Week 102. La Junta to Cerro Castillo. Biking in Chili.

29th of September till 5th of October 2019. One thing is for sure, you can’t get lost on the Carretera Austral. You go North or South. Your choice. Rain. We now entered the evergreen Patagonia, covered in evergreen trees, the native Coihue or Coigue, which can stay so green because….…yes….it rains a lot in these […]

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Week 101. From Dalcahue to La Junta. Biking in Chile.

22nd till 28th of September 2019. I might be wrong. Letting go and no planning can have some adverse effects. Speaking the language and no longer checking if what you think you read is what it actual is, can accumulate to this adverse effect. We understood that the boat leaving Chiloé island will only leave […]

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Week 100. Santiago to Dalcahue. Biking in Chile.

15th till 21st of September 2019. Open the door. Key objective of this voyage was to break with our old lifestyle, detach from the rat race, learn to live without high heels and makeup, contemplate on our next chapter. Biking the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route and Patagonia and spend a lot of time discovering […]

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Week 99. Uspallata to Santiago. Biking in Argentina and Chile.

8th till 14th of September 2019. Dynamics. Is the dynamic of a group different to only travelling with your partner? What is defined by a group? When do you say dynamics are different? I always have dreaded biking together with others or staying in one bedroom with more people. Had enough with taking care of […]

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Week 86. San Francisco to Santa Maria. Biking in Peru.

9th till 15th of June 2019. Expectations. Do you also still presume how a town will look or how food will taste? We love to be surprised and we don’t mind to sleep at an other location almost every night, in our tent or between walls, but what me still makes me wonder is why […]

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Week 85. Huancayo to San Francisco. Biking in Peru.

2nd till 8th of June 2019. Flying high again. Do you know the phenomenon when you start with something new/different you first go through the euphoric phase, followed by the a low after which you should climb out of it and reach a higher level of experience/contentment? They even have a name for it: the […]

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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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