In truth, we can’t remember when we committed to cycling around South America, rather than it being just a ‘crazy idea’, but we’ve been saving and planning for about 18 months.
In that time we’ve undertaken an enormous amount of research. When I look at our equipment it amazes me that almost every item was analysed before we made the purchase.
We leave in just over a month and I’ve been reflecting on the things we’ve learnt about preparing for a trip such as this. Here are my top five lessons. (more…)