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02. Aug, 2011

Lessons from a storm

Lessons from a storm

Paddy flagged me down, “I think we should put our rain jackets on.” In the rhythm, I grumpily responded, “Why? It’s sunny and hot. Do you want me to turn off my iPod off as well!?” He looked at me, pointed to the sky and said “It might be wise, it’s going to get wet.”

Following his finger, I looked up to see a black cloud enveloping Ruta 7, the road we were cycling along. Where we were stood it was bright sunshine, but 1km along it looked like night had fallen as a storm cloud raced across the flat pampas directly towards us. (more…)

07. Jul, 2011

Three countries in one day

Three countries in one day

Saying goodbye to Paraguay was hard. It had thrown us some curve-balls, like falling off and losing a bag, but had supplied some amazing roads and friendly locals.

So it was with mixed feelings that we set out over the bridge which separates Paraguay and Argentina, through which we would pedal to Salto in Uruguay. (more…)