On the way to my last working day looking forward for the trip. It is always sad and strange to say “see you next year” to colleagues. I hope that our trip inspires people not to be afraid and also get a break from work to do what they mostly like to do, being that travel or something else.
Weather for Monday seems good for a starting. Some wind – bise – from North East which hopefully will be on our backs and a nice temperature. We wonder how the camping places will be after all the rain…
Our direction is roughly Le Puy-en-Velay, Toulouse, Bilbao, “el camino francés” and at some point turn to Portugal, direction Apúlia/Ofir in the North coast.
This weekend we started to move things into boxes, trying to keep everything as organized as possible. The usual “we have more things than I thought” appeared quite early and is amazing how heavy becomes a small box with books. The good thing is that we had already sorted everything we want to take on the trip so now we don’t have to think, just move from one place to inside one box.
Today we pick up a new set of missing material: over-shoes for Eva, light pliers, presta-schradder valve adapter, etc. We found also a new tenant to our apartment and small important stuff has been delivered to our parents. We can’t wait to start riding!
It’s a recurrent topic. The administration is generally not prepared for globe-trotters. You just cannot not live anywhere, a physical address continues to be a must. In Switzerland if you officially leave the country, on your return you must show that you have paid taxes somewhere else. So we are again in this limbo. Continue reading “Globe-trotter in Switzerland”→