Tag: Peru

20,000km the stats

20,000km the stats

We reached 20,000km just south of Salvador on the Brazilian coast. Idyllic sounding, it was actually the rainiest day of our cycle trip around South America so far, and we only stopped for a few minutes to celebrate.

Farewell to the Andes – moving memories

Farewell to the Andes – moving memories

As we say farewell to the Andes after several months we look back with a short video at some of our favourite moments.

Bananas, cycle protests and pedalling over the Andes again: Huaquillas to Riobamba

Bananas, cycle protests and pedalling over the Andes again: Huaquillas to Riobamba

“EC-UA-DOR, ESCHUCAME”. We crossed into Ecuador to the sound of Sash booming on our I-pods. With its friendly atmosphere and stunning scenery, our eighth country of the trip is more than living up to expectations.

Escorts and milestones: Trujillo to Ecuador, via the coast

Escorts and milestones: Trujillo to Ecuador, via the coast

Leaving Peru, it was hard to believe that the last seven weeks of cycling covering over 2,000km was just one country such were our variety of experiences. We pedalled into Ecuador with memories we would never forget.

10,000km: the stats so far

10,000km: the stats so far

In the blistering heat of the Sechura Desert we celebrated cycling 10,000km since we left Rio de Janeiro. In the process we have survived the traffic in Buenos Aires, cycled up the Andes in the snow and sweated it out in the Atacama Desert.