South America

Ipanema Turtles – get the book!

Ipanema Turtles – get the book!

Read about our South American adventure by bike in our new book, Ipanema Turtles. The eBook and paperback are both available from Amazon – check it out now!

Our top tips for cycle touring

Our top tips for cycle touring

The advice we picked up from other cyclists and websites whilst we were planning was invaluable. For that reason we thought we would put together a list of equipment we loved and that we hated, along with a few top tips from our time cycling around South America.

Going back to the start

Going back to the start

After 14 months and 12 days we arrived back to Ipanema Beach, the point we cycled off from at the start of our trip around South America.

The end of the road

The end of the road

So here we are, quite literally at the end of the road for our cycle tour of South America. Tomorrow morning we’ll take a boat across the bay to Rio de Janeiro and cycle to the point on Ipanema Beach where we started our adventure 14 months and 12 days ago. My emotions are all over the place.

Too much temptation: cycling Salvador to Vitoria

Too much temptation: cycling Salvador to Vitoria

From having little to see whilst cycling through Brazil’s interior, we’ve been spoilt for choice riding down the coast from Salvador to Vitoria. Almost every 40km there is a perfect beach that needs exploring and we’ve found the temptation to stop has been too strong.