Category Archives: Stories

  1. Top 5 Scariest Moments of 2016-17

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    17 August 2017 by Justine

    Let me give you my personal top 5 scariest moments of our 2016-17 African cycling trip and hopefully feed you with good old second hand adrenaline.

  2. We Are Spies

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    8 July 2017 by Justine

    We are three blocks from our hotel and just to make things nicer, a white truck follows us. We stop, it stops. We turn around, it turns around. It sounds pretty funny, but right now, it’s midnight, our passports are kept hostage at the police station, we are in the Congo, we used all our patience and that truck freaks me out.

  3. Tintin (& JP) In The Congo

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    2 April 2017 by Justine

    Villagers are pretty surprised to see us but quickly see the business opportunity. We start negociating. “You need to give enough so that the paddlers are motivated. You don’t want them to stop paddling in the middle of the river, do you? The crossing sometimes takes 50 minutes!” says the guy. Shit. That’s a hell of an argument!

  4. HobbitLand

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    29 September 2016 by Justine

    Cycling in Lesotho – March 2015 Lesotho. One of those countries in the world that no one knows about… Why? …
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  5. South Africa : Yes, the Country

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    30 July 2016 by Justine

    In 48 hours, we get our first very South African Braii, our stuff get cleaned, our panniers get filled with home-made biscuits, Powerade and left-over chocolates from Christmas, our bikes are back on tracks and 5kg of unused gear is sent to Cape Town. Our batteries are 100% charged and the morning we leave, Pieter rides my fully loaded bike, Romain, JP’s.

  6. Gone In PataGONia

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    5 July 2016 by Justine

    As tourers, there are some classic routes in the World… The Pamir Highway (Tajikistan/Kirgiztan) and the Karakoram Highway (Pakistan/China) are probably the first ones to come in mind, so is the Carretera Australe in Chile. As long as we won’t cycle those ones, we’ll feel that we are missing something big.

  7. Paso Psycho

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    12 June 2016 by Justine

    Black clouds are forming in the sky. What will be our very first Argentinean electric storm rises and soon enough lightening is cracking next to us. We are fully exposed, on a pass, on a full steel bicycle. There is nowhere no hide, so we jump on our bikes and start cycling, thinking : “All of this is temporary”.

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