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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Week 77. Biking in Ecuador. San Felipe de Oña to Zumba.

7th till 13th of April 2019. Why is it that when you are in your “nothing box” you come up with the most brilliant ideas, think of the most beautiful sentences and construct a great story,  but once you find the time to write them down they have all gone? I can go into my nothing […]

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Travels with Sam.

When Sam was taken away from Inge, Harry and Lisa end of 2017 we asked if we could do something for them. They entrusted us with the first and last medal Sam ever won. A swimming medal from just 24 hours before the accident happened. We were honored we could take this memory of Sam […]

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