2007

Robert Thomson
March 2006
Christchurch, New Zealand
Sapporo City, Japan
I am:
Male and Taken
14degrees off the beaten track / ユーラシア大陸14度の旅