We left home cycling on the 20 june 2016 and arrived back on the 21 june 2017, that is 366 days. We counted 200 days of them as cycling days and the remaining we spent with our families (most of it), friends and resting.
Sometimes, you’re just tired of climbing yet another hill in the hot sun, and you choose a flat road that looks all right on the map… Continue reading “When you just wanted to avoid a hill…”
We are back home. We arrived to Geneva on the 21st of June, after one year and one day travelling by recumbent bicycles.
We ended our trip with a little extra tour up the Jura mountains and camping on top of a hill with a view of Geneva, the lake and the Alps. Continue reading “Back home”
One year, 13’000 km and almost home. We are just next to Annecy lake, it’s June 16th, when we pass the last milestone of our trip. But to end with a nice view we will still climb the Jura mountains. Let’s just go up to a 1’500 m high peak before arrive to Geneva. Less than 160 km to our door.
With only about 40 kilometres cycled, Andorra was the smallest country that we crossed on our trip. But it was also the one where we crossed the highest altitude (this often surprises people, as they think that the Andes must have been much higher, but in fact the mountain passes in the southern Andes are not very high), and a country where we hadn’t been before. And even tiny countries deserve their own blog post, so here we go! Continue reading “So, how was it? Two recumbents in Andorra.”