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Lusaka, the end of the trip

31st August to 5th September

Sunday 31 August
We go to the handicraft market, in the surroundings of the Arcade shopping mall. There are hundreds of men exposing their products directly […]

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More than tourism in Livingstone

18th to 24th August
Monday 18 August
Today is our first rest day in Livingstone. We take our time in the morning, for the breakfast and organising all our stuffs. At the end of the breakfast, the monkeys arrive. Some are quite aggressive, showing the teeth and advancing fiercely towards the enemy.

Then we go to the city […]

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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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We are in Johannesburg!

17th to 22nd July
Thursday 17 July
We arrive in Joburg in two different planes, Mick from Addis Ababa and Julien from Doha. The planes are supposed to arrive within only 25 minutes difference. But there is delay… Mick’s plane is one hour late. And Julien’s plane is also one hour late. So we manage to encounter […]

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In the maze of Mexico City

3rd to 6th June
Tuesday 3 June
After a first good night in Mexico, we take our first breakfast here, a few sandwiches. Then we go to the main square, called Zócalo (I cannot say centre, because we are accommodated in the centre, and the Zócalo is also in the centre, the scale is different here). It […]

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Bogota, our last step in enchanting South America

28th May to 2nd June

At the end of this post, you’ll find the answers of the Medellín Botero paintings.
Wednesday 28 May
We get up at 4h30, to pack everything, load the bikes, and go to the terminal. There, Fabi needs to negotiate strongly, so that the driver accepts the bikes for a tip that is not […]

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Studies about the urban improvement in Colombia

In the Universidad de los Andes, we meet María Alejandra Pardo, who is in the study group of the university about urban and regional sustainability.This group of the university is funded by the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, by the Ministry of Transport of Colombia, by the Secretary of Transport of Bogotá. They also have a […]

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In Quito, with the history, politics and environment

7th to 9th May
Wednesday 7 May
This morning, we take the bus to go to Quito. Once again, it’s easy to put the bikes inside the bus, and they do not ask us for any tip or extra. The road is always turning. No more than 100m without a curve! And fortunately, we do it by […]

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In Lima, welcome to another Peru

11th to 15th April
Friday 11 April
We arrive in Lima in the early morning, around 7. Once we have loaded our bikes, we go quickly to our couchsurfer’s place, where we take shower. And we go to the Pontifical Universidad Católica de Perú (PUCP), to our meeting. We go to the Instituto de Ciencias de la […]

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Santiago and Valparaiso

2nd to 9th March
Sunday 2 March
After a wonderful night on a real bed, we have a big breakfast. And after going to the market to buy fresh food, let’s have a small lunch! Wonderful!

Then, we go out in the city, with Pablo and Blandine as guides. We first go to the Palacio de la Moneda, […]

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