Guest blogging

Writing a travel blog while bicycle touring is a big piece of work. You would think that we don’t have time for anything else. But there are a few things for which we always manage to make time. One of them is reading other peoples’ travel blogs. Reading other peoples’ experiences while cycle touring is inspiring, motivating, interesting, funny, addictive. It can be useful to get information about the road ahead. Sometimes it makes you laugh when you read that others feel exactly like you about certain aspects of life on the road. But most importantly, reading what other people have to say makes you dream and plan other adventures. Continue reading “Guest blogging”

White gas, white spirit, disán, bencina, what a hell!

Already before our trip, when looking around for which is the best fuel to use with our camping stove, we got quite confused. The reason being that the name used for the same fuel is even more varied than the different electrical plugs and necessary adapters for each country.

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Are we electricity dependent?

Our electrical items using electricity. Missing form the picture our electric toothbrush and Eva’s phone.

In South America the campings have electricity included in the price and plugs are available everywhere. So we use it. While in Europe we would use our solar panel to charge the phone or leave the phone for while in the toilets’ only plug, here we are all the time connected to the grid and use also electricity to boil water for the tea. Different places, different ways to survive. We can live 3 days on the battery of our phones – we use most with OsmAnd for the maps – and live with benzine for cooking. Not yet electricity dependent but getting close. And we are carrying an electric toothbrush!