At Tian’anmen Square, heart of Beijing, Thomas Schroeder, 32, German is finally here.
He’s one of tens of thousands of foreign tourists in Beijing, but his journey to Beijing makes him outstanding from others.
He cycled 12,000 km in five months, traversing eight countries.
He overame fever, extreme weather, lack of water and an expiring visa during his trek.
But he says, “I found it more magical than what I expected!”