ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘mountains’

12Feb

Slowly, at our own pace, we were cycling east, through the dry state of Utah. Surrounded by a landscape that could be easily taken as the set for a science fiction movie, we started to quite  like the daily routines. The unbearable heat of the day forced us to get up early in the morning. We […]Continue Reading

26Jan

Utah! Famous of its spectacular landscapes and rock formations, stunning national parks and the majority of its population being Mormon, was the third state we visited in the US. Yes, it was dry and almost as hot as Nevada. But in Utah at least we could find shadow to hide during the hottest hours. We […]Continue Reading

09Jan

With not much time to spare, we said a brief “goodbye” to the city of San Francisco and slowly rolled towards the Yosemite National Park. We thought that if we leave the city early enough, we will be out of the urban area by the evening. Wrong. We saw our first forest after 2 stressful […]Continue Reading

29Apr

The night before our flight from Christchurch to Sydney we experienced our first earthquake. We were lying in our sleeping bags, half asleep, when suddenly we felt a strange movement under our mats. It felt a bit like when you travel on a car and you roll over a bump. It was only 4,2 in […]Continue Reading

11Apr

New Zealand – for many it is a dream holiday destination, pictured as a place of dramatic landscapes and unspoiled nature. For us, originating from the Center of Europe, it was as far away from home as we could get. Mat has family living south of Auckland, and he had visited them for the first […]Continue Reading