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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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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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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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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 […]

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 […]

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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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Inca ruins in Pitumarka and Cusco

6th to 10th April
Sunday 6 April
We get up early, just at sunrise. We take breakfast with the father Paco (nickname of François in Spanish), where he explains us how to go to the ruins of Machu Pitumarca. It’s the rest of an Inca settlement on top of the mountains, with some houses and a citadel […]

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Visits in Uyuni and Potosi

19th to 22nd March
Wednesday 19 March
Today is our rest day in Uyuni. We enjoy to clean the bikes (in half an hour, they did it for us, for an amazing result, and 1€ per bike! For cleaning the chain, they used a king of Karcher throwing diesel at high pressure, wonderful), visit the city, try […]

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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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