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Author Archives: TJ

About TJ

Traveller, Climber, Praknster and Painter of Penises

Back o civilisation – Arica and Santiago

Posted from Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile. [text here]

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One crazy ride

Posted from Aplao, Arequipa, Peru.[text goes here]  

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Cusco Abancay

Posted from Abancay, Apurimac, Peru. Arrival in Abancay marks the turning point of my trip. From now on I shall be cycling south until I reach Arequipa, from which I am heading even more south to Tacna and , eventually, to Arica. As already mentioned in my previous post I will be cycling on smaller … Continue reading »

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Cusco

Posted from Cusco, Cusco, Peru. As soon as I left Casa de Ciclistas I felt what I had been missing all this time in La Paz – the freedom of cycling. I remember thinking one month into the trip that cycling was perhaps not my way of travelling. Now, I am afraid, I might have … Continue reading »

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La Paz gave me shelter, Camino de la Muerte killed my bike

Posted from La Paz Department, Bolivia.I have just realised it had been more than two weeks since I wrote the last post. I must assure everyone though that I haven’t been idle. In the last 12 days of being in La Paz I managed to get a temp job, submit a journal paper, break my … Continue reading »

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Uyuni salt flats and whereabouts

Posted from Uyuni, Potosi Department, Bolivia.I started to feel a bit apprehensive about the jeep tour soon after I saw the crowds of backpackers converging around the touristy part of Uyuni and sitting in the tourist cafes eating pizza and talking rubbish. A few days earlier, while being tired, I was questioning my choice of … Continue reading »

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Villazon – Uyuni

Posted from Uyuni, Potosi Department, Bolivia.My stay in Bolivia started a bit rough. As I was getting through the border from La Quiaca to Villazon I happened to start suffering from the cold and food poisoning at once. I crossed the border hoping to find a nice hostel in Villazon but there weren’t any. Therefore … Continue reading »

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Easy gets difficult

Posted from La Quiaca, Jujuy, Argentina. In San Antonio de los Cobres things began to break. I snapped another spoke – this time on the other side of the hub. To replace it I would have to take the break disc off – the only problem being, I don’t have the right type of a … Continue reading »

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Sta. Maria to San Antonio the high way round – p.2 (photos only)

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Sta. Maria to San Antonio the high way round – p.1

Posted from San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta Province, Argentina. I was leaving Santa Maria fully refreshed, strong, with clean clothes and with high morale. I knew the road from now on would get difficult but I was ready to tackle all the obstacles it had waiting for me. I knew it would get hard. … Continue reading »

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