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Quillacollo Festival

We decided to stay another day in Cochabamba to go to nearby Quillacollo where there was supposed to be a big festival. We wandered down to Avenida Aroma where all the colectivos (mini buses) pick up passengers. 24 more words

Cycle Touring

Le Grand Départ

The vegvísir, pictured above, is said to save travellers from going astray: and so far, it has guided us well and ensured our safe passage to Keflavík – even for our bikes! 107 more words

Alex Guesthouse

The first day was supposed to be easy!

Well, there is no way to hide from the fact that today went as badly as it possibly could have. Far from being the perfect start to the task we have chosen to apply ourselves to over the next few months, from the offset we were handed problem after problem which tested our patience somewhat! 1,421 more words

Highs and Lows in Spain

There’s no point blaming the sun and the wind; they just do what they’ve always done. They really don’t aim to make life a misery. But sometimes, it really feels like the elements are out to get you. 433 more words

Cycle Touring

17. 'The Last Prime'

Plans are subject to change. Small and big.

Of the former; in Cali I had decided I wanted to have a crack at the ‘longest climb in world cycling’, Alto de Letras. 4,197 more words

Cycle Touring

Greenock to Galwer (Barossa Valley)

The famous Barossa Valley. That’s where I found myself yesterday morning as I rode south-west out of Greenock through massive fields of bare vines.

Some of the vines looked like they might have aged beyond use or that they were being rested. 405 more words


Bunda Cliffs

Bunda Cliffs to Nullarbor Roadhouse 105 kilometers

Clear cold and crisp start to the day, packed up camp. Then began the 6 kms hike back out along the rough track to the highway. 396 more words

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