Posted from Santa María, Catamarca Province, Argentina. I have recently begun feeling that cycle touring fits me very well. Despite of an initial dose of suffering I started to tolerate not only the heat but also the wind and the ascents. Riding has become more of a joy than pain and I began looking forward … Continue reading
Posted from Chilecito, La Rioja Province, Argentina.Just when I thought that cycle touring might not be my thing I suddenly got a bit better at it. Perhaps it’s the rest I took in Jachal or the fact that after finishing my research paper I stopped rushing to and in between places. My dear friend Pei, … Continue reading
Posted from San José de Jáchal, San Juan Province, Argentina. The last, and the first at the same time, week of cycling was very difficult, tiring and eye-opening. I feel like a rookie here, because long distance cycling is an entirely different ball game to motorcycle touring. It is slow, physically tiring and your success … Continue reading
Posted from Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile. After taking a well deserved rest in Puerto Varas, Marek and me came back to La Junta for the last week of long awaited climbing. Equipped with 7 day worth of carefully selected food supplies having absolutely zero intersection with the menu we had on Capicua we hiked … Continue reading
Posted from Puerto Varas, Los Lagos Region, Chile.We shall wait for a bit for professional looking photos from Capicua from our house photographer David. In the meantime here are the photos taken on a phone, courtesy of Marek Przybylski.
Posted from Puerto Varas, Los Lagos Region, Chile.Big wall … it has entirely changed my perspective on mountain climbing. Before coming here and trying it out I was naive and ignorant enough to expect just a longer trad climbing trip up a taller than usual multi-pitch crag. How wrong had I been. Capicua, which is … Continue reading
Posted from Address not found. So….. it’s all happening. The idea of leaving Midlands and going away to explore the world has finally materialised. I have been so busy with my usual hectic life running in between Leicester and Loughborough, building a camper, fixing bikes, selling stuff, buying stuff, giving away stuff, working, climbing, writing … Continue reading