Culture

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 […]

By |May 6th, 2015|Adventure|0 Comments

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 […]

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

Feeling the Mayas in Chiapas

21st to 26th June
Saturday 21 June
Today, we take the bus for San Cristobal de las Casas, in Chiapas. As the direct bus would have let us in the middle of the night over there, we chose to go first to Tuxtla Gutierrez, the capital of the state. And from there finally, we take a bus […]

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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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Meeting Pepito in Puebla

7th to 9th June
Saturday 7 June
In the morning, we were thinking of visiting the centre of Puebla, but the sky is threatening! and soon enough, it starts to rain. So we rest at Pepito’s house. In the afternoon, we go to Pepito’s sister house, for the birthday of her husband. We see there the family […]

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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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The last residence of Lev Trotsky

A short biography:

Lev Davidovitch Bronstein is born in 1879 in Yanovka, in the Ukraine part of the tsarist Russia, in a rather comfortable Jewish family of farmers. He is sent at 9 to the cosmopolitan city of Odessa to receive education. That’s where he gets introduced to the revolutionary ideas, and starts to organize a […]

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

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 […]

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

Barrancabermeja and Boyacas

24th to 27th May
Saturday 24 May
Today, Fabi will be our tour guide in Barrancabermeja.

This city exists because and around the refinery. It is the biggest refinery of Colombia, able to process one third of the 750 000 barrels per day of crude oil that the country produces. It has been built 90 years ago in […]

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