Week 74. Galapagos.

November 2018. When you can live without fear you embrace the world without fear. Is this good or bad? If you are able to enjoy the experience of watching the wildlife of Galapagos from close by, you feel this freedom. How it must have been before creatures became scared of each other. You also realize that once these […]

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Update.

9 weeks have passed since our return home to Belgium from Ecuador, to spend our winter stop with family and friends. It was a different home coming than expected as my dad’s and mom’s health were different than expected. Turbulent times in and out of hospitals, but combined with a joyful Christmas (yes we were […]

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Week 73. Puerto Cayo to Guayaquil. Biking in Ecuador.

28th of October till 3rd of November 2018. Silence and I.  How silence can sooth the nerves. Being at a place without sound pollution, only the crashing of the waves. Think about all the noise pollution our civilization is forcing up on us. When was the last time you did not hear any artificial sound? […]

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Week 72. La Maná to Puerto Cayo. Biking in Ecuador.

21st till 27th of October 2018.   Think it over. Flat, good roads, give me the opportunity to think, reflect and wonder while biking. You maybe think you have all the time thinking while biking but if speeding downhill you need all your concentration to make it down as fast and safe as possible. If going […]

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Week 71. Cotopaxi to La Maná. Biking in Ecuador.

14th till 20th of October.  Sleeping Giant. Ever wondered about the force of nature creating our earth? Massive volcanoes, tip peeking out of the earth as a dimple that just erupted, covered in dusty snow. Volcanoes created this landscape, they are still changing the surface of the earth, but with lower impact than humans do […]

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Week 70. Otovalo to Cotopaxi. Biking in Ecuador.

7th till 13th of October 2018. The longer away from home, the more you understand that family and friends are the most valuable in your life. Sharing moments of joy, discoveries, contemplation. Talking, sharing home cooked food, creating memories or wondering about the past and future together. Being able to be together in the same […]

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Week 69. Ipiales to Otovalo. Biking in Ecuador.

30th of September till 6th of October.  Born on a different cloud. My soul feels stripped to the bone and my heart vibrates more open than ever. Crossing the border with Ecuador reminds us of the impact of where you were born and raised. The freedom of living in Europe with its open borders. The […]

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