6 months – 10.000km

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  Munich Airport – 3rd of February – 8th of August – 6 months and 9.974km later I just can’t stop cycling with 26km to go until the magic 10.000km! After my happy arrival and my parents were very much … Continue reading


Final destination: Quito!

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In my entire trip I passed a lot of beautiful towns, but the nicest ones were definitely Salta (Argentina), Chachapoyas (Peru) and Cuenca (Ecuador). The last one I left after some great days, meeting many backpackers, having good ice-cream and … Continue reading


High percentage in Ecuador

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On Friday 8th of July I arrived in the final country of my trip – Ecuador. While the border control in Peru was quick (I had to promise the immigration officer to bring next time a Bayern München jersey), on … Continue reading


Ciao Peru!

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I left Tarapoto – the jungle – without my French friends Ludo & Emilie, they took a bus to Jaen. Leaving this town I decided to try to get to the next bigger town, Moyobamba. My map didn’t indicate at … Continue reading


Jan in the jungle

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The bus brought me and my French friends (Ludo & Emilie, from Ayacucho to the highest city of the world, Cerro de Pasco at 4.300m altitude. What a strange city! It’s all based on mining and they have digged … Continue reading


Hors catégorie every day

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Before heading into the Peruvian mountains I allowed myself another day without cycling in Cusco. The Hotel Estrellita was full with cyclists and I even meet up again with my old cycling-buddies Ludo & Emilie (, with whom I shared … Continue reading


From La Paz to Inca ruins in 6 days

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La Paz I got into La Paz by bus – in order to get the passport thing done asap. From other cyclists I knew about a casa de ciclista in La Paz, la casa de ciclista of Christian, a Boliviano … Continue reading


By 4WD pushbike through Bolivia

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The 5 days in Disneyland…äh, sorry San Pedro de Atacama…were great. We catched up with our friends from Holland (Bunno & Wietzke) and the Aussie backpacker Stuart. Before I even started my trip I read about the “Laguna-route”, which goes … Continue reading


Andes-Cross & Goodbye Argentina

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How do you prepare yourself and your bike for the upcoming Andes-Cross? I tried to service my bike, but when we wanted to leave Salta I had another flat tire (over-service!). You would usually rest the few days in order … Continue reading


Argentina is a Zoo…

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in this country you find everything from dry to wet,  from cold to hot, … Mendoza was a great place to reorganise everything and to relax. Due to the fact that I didn’t see a hole next to the walkway and … Continue reading