Food

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, […]

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

A paradise… for tourists

27th to 30th June
Friday 27 June
We arrive around 9h at Tulum. Wow! It’s totally different from Palenque. Here we feel like in a beach city, organised for the tourists. There is one main streets with shops and restaurants on both sides, a lot of white-skinned tourists in swimming suit and flip-flops, people are calm, in […]

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

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 […]

By |May 5th, 2015|Adventure|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

Medellín, the city of Eternal Spring

16th to 20th May
Friday 16 May
We arrive at 6h30 in Medellin. The bus, from Expreso Bolivariano, was comfortable and allowed us to sleep well. We arrive just next to the Enrique Olaya Herrera airport, where Carlos Gardel died in a plane crash in 1935. Mick finds his bike punctured by… a lovely golden heart.

We cross […]

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

Breaks in Pasto and Cali

10th to 15th May
Saturday 10 May
It’s with some sadness that we leave David’s family, Quito, and Ecuador today. We had planned to cross the country in 10 days, but in fact, we stayed three weeks: Ecuador captivated us, for its people, the landscapes, the diversity, the dynamism! this country is really a great touristic destination.

This […]

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

Food in Peru

In the Altiplano, we still eat the same kind of food as is Bolivia: fried meat or fish, with rice and potato. Here a trout. Sometimes we’re lucky to have also a fried piece of cheese.

We had tried llama meat in Bolivia. In Cusco, we tried alpaca meat. The taste is not very strong, and […]

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

Food in Bolivia

We spent three wonderful weeks in Bolivia: we saw very diverse landscapes with the desert, high mountains, salt desert, colourful lagunas, silver mine, beginning of the rainforest, wonderful lake… Also, we met very nice people during these days. And we visited a part of only two departments (Potosi and La Paz) out of the 9 […]

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