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Day 1392, Salar de Uyuni: The Only Person Left in the World

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jul - 08 - 2014

Distance: 60.17 km Ride time: 4:39:27 Average: 12.93 km/h Altitude: 3660 m Total: 27659 km I knew I was in for something special as I left the strange tourist town of Uyuni and headed towards the famous salt lake. Just how magic the place would be I couldn’t have imagined though. The day started ordinary  [ Read More ]

Day 849: Lake Tekapo – Mount Cook

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 28 - 2013

Distance: 115.8 km Ridetime: 5:06:21 Average: 22.7 km/h Max speed: 48.5 km/h Total distance: 18428 km On the South Island it doesn’t get dark until 21:30. With that in mind I thought I could fit in a couple of hours of hiking up to the Mount John observatory before starting the 110 km ride I  [ Read More ]

Categories: New Zealand, Photobanner

Day 181: Prachuap Khiri Khan

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Apr - 07 - 2011

It is now more than 6 months since I left Denmark. How the time has been flying by! I celebrated by making the hike up to the temple above Prachuap Khiri Khan. The views where breathtaking. So were the monkeys. As I was taking photos, a monkey even tried to steal the small bag that  [ Read More ]

Categories: Photobanner, Thailand

Day 114: Mangalore – Udupi

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 29 - 2011

Distance: 50.74 km Ridetime: 2:01:38 Average: 25.1 km/h Total distance: 4784 km First thing in the morning I went to the local bicycle shop. They once again confirmed that they would be able to replace the gear cable – something that made me very happy to hear. After all, a cyclist with a broken cycle  [ Read More ]

Categories: India, Photobanner

Day 113: Mangalore

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 29 - 2011

I needed an extra cup of coffee in the morning to wake up after the King Fisher beers yesterday night. And I actually needed to be awake since I would have a journalist from The Times of India stopping by my hotel room before lunch. Yeah, this celebrity life is very hard! I ended up  [ Read More ]

Day 81: Nuweiba – Suez

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Jan - 01 - 2011

After spending another morning at the beach I crossed the Sinai desert by bus and opted for a night in Suez before heading down to Hurghada for Christmas. While the Red Sea coast near Jordan had been empty, I had to ask at several hotels in Suez before I found an available room. The hotel  [ Read More ]

Categories: Egypt, Photobanner

Day 11: Wroclaw

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Oct - 16 - 2010

A rather cold and cloudy day in otherwise beautiful Wroclaw

Categories: Photobanner, Poland

Day 1: Copenhagen – Rønnede

Posted by Thomas Andersen Posted on Oct - 04 - 2010

Saying goodbye to friends and family in Copenhagen on the 2nd October 2010

Categories: Denmark, Photobanner