Posts tagged "Bogotá"
Snaps - August 2014

Snaps – August 2014

A day late, our monthly collection of holiday snaps for which we couldn’t find a place elsewhere on this site. Previous months in this ‘Snaps’ series can be found by clicking here; and there are hundreds more pictures on our Flickr page.     Medellín’s Feria de las Flores (Festival of the Flowers) is one...
Month 13

Month 13

10 July – 9 August 2014 Countries Colombia (total 9) Distance 964.51km (total 14,556.30km) Climb 16,422m (total 142,585m) Longest day 136.57km, Popayán to Cali in Colombia (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 65.3kmh (fastest so far: 67.4kmh) Punctures 1 (total 23; Will leads 16-7) Touring cyclists encountered 1 (total 65) Planes 2 (total 6) Most...
It's only faster if it moves

It’s only faster if it moves

After 391 days and 14,556km on our beloved bicycles, we’ve been delayed mechanically by nothing more complicated or time-consuming than a puncture. After six hours and 140km in a borrowed Volkswagen Polo, the only time on this trip we’ve been behind a steering wheel rather than handlebars, this happened: A broken clutch, a truck-assisted U-turn...