QuickPeek: Bee sting. Groggy ride. Heat. Bus ride. Gorgeous hosts.
It was pretty amazing that Don Fabian had actually taken us to his farm where his family had their reunion and we had a really sweet place to sleep in. When we were up in the morning, we were invited… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Gorgeous views. Gravel road. Dusty. Tough climbs. Incredible generosity!
The camp site we had was perfect, I woke up to a really sweet sunrise and we packed up and were ready to leave at 7 AM. The yogurt shop wasn’t open yet and I was hoping to squeeze in… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Back on the road. Gentle uphills. Stunning views. Lovely campsite.
We decided to start today, mostly because Krista was back in shape and eating full meals and ,of course, we’ve been in San Agustin for almost a week. The place had been great with some lovely hikes and the hostel… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest Days. Recovery. Craft. Hiking. Cooking. Chill!
So the point of being in San Agustin was to have a good place we could rest and recover and build up energy. Bambu was a sweet little spot with some nice quiet people and the folks running the place… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Short Ride. Lots of Traffic. Exhaust fumes.
So this morning, Krista was still not eating much food, but was feeling good enough to ride. We planned an early start but the bakeries opened late and by the time we hit the road it was 8 AM. The… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rolling hills. Bit of traffic. Short day.
The original plan we had turned out to be woo aggressive, 65 km followed by a 75 km day to San Agustin. The hills are reasonably graded, but this being Krista’s first week with a decently fitted bike, her legs… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Good hill climb. Nice views. Rain!
We planned an early start, but it was nearly 7:30 when we hit the road though. What with the really pleasant truck stop we had with some wonderful views of the hills, a sweet-as b’fast and pleasant people. The day… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Bike setup - Done. Another Singaporean!
Our target today was to get the bike setup and with the leads we had yesterday, it was going to be a pretty straightforward setup, fit and test situation. We got up early and headed for a cup of coffee… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Custom RainFly. Lateral thinking Bike shops. Awesome!
We had a few things that needed to be done while in a sizable town. First up was to ensure we got enough rest and Krista recovered form her aches and scrapes. In line with that, we needed to find… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Full day. Cloudy. Wonderful Scenery.
We looked at maps yesterday in the sketchy internet and it seemed that we either had to 90K day or settle for a 60. I thought a 70-75 K day would be ideal given out fitness levels and Krista’s niggling… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat ride. Heat. Farmlands.
We had been warned, by everyone we met, that we were riding into a furnace. Well, we were braced for it, but the heat was truly something special. We started the day early, I was up at 5 but waited… Continue Reading →