Cycling The Globe

A Cycle Touring Expedition Around The World

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Thomas Andersen
Current Location: Huaraz, Peru

25 Special Places and Moments

It was on a cold October morning in 2010 that I left my home in Copenhagen, Denmark and started to cycle south. This is a selection of 25 special places ...

Day 1518 - 1519: Chao - Trujil

Distance: 71.92 km Ride time: 3:59:42 Average: 18.00 km/h Max speed: 46.07 km/h Total: 30729 km Trujillo has a bad reputation safety wise, but I felt comfortable enough as I cycled into this first major ...

Day 1517, Chimbote - Chao: Fro

Distance: 70.50 km Ride time: 3:48:34 Average: 18.50 km/h Max speed: 55.34 km/h Total: 30657 km The changing landscapes here on the Panamerican Highway continue to amaze me. At one point you are cycling through ...

Day 1516, Pariacoto - Chimbote

Distance: 120.91 km Ride time: 6:01:54 Average: 20.04 km/h Max speed: 65.19 km/h Total: 30587 km Yesterday afternoon I had already enjoyed 60 km of steep downhill cycling. Today started with another 20 km of ...

Day 1515, Huaraz - Pariacoto:

Distance: 96.39 km Ride time: 5:39:32 Average: 17.03 km/h Max speed: 52.69 km/h Total: 30466 km Coming to Huaraz had been a spontaneous decision, but now it was time to head down to the Pacific ...

Day 1514: Hiking Laguna 69

I don't do these hostel tours very often, but it turned out that if I wanted to do the hike to Laguna 69 independently the price for the public transport ...

Day 1513: Huaraz Walk

Just a little walk around Huaraz on a day that was otherwise mostly spent relaxing at the hostel after the hard ride to get here. .flickr-photo { border: solid 2px ...

Day 1512, Catac - Huaraz: Afte

Distance: 39.57 km Ride time: 1:59:25 Average: 19.88 km/h Max speed: 48.86 km/h Total: 30370 km After a storm comes the calm, and after a climb comes the descend. It was an easy day rolling ...

Day 1511, Raquia - Catac: Into

Distance: 84.60 km Ride time: 7:20:38 Average: 11.52 km/h Max speed: 52.18 km/h Total: 30330 km I woke up to the sun making it's way across the valley where I had spent the night. I ...

Day 1510, Pativilca - Raquia:

Distance: 97.37 km Ride time: 7:19:29 Average: 13.29 km/h Max speed: 36.22 km/h Total: 30245 km I had only been cycling a few kilometers in the usual coastal fog when I passed the turn off ...