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Posts Tagged ‘cuba’

Christine McDonald

Posted September 10th, 2011

Christine McDonald

“I didn’t even own a bike when I was 23 and decided I wanted to try bike touring. I borrowed one, bought the cheapest panniers I could find, took an overnight bus to my starting point and explored my home province of British Colombia for a month.”

“I was hooked after that and convinced a girlfriend of mine to buy a bike and join me for a 6 month trip down the U.S. west coast, the Baja peninsula, and then around Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.”

“The two of us did another trip through Kyrgyztan and Tajikistan where we ran into some very cold weather in the Pamir mountains! Generally, we love dirt roads, high mountains and getting away from civilization on our bikes. We’re trying out a change of pace this fall, though, with a tour around sunny, warm Cuba :)”

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Douwe & Blanche

Posted December 3rd, 2010

Blanche & Douwe

“Bicycles are like dreams, and we are pedalling them!”

That’s how Douwe & Blanche, two Dutch cyclists who’ve been to Cuba, all over Europe and Morocco several times, introduce themselves. They say there’s no better way to see the world than from the seat of a bicycle.

“After travelling a great part of the world by public transport , we got frustrated. Passing all those beautiful stretches at a speed of 80 km an hour feels a bit stupid. So we looked for a better way to travel and there it was.. the bicycle!!”

“Since then the cycling bug got us. This is the way to get as nearest as possible to all facets of the country you’re visiting. On our website you can watch the videos we made from our trips. Enjoy and get inspired!”

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Marc Delval

Posted October 30th, 2010

marc delval

Mark is from France, and he’s cycling around the world. He’s in his 60s and by autumn 2010 had covered 41,000km.

His route has taken him across Canada, through America, into Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, Martinique, China and now Europe.

He still has Asia and the Pacific to go, on a journey that will take him until 2013 to complete.

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