We added a new page. Stories https://spinningsouth.com/stories/ First story has been published: one of the most memorable parts of our journey: the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. Would love to hear if you like this set-up and about what you would love to read more. PS. this time it is in Dutch, there is a […]Read more
Week 111. Fin Del Mundo
Reaching our final destination. Ushuaia. 1st till 7th of December 2019. It’s the final countdown. How is it to reach our final destination? Is it like preparing for a wedding for more than year and experiencing the day of a lifetime? I started to write-up this final week blog already a few weeks ago. In […]Read more
Week 110. Porvenir to Rio Grande. Biking in Argentina.
24th till 30th of November. One of the main inspiration sources of which roads to take is the http://www.bikepacking.com website. Of course you can try to plan everything yourself and especially with the MapOut app it is easy to plan a route but we love to alternate own planning with a route which has been […]Read more
Week 109. Villa Tehuelches to Povenir. Biking in Chile.
17th till 23rd of November 2019. Easy living. Being in a rhythm of looking what the goals would be for the next days, where we would have possibilities to camp or sheltered sleep. Being in a rhythm of breakfast, pack, bike, cookie break, bike, lunch break, bike, cookie break and evaluate the reach-ability of what […]Read more
Week 108. AGVP to Villa Tehuelches. Biking in Chile.
10th till 16th of November. Nothing for granted. Taking good health for granted is something we should never do. Until now things have gone smoothly, poco a poco but without major health hick-ups. But maybe Frank has been pushing too much and loosing too much weight as this week would not be as our previous […]Read more
Week 106-7. El Chalten to El Calafate. Biking and hiking in Chile and Argentina.
29th of October till 9th of November 2019. Wild is the wind. Only when you have been here you would understand what they mean with Patagonian winds. Only when you have been outside when nature is a raging beast you understand when they say the wind can be brutal and can drive you insane. I […]Read more
Week 105. Hiking in Torres Del Paine. Chile.
24th till 29th of October 2019. Time and emotion. Tears running down my cheeks when we see the first peaks of Torres Del Paine. Is it because the overwhelming rawness of this area? Is it because we have been talking so long of visiting this area, dreamed of visiting when Frank would be retired? Is […]Read more
Week 104. Pared Sur camping to Tortel/Puerto Natales. Biking in Chile.
13th till 23rd of October 2019. Do you know the difference between a lagoon, a lake and a fjord? A lago and a laguna. After this blog you will be enlightened or more confused than before. Meeting people, getting inspired, listing to their view of the world is sometimes putting seeds into your heart/head. During […]Read more
Week 103. Campground Cerro Castillo to Pared Sur Camp. Biking in Chile.
6th till 12th of October 2019. The first days of spring. One thing you can’t change is the weather. Last few weeks we have seen the first signs of spring, covering tree branches like a green mist, or tulips turning their heads towards the sun, lifting our spirits. But spring has been pushed aside by […]Read more