Week 84. Huanuco to Huancayo. Biking in Peru.

26th of May till 1st of June 2019. Earthquake. The experience of being shaken out of your bed at 2:40 is something not to be repeated. To realize in the middle of your REM sleep that the movement of your bed is not due to too much alcohol (as we only had two glasses of […]

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Week 83. Huaraz to Huanuco. Biking in Peru.

19th till 25th of May 2019. When you think you can’t get more adventure in one week you get some more thrown into your lap. After crossing the Cordillera Blanca last week and spending a chilly but amazing night at 4,600 m we are wondering how often we want/need to camp at such an altitude. […]

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Week 82. Pomabamba to Huaraz. Biking in Peru.

12th till 18th of May 2019. When we left two years ago we never did a bike trip with camping, our camping experience was limited to some guided trekking in Irian Jaja and a once and never again camping trip in France. Our longest bike trip was 3 weeks on the bike, never longer than […]

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Week 81. Chuquicara to Pomabamba. Biking in Peru.

4th of May 11th of May 2019. What is it that has made you stronger? Pushing your physical limits? Or were you able to push them because you pushed yourself mentally first ? Or do you get stronger by knowing your limits and learning to say no? The very basic hostal in Chuquicara at an elevation of […]

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Week 80. Laguna Sausachocha to Chuquicara. Biking in Peru.

28th of April till 4th of May 2019. When biking through Northern Peru, following smaller roads, we start to understand that houses are not built at a location where they can park the car in front of the house, as almost nobody around here owns a car. Houses are built close to a water source […]

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Week 79. Bambamarca to Laguna Sausachocha. Biking in Peru.

21st till 27th of April 2019. Breakfast in bed. What a coincidence, being born in ‘65 and turning 54 while Frank turns  65 the next day, being born in ‘54. Our consecutive birthdays always make me wonder about the coincidence of a Dutch  guy and Belgian girl meeting each other in the South of Belgium during a […]

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Week 78. Zumba to Bambamarca. Biking in Peru.

14th till 20th of April 2019. How do you know that you still will have to bike quite some steep part up-hill? When oncoming motorcycles have switched their engines off. The Border. We leave the neglected town of Zumba and follow the unpaved road to La Balsa. The big project of connecting Ecuador and Peru […]

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