We took this picture almost exactly a year ago. We had just come up a seemingly never-ending uphill in baking heat, and were making our first pedal strokes in Portugal. Little did we know at that time that we would cycle well over 2000 kilometres in this country, spread over the whole year. Summer, winter, spring.
It’s about time I write this post! Continue reading “So, how was it? – Two recumbents in Portugal”
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.”
Another one of our posts describing the practical side of our cycle trip, this time about the northern Carretera Austral: From Puerto Varas to Puerto Aysén, and back to Puerto Montt through Chiloé. Continue reading “So, how was it? – Two recumbents in Chile”
Another one of our So, how was it? posts, describing our experience border-hopping between Argentina and Chile: Paso Carririñe, Paso Hua Hum, Ruta de los Siete Lagos, and Paso Pérez Rosales (Cruce Andino), from the 1st to the 12th of January 2017. Continue reading “So, how was it? – Two recumbents crossing the Andes”
This post is a practical summary of our experience pedalling across Argentina, from Buenos Aires to Junín de los Andes, from the 1st to the 29th of December 2016. The crossing of the Andes and the seven lakes route will be covered in a separate post.
The French readers among you can also check out our more descriptive travel journal posts in French: Route monotone et chaleur humaine, Une étape qui donne soif, and Je vois des montagnes!
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