THIS IS OUR TRIP


Friday the 30 of September we left Amsterdam on our bicycles for a world trip! For a long time, all options were open and we had no single idea about when, how, how long and where we the trip would go to. This is the way we want to travel, the best things in life happen when you don't plan them. The idea to start our world trip from our house originated somewhere in June, and the bicycle would be the perfect way of transport to start. During our trip we will probably switch transport often, but the energy of our own body and nature will make up the bulk.

We will cross many countries on the road. Because we travel by bicycle, by foot or public transport, we will be approachable and it will be easy to meet new cultures. The tent is our new home, which we like to pitch in someones garden, and sometimes a warm shower or bed is also nice. We like to write stories about our adventures, the people we meet and the new cultures. Below you find the latest stories of our trip! Enjoy!


September 23, 2018
cycling in the desert in Peru

Everything changes

For more than three months we have been over 2,000 meters above sea level. Our body is fully adapted and has not any problems with a mountain pass above 3,000 meters...
September 18, 2018
private road in Peru

Our private road

Arriving in Caraz, we park the bikes for a few days and unpack the backpacks. They are waiting to be carried trough the high peaks of the mountains...
August 29, 2018
A warm hospitality in Peru

A warm heart

Two days after the bicycle mechanic in Huanuco tells us that we will not find 28 inches, we are literally sitting with our hands in our hair.
August 15, 2018
Gringo in Peru

Hola gringo

The roads in the Andes lie from the top of the mountain to deep into the valley. There is a small bridge to cross the river and then the new climb...
August 4, 2018
aardappelen wassen in de goot in peru

Life on the mountainside

'Stop!' shouts Olivier, but it is already to late. The chain jumps from the outer gear and compresses between the spokes. We have just arrived at the paved road...
July 20, 2018
maras inca site tijdens een rondreis in zuid peru

Mother goose

For two weeks we are locked up in La Paz, Bolivia. Every day we expect the arrival of our package from Belgium, but it doesn't come.
 

OUR STATISTICS


We collect our most interesting statistics during our trip. Are you curious to know something else? Let us know!

DAY737
 
19072

KILOMETERS ON BICYCLE

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270

KILOMETERS WALKING

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15

MODES OF TRANSPORT

 
140

NIGHTS IN THE TENT

280

NIGHTS WITH LOCALS

4878

HIGHEST POINT

 
17

COUNTRIES CROSSED

3423

NAUTICAL MILES

6

PROJECTS VISITED

 
 

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