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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.

Wimps into the wild?

Wimps into the wild?

Before we started our trip, wild camping was one of the things we were most looking forward to. But so far we have spent less than ten per cent of our nights in a tent.

The one about Paddy’s broken rim

The one about Paddy’s broken rim

Two months after starting our adventure in Rio de Janeiro, we’d pedalled over 3,500km, but the last 100 was by bus.

Three countries in one day

Three countries in one day

After Paraguay our next stop was Salto, Uruguay. But we would need to pass through Argentina and Brazil again first.

Winter arrives in South America

Winter arrives in South America

We knew that our route would take us straight through the heart of South America’s winter, but it shocked us by arriving abruptly and with force.