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Going down to the jungle

3rd and 4th May
Saturday 3 May
After a long great night, we feel much better. Today, Saturday, there is a market of clothes, hats, small jewels for the indigenous people. Here, each community can be recognised by their poncho and hat. It’s very beautiful clothes, full of vivid colours. Maritza explains us about them.

Afterwards, we go […]

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The volcans route, from Cuenca to Riobamba

24th to 29th April
Thursday 24 April
Alexandra brings us for a visit of the city during the day. We first go to a market, to have a “brunch” with local specialties, generally made of corn. We see the new cathedral, which construction started some 150 years ago! and it is still not finished: the two spires […]

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The biggest climb!!

21st to 23rd April
Monday 21 April
It’s already time to leave this paradise-like place. We have three days of cycling to come, in order to arrive in Cuenca on Wednesday, so that we can spend Thursday with Alex to visit her city before she leaves, on Thursday evening. The first part of the route, Playas-Guayaquil, we […]

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Beach in Peru and Ecuador

16th to 20th April
Wednesday 16 April
We arrive at Mancora at 7h. We’ve just passed by a wind farm and the oil region of Talara, full of small pumps (caballitos). Mancora is still sleeping but we manage to find a place for breakfast. 5 minutes leaving the bus, we realize that we forgot one bag inside […]

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Following the First Incas towards Cusco

1st to 5th April

NOTE: Finally we have been able to upload our videos on Youtube. You can check on our last posts (since San Pedro de Atacama), or our Youtube page.
Tuesday 1 April
Today is a rest day! We enjoy for updating our mails, cleaning the bikes, and resting! our muscles will thank us tomorrow. Geovanni […]

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On the North coast of Titicaca lake

27th to 31st March
Thursday 27 March
We get up at 6h30. After having gone to bed at 2h30, the night has been very short. And why get up so early? Because Cristian (so many Cristian around here, now it’s the owner of the Casa de Ciclistas) proposed to take us up to El Alto where he […]

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So many things to do in La Paz

23rd to 26th March
Sunday 23 March
We arrive in La Paz at 7h in the morning. There is no café open yet to take breakfast, so we go directly to the Casa de Ciclistas. The owner of the house, Cristian, is fond of touring cycling, and has open his house to the travellers, for a very […]

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Extreme biking between San Pedro and Uyuni

10th to 18th March
Monday 10 March
We get up at 6h30. It’s still dark outside. We have breakfast in the patio of the hostel, and we get ready to leave. In the end, we only stayed one night in San Pedro, and we did not take time to visit the wonders of nature around! but all […]

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Crossing the Cordillera

23rd February to 1st March
Sunday 23 February
After a good night at Estela’s house, we head towards the city. For lunch, we are invited by Mona and Sara to a Gourmet degustation in a Bodega (wine farm) a little outside Mendoza. We go to the Bodega Dominio del Plata, in Luján de Cuyo. As soon as […]

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From Nepal to Varanasi, discovering cycling in India

17th to 21th January
Friday 17 January
Since we went to sleep early, we get up without problems before sunrise. The weather is very wet, there is fog on all the valley. Today, we decided to go to Gorakhpur, some 130km away, where Jamil, Shakil’s brother, will host us. And also we have to pass the border, […]

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