QuickPeek: Hot. Flat. Headwinds. Bomberos!
Today we decided to head out of Montevideo and explore the coast a bit more. We decided to keep the plan flexible for the restart in terms of distance. We figured we could go to Lucia’s place at 40 k’s,… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Party. No Pepe. Tattoo. Birthday!
Montevideo is a pretty neat town. As it is with most big cities, my experience and views are completely based on the people I get to meet and hangout with. In that, I have struck jackpot! Emilio and his circle… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Warm. Sunny. Good sidewalks.
I had a short 30 km ride into Montevideo so I decided to make a late start for my day. My hosts Camilo and Lucia and their two little kids were super lovely family and I joined them for b’fast… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Tailwind. Sunny. Lovely Host!
I realized today that the sun comes up pretty early in these parts, I was up at 5ish and could see the sun streaming thro the curtains! I had a lovely little dorm to sleep in and decided to stay… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Coastal.headwinds. Sunny. Bomberos. Awesomeness!
The forecast was for a bit of West wind and I was heading West, dang, another day of headwinds! Ah well, I decided to get the ride back on and planned for a short 50k day to a town called… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Cooking.
The forecast for today was wind from the south and I have experienced the crazy cold conditions and decided to stay in instead of pressing on. Julian and Juliana were really nice people and let me hang out another day… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Mud/Gravel. Beach.
The plan today was to do a good stretch of the coast and get to a small tourist town near Punta Del Este called El Tesoro. There were two possible routes, one going up and over the Laguna de Rocha… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Gardening. Cooking.
After the tough ride yesterday, I figured I’d need an off day to rest. It does not seem to matter how much rest I have had before, sometimes a rest day after is the most needed one! The boys, Enzo… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Rain. Cold. Headwinds. Tough Day.
What a day, 40k headwinds, 70k wind gusts, 10C, Manic Rain, No shelters!! I suppose I can chalk it as one of the toughest day’s ride. Definitely it must have been the day I worked most in a long while…. Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Headwinds. Flat. Cloudy. Fun ride. Camping.
I was up early and made some coffee and boiled up some eggs for the road. I ate a few eggs for b’fast, cleaned up the room and got ready to leave. It was around 10 when I got on… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Sun. Cow. Horses. Reciprocity.
The bus was pretty comfy and it was a great idea to have done the longer route to Chui as I managed to sleep in and there was no hurry to get out. The bus passed thro the Brazil Immigration… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Tailwind. Headwind. Rain. Unplanned hills.
I had planned to get to Porto Alegre today, but with 200+ km it wasn’t going to be feasible. My host Souza offered to give me a ride about half way and it was incredibly wonderful of him to do… Continue Reading →