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jonaskop mountain south africa

Cycling up Jonaskop: the hardest tarred climb in South Africa

If you are looking for a brutally challenging, yet mesmerizingly beautiful mountain climb, look no further than Jonaskop. Jonaskop is arguably the toughest tarred climb in South Africa. Today marked my 4th summit of the mountain and I figured it is high time I share this experience with you. Jonaskop Mountain Climb There is a … Continue reading Cycling up Jonaskop: the hardest tarred climb in South Africa

thai red curry recipe

Thai Red Curry Recipe

I miss a lot of things from Thailand. I miss the friendly people, cheap cost of living and the beautiful mountains, but most of all I miss the Thai food. The flavors of this Thai Red Curry Recipe take me back to the time I spent in Thailand. I can never get it to taste … Continue reading Thai Red Curry Recipe

cycling across africa: my journey from cairo to cape town (part 2)

Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 2)

Yesterday I published part one of Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town. It received a lot of positive feedback and I would like to thank everyone who read and commented on it! If you missed yesterday’s blog post, I will leave a link below for you to check it out. I … Continue reading Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 2)

cycling across africa: my journey from cairo to cape town

Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 1)

When I got married in 2017, I signed the marriage register with one huge caveat: I would one day be able to temporarily leave my wife, and go cycling across Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town – however long that took.  It had been a decade-long dream for me – I saw it as the … Continue reading Cycling Across Africa: My journey from Cairo to Cape Town (Part 1)

I have the corona virus

I have the Corona Virus!

On Tuesday I received an SMS to let me know that I have tested positive for the Corona Virus. I was expecting to get a positive test result based on how I was feeling, but obviously it is still a shock. As you will know if you read my previous few blog posts, I spent … Continue reading I have the Corona Virus!

everesting cycling challenge fail

How I FAILED at the Everesting Cycling Challenge

For most people, attempting the Everesting Cycling Challenge will be the hardest ride they have ever done. I was no different. I attempted an “Everesting” for the first time in 2017 and failed miserably. I attempted one again later that same year, but failed again. This is the story of my first TWO unsuccessful Everesting … Continue reading How I FAILED at the Everesting Cycling Challenge

bikepacking bags vs panniers

Bikepacking Bags VS Panniers: WHAT TO BUY and WHY?

The most important part of your bicycle touring equipment is your bicycle touring bags! After all, what good is the rest of your bicycle touring gear if you have no place to put it in? When choosing your bicycle touring bags, you will have to decide between bikepacking bags and panniers. Bikepacking bags vs panniers … Continue reading Bikepacking Bags VS Panniers: WHAT TO BUY and WHY?

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