I may have not told you about this.. but last minute decision: I am going to Europe with Paul. Since Trujillo, it had been a long tour on bus to get Paul’s bags in Huaraz, Get my jacket I left in Huanuco, a return to get my bike in Ayacucho, dropped the bikes off in… Continue reading Last day in the Americas!
I completed a week journey, alone, through the Andes of northern Peru. In Huanuco I had great stay with my host Midori and her family. Due to illness and some change of plans, I ended up taking a bus south, to Ayacucho, one of Peru´s charming colonial cities. Paul arrived the following day, coming from… Continue reading Casa de Cyclistas
It was another occasion where it was this weird blurry situation of separating with Paul and not knowing when we will see another again. So I had a few days on the road alone. It wasn’t as depressing as it may sound. The ride was incredible. It was the route between the two ranges, Cordillera… Continue reading Solitary Liberation
Just my 2 soles worth: If there is one thing that Peru has to offer to the vigorous traveler it is the paradise for outdoor adventure, namely, the Cordillera Blanca. Located in northern Peru’s highlands, the Cordillera Blanca is known to be one of the biggest mountain ranges in the world*. It is a spectacular… Continue reading Huaraz and the Cordillera Blanca
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Pavel Prokopchik traveled to the United States in summer 2012 in search of the American dream. He wanted to debunk it. Prokopchik was born in Russia, raised in Latvia and now lives in the Netherlands. He believes the United States presents itself as a wealthy, unflappable superpower, but he was…
Back in Ecuador, July, 2013, I was on the highway, cycling southbound for Saraguro, in southern Ecuador. It was an emergency to reach Paul. I had received the terrible news that his bike had been stolen. We were happy to reunite, albeit the situation was devastating. We spent two weeks searching for his missing Caracola,… Continue reading Nevado Pisco