DAILY DRAWINGS

 
 

DAILY DRAWINGS

I wanted to find a way to keep myself drawing each day so i came up with the idea to try and represent something significant or banal from each day via a drawing.  After cycling all day, setting up the tent, cooking and then writing a diary the daily drawing wasn’t something i did each day.  Nevertheless it made me think about how to represent a feeling, an observation or simply something i’d seen through the day.

Drawings and text by Julian Cox

 

 
 
 
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The road was super steep heading up to Crac Des Chevaliers in Syria, it felt like the bike weighed 10tonnes.

 
 
 
 

A beautiful road in the Iron curtain in Serbia, following the Danube. The road cuts through the rock in a series of tunnels.

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The most encouraging thing someone can do from a car when you’re climbing a mountain, clap!.

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Gore-Tex doesn’t mean anything when your shoes fill up with water.

 
 
 
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Possibly the hardest day of the trip in Syria. Horrendous head wind throughout the entire day, then i had to rellocate my tent in the middle of the night because it was going to rip in ferocious gusts. I spent a large amount of the day swearing.

 
 
 
 
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Shock horror when a man motions to remove my broken bottom with a screwdriver.

 
 
 
 

Crazy crazy traffic in Tehran. Huge cross sections a drivers with a ‘close your eyes and hope for the best’ mentality.

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A knee injury flares up with a vengeance forcing me to take the bus.

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Cycling under a rainbow in Syria.

 
 
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An important day, venturing into the desert, it was the first time i had multiple water bottles attached to the front rack.

 
 
 
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An amazing open air cafe in Tripoli – Hookahs, cards,  copious amounts of tea and colourful plastic seats.

 
 

 
 
 

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