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Cycling in Southern Zambia

25th to 30th August
Monday 25 August
We get up at 6, a little before sunrise. It’s very cold this morning. We take our time to organize our panniers. Finally, we leave the camping, around 10h.

In the end, we have spent 8 days here, and it has been very pleasant. The camping was very calm, with wonderful […]

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Across the Caprivi strip

13th to 17th August
Wednesday 13 August
We enjoy a lazy morning. We get up at 7h, after sunrise. We take our time to have breakfast and try to see the Popa falls. But it’s more like rapids than real falls. So it’s not really impressive, despite the sound of the water that can be heard from […]

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Complete autonomy in the Namibian desert

6th to 10th August
Wednesday 06 August
We arrive at Windhoek at sunrise.We buy our next bus ticket, from Walvis Bay to Bagani (in the very North of Namibia), on Monday, and we go to the backpackers to leave our stuffs. The city is calm, relatively small, organized (German heritage!). It seems a good place to live, […]

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A piece of Europe in the tip of Africa

2nd to 5th August
Saturday 02 August
Finally, we can rest! After 9 days of pedalling! The house is very comfortable, and the bed is just wonderful. The weather is cloudy and rather cold, it’s still winter here. We go to an organic market this morning. They sell all kinds of food, from burger to cheese, cakes, […]

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The Green Garden Route

27th July to 1st August
Sunday 27 July
We leave the house one hour after sunrise! It took us a long time to get prepared. There is still a strong head wind, and the sky is threatening today. The road is very hilly, we go down to sea level when we pass a village, then rise up […]

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Three, Two, One, Bungee!

23rd to 26th July
Wednesday 23 July
We pack the bikes and panniers in the car (that we had rented last Friday), and leave Joburg. It’s 8h, just the end of the daily traffic jam. We manage exiting Joburg without getting lost, and we drive on the barren plateau of the Free State. The landscape is quite […]

By |May 5th, 2015|Adventure|0 Comments

On Oaxaca coast – Sea, Heat and Sun

17th to 20th June
Tuesday 17 June
Today, we will follow the coast, down to Mazunte. It’s only some 70km, so we can relax a bit this morning. Thank you Jim for this great night among the humming birds!

So here we are at 11h, leaving for Mazunte!. Big mistake! The weather is very hot now, at least […]

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Crossing Oaxaca heartland

13th to 16th June
Friday 13 June
We arrive at Oaxaca at 6h30. After mounting the bikes, we go for a breakfast. And a second breakfast, why not. We arrive at Alex’s house around 8h30. We contacted him through warmshowers, and he will host us tonight. He is American, and lives here with his girlfriend Julia. After […]

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A few days in Morelos

10th to 12th June
Tuesday 10 June
Finally, today we take the bikes. We will go from Puebla to Jiutepec, near Cuernavaca. We have a last breakfast with Pepito and leave.

It takes a long time to get out of Puebla, the city is much extended. Most of the day, we are on a small winding road. The […]

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Going to the oven of Barrancabermeja

21st to 23rd May
Wednesday 21 May
Today, we leave Medellín, towards Barrancabermeja. It will take us three days to reach the city where Fabi lives. We get up early to start cycling as soon as the sun rises! It is quite complicated to leave Medellín: an intense traffic (many trucks), roads without indications, ! well, we […]

By |May 3rd, 2015|Adventure|0 Comments