Eastern Zimbabwe

Eastern Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands are the reason I chose to transit this country for this part of Africa. Thanks to that one very useful night in Port Elizabeth, South Africa where my host Bernard gave me the scoop on where the pretty was in Southern Africa. Sit back...
Lesotho

Lesotho

I hadn’t even heard of Lesotho before I came to Africa. It’s a tiny country landlocked within South Africa. But yet it came up in conversation time and time again with locals and other tourists who had been able to visit it. ”You have to go to...
Argentinian Patagonia

Argentinian Patagonia

During my time on Chile’s Carretera Austral I saw more cycle tourists than I had during my whole trip before that point. But I never really considered teaming up. What would be the chances of having someone match your travel style (budget), daily distance and...
Baños, Ecuador

Baños, Ecuador

With my bicycle issues resolved? It was time to soak in some more Ecuador. What better place than Baños?       Similarly to San Gil in Colombia, you can’t throw a rock in Baños without hitting an adventure sport activity location. But as a frugal...
Pasto, Colombia

Pasto, Colombia

On one of my cable car rides in Manizales (in the Colombian Coffee Region) I was sitting with a girl and her mountain bike. By the way she was suited she seemed pretty serious about mountain biking. After a bit of small talk, which she initiated trying to practice her...