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Ecuador Quick Updates Travel

+++ Off-road adventures in Ecuador +++

By on Mittwoch, der 18. Juli 2018

In Pasto (Colombia) I reunited with Martin from Switzerland. We traveled together for a few days in Mexico and met each other again in Antigua. Since then we staid in contact and after almost three months we’re now riding together further south. We both had planned to take some…


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Colombia Quick Updates Travel

+++ from Jardin to Filandia – through the zona cafetera +++

By on Montag, der 2. Juli 2018

This morning I reached the colorful colonial-style town of Filandia in the Zona Cafetera. It’s one of these cute little towns which make you wonder whether they were specifically built it for tourism. Especially in the center around the Parque de Bolivar the houses look almost perfect like in…

Colombia Quick Updates Travel

+++ from Medellin to Jardin +++

By on Samstag, der 30. Juni 2018

Since I wanted to watch the Colombia vs. Senegal match before I leave it was already past 12:00 when I finally started. It’s more than 120km from Medellin to Jardin and since it involves a lot of climbing I had anyhow planned to spend two days for this. I…


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Colombia Quick Updates

+++ a long stay in Medellin +++

By on Donnerstag, der 28. Juni 2018

Finally I’m leaving Medellin today. Originally I had planned to stay here only two days, but since I still was not fully recovered from little infection I spend some more time here. I really enjoyed the vibe of the city and would have loved to even explore more. Now…


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Colombia Quick Updates

+++ reached the beginning of the Andes +++

By on Dienstag, der 19. Juni 2018

Today I will start cycling the Andes for the first time. It’s less than 300km to reach Medellin but a lot of climbing ahead of me. After roughly three months in tropical conditions I’m absolutely looking forward for some cooler nights. Just in time I also recovered from a…


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Colombia Panama Quick Updates Travel

+++ leaving towards Medellin +++

By on Mittwoch, der 13. Juni 2018

Four days ago I reached the port of Cartagena, Colombia with a sailing boat. Initially my plan was to only spend two nights in this historical harbor town. But since it’s so beautiful and also because I was out of order due to food poisoning for one full day…


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Full Story Guatemala Travel

Guatemala (Teil 3): Zu Besuch in der deutschen Botschaft

By on Dienstag, der 12. Juni 2018

In Vorbereitung auf meine Reise habe ich mich gegen diverse Krankheiten impfen lassen. Unter anderem auch gegen Hepatitis A und B, wie es für Reisen in diese Regionen empfohlen wird. Die notwendige Auffrischung nach 6 Monaten war eigentlich schon für Mexiko überfällig, aber trotz mehrerer Wochen Wartezeit, war der…


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Full Story Guatemala Travel

Guatemala (Teil 2): Schall, Rauch und Feuer

By on Sonntag, der 10. Juni 2018

Es ist eine der Aktivitäten auf die ich mich schon seit einigen Hundert Kilometern freue. Während meiner Reise habe ich mich oft mit anderen Reisenden, die in entgegengesetzter Richtung unterwegs sind über die jeweiligen Reiseziele unterhalten und mehrere haben mir davon vorgeschwärmt, wie überwältigend es ist den Vulkan Acatenango…


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Panama Quick Updates

+++ Leaving Central America on a sailing boat +++

By on Montag, der 4. Juni 2018

Yesterday I reached the port town of Portobello in Panama. Today I will cycle a few Kilometers to Puerto Lindo from where I will take a sailing boat which will bring me to Colombia. We will have a stop over of three days on the San Blas islands before…


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Guatemala Travel

Guatemala (Teil 1): Atitlan und Antigua

By on Mittwoch, der 23. Mai 2018

Ein verregneter Start in Guatemala
Die ersten Regentropfen fallen vom Himmel als ich gerade aus dem Hotel in Paso Hondo auschecken möchte. Zunächst ist es ein sanfter Nieselregen der sich aber innerhalb kürzester Zeit in einen ordentlichen Dauerregen verwandelt und der Gedanke den ganzen Morgen oder Tag durch einen solchen…

Martijn
Riding my bike through the Americas.

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