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Day 2200, Holbæk – Copenhagen, Denmark: The End… And a New Beginning

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 26 - 2017

Distance: 57.4 km Ride time: 3:40:14 Average: 15.7 km/h Max speed: 35.3 km/h Total: 58201 km Day 2200 on the road, 6 years and 8 days since I left Copenhagen with the idea of cycling around the world, and now I was about to finish it all. My first thought as I started to pack  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark

Day 2199, Horsens – Holbæk: Danish Island Hopping

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 25 - 2017

Distance: 90.2 km Ride time: 5:18:11 Average: 17.0 km/h Max speed: 38.9 km/h Total: 58143 km The program at the Cycling The Globe office is a rather intense one these days. Yesterday I had arrived just in time for a nice home cooked dinner at my dads house, and then I was so tired that  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark

Day 2198, Kruså – Horsens, Denmark: Home Sweet Home

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 25 - 2017

Distance: 125.9 km Ride time: 8:10:17 Average: 15.4 km/h Max speed: 38.2 km/h Total: 58052 km It felt pretty surreal, waking up in my tent on Danish soil and start to cycle through the familiar landscape of fiords, small cities, and rolling country side. With an average temperature of 6°C and strong winds I thought  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark

Day 2197, Neumünster – Kruså, Denmark! A Border Crossing Like No Other

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 24 - 2017

Distance: 124.4 km Ride time: 7:09:53 Average: 17.4 km/h Max speed: 35.3 km/h Total: 57926 km The temperature was 2°C as I packed my tent and started cycling into the steady head wind coming from the north – nature is still throwing challenges at me, but with the prospect of crossing the Danish border later  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark, Germany

New Video: Cycling Europe!

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Dec - 26 - 2016

Europe was the 6th and final continent by bike. Perhaps slightly less adventurous than South America or Africa, but what a beautiful ride to finish with; after 6 years of roaming the world it was time to go home. Thank you all for being a part of the journey!

Categories: Denmark, Spain

Day 2200: The End of the Road

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Oct - 10 - 2016

I’m not sure if I really understood it myself yet, but I’m back home in Copenhagen! 58.201 km, 2200 days, and 58 countries since I left… but those are only numbers. What’s really important is the memories; the fascinating places I saw, and the amazing people I met. Trust me, the world is generally a  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark

Day 2196: 6 Years and Two Days Later…

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Oct - 05 - 2016

I remember standing on the ferry to Germany an October day in 2010, watching Denmark disappear in the clouds. If only I could have imagined it would be six years, two days, and 58.000 kilometers before I would be cycling on home soil again… Sometimes real life is bigger than dreams 🙂 And, for those  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark

Day 1859 – 1918: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016!

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 03 - 2016

I have been lucky enough to celebrate Christmas in Egypt, Australia, Argentina and Colombia… This year, however, I felt even more grateful to celebrate with this little superman back home in Copenhagen. The very best Christmas greetings to everyone around the world! Life must go on, as they say, and after spending a couple of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark

Day 1858: RIP Mom

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Dec - 30 - 2015

It is now almost two months since my mom left this World on a journey that is far bigger than this little bike trip of mine that I pretend is a big deal. Boy we will miss you – the the fact that I would call you from somewhere and you would respond “I was  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark

Day 1815 – 1857: Denmark Time Out

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Dec - 30 - 2015

After roaming around the world for so long, it’s not at all a bad thing to be back home for a break with the family. Automn in Denmark is beautiful. This cute little boy, my nephew Calle, was born when I was climbing mountains in Peru. Uncle Tom was very happy to catch up 🙂  [ Read More ]

Categories: Denmark