Cycling The Globe

A Cycle Touring Expedition Around The World

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Thomas Andersen
Current Location: Lima, Peru

Day 1495 - 1506, Lima: Fightin

In Lima I based myself at a hostel in the fancy Miraflores neighborhood and prepared to wait. I had ordered a new tent from the States since MSR up there ...

Day 1494, Mala - Lima: 9 Milli

Distance: 87.98 km Ride time: 5:24:43 Average: 16.25 km/h Max speed: 44.73 km/h Total: 29927 km After half an hour of cycling it was time for a 7:30 am breakfast on the Panamerican Highway. The ...

Day 1493, Chincha - Mala: Choc

Distance: 114.29 km Ride time: 7:08:22 Average: 16.00 km/h Max speed: 47.56 km/h Total: 29839 km I was expecting a tail wind on this part of the Panamerican Highway, but these days its just not ...

Day 1492, Ica - Chincha: Pisco

Distance: 110.45 km Ride time: 6:35:19 Average: 16.76 km/h Max speed: 38.01 km/h Total: 29725 km So far I would describe cycling in Peru as a lot of nothingness with a few villages in between. ...

Day 1491, Nazca - Ica: A Meeti

Distance: 152.18 km Ride time: 8:06:46 Average: 18.75 km/h Max speed: 47.15 km/h Total: 29615 km The rest day in Nazca had done it's wonders and I felt full of energy as I left town ...

Day 1490, Lomas - Nazca: Virtu

Distance: 89.25 km Ride time: 5:03:24 Average: 17.65 km/h Max speed: 59.64 km/h Total: 29462 km My guide books describes Nazca as a sun-bleached spot on the Panamerican highway. I didn't quite agree with that ...

Day 1489, Chala - Lomas: Nothi

Distance: 88.45 km Ride time: 5:19:08 Average: 16.62 km/h Max speed: 53.25 km/h Total: 29373 km I left Chala early in the morning and headed into another "gray area" on my map. Nothing was mentioned ...

Day 1488, Atico - Chala: Melan

Distance: 91.96 km Ride time: 5:17:57 Average: 17.35 km/h Max speed: 47.56 km/h Total: 29281 km From the morning the garúa or coastal fog put a blanket over the landscapes making up for some melancholic ...

Day 1487, Camaná - Atico: Tou

Distance: 100.99 km Ride time: 6:33:17 Average: 15.40 km/h Max speed: 48.42 km/h Total: 29190 km When you are in the mountains it is sometimes difficult to find a flat spot to put up your ...

Day 1486, El Alto - Camaná: D

Distance: 84.15 km Ride time: 5:45:38 Average: 14.60 km/h Max speed: 46.33 km/h Total: 29089 km I was on my bike early, eager to cycle the final kilometers down through the lower Andes Mountains and ...