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10 Life Lessons You Learn from Cycle Touring

You cannot rush life. In all areas of your life, be it your relationship or your career, you just need to be patient. Which is something that I find incredibly difficult and especially in my very early 20s, I tried … Continue reading

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Our journey is coming to an end: Back to the Caribbean

We sold our bikes in San José with a smile in one eye and a tear in the other. These guys have done such a great job carrying us all the way through Central America. Six countries, over 2800 km … Continue reading

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Costa Rica as you picture it: National Park Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio is not super easy to get to when you’re on a bicycle as the climbs make it pretty tough. The six kilometers from Quepos to Manuel Antonio were probably the most difficult ones on the whole trip. Together … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: The first week

Our final border crossing went just as smooth as all the other ones. We cycled into La Cruz where we spent the first night and were pleasantly surprised by the big portion sizes, the cornershops that you could actually walk … Continue reading

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La Isla de Ometepe: Chasing Sunsets

Ometepe is the biggest fresh water island in the world and it has two volcanos, Concepción and Maderas, with the former still being active. As mentioned in my last post, we got the ferry from Rivas and then stayed the … Continue reading

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Volcanos, lagoons and colonial towns: Granada and Masaya

It was a tough cycle from Managua to Masaya, as we had to cycle on the Pan-American, so imagine six lane traffic, heat and hills. We passed the entrance to the Masaya Volcano National Park but decided to keep going … Continue reading

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Roadside views in Nicaragua: Chinandega, Léon, Managua

Leaving our little paradise in Jiquilillo meant also leaving the peace and quiet and returning to the constant blaring of reggaeton. It’s been pretty much the same ten songs since Mexico and somehow people seem to like to play five … Continue reading

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