Video: Freibourg, the Black Forest and Rhine Falls

Here my video featuring my bicycle trip through Germany and Switzerland. My bike trail took me through: Freiburg, Germany The Black Forest, Germany The Rhine Falls, Swizterland PS: Yes, I know. I’m clearly lagging behing in the videos. I’m doing my best ok? 😛

Crossing into Asia

3150 km into my bike tour- and I crossed the border of Turkey! It’s a new milestone in my trip – marking the end of the western mindset and the start of Islamic countries. I’m excited. It definitely feels further away from home. I’m more alert, but also more curious. And the bike is doing ok so far. My first … Read More

Pictures from Italy

I just uploaded the gallery of pictures from Italy (FOLLOW LINK HERE) ! The cities I visited were : Monza, Milano, Bergamo, Lake Iseo, Brescia, Cremona, Parma, Solignano, La Spezia, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Rome, Venice, Trieste. Note that I didn’t add much pictures from Rome because I went there by train, and it was a bit outside of the spirit … Read More

The Balkans : hardship is next door

The first real change in my trip happened when I crossed from Croatia to Bosnia. It was the first Muslim country since I left Paris. The minarets and the chanting prayer of the muezzin made me realize that I’ve entered a place whose religion and culture I don’t understand. The next abrupt change came as I passed the border from … Read More

Alone in Pellumba Cave

  On my way from Tirana to Pogradec in central Albania, I heard about a cave in Pellumba. It was a 40 mins hike off the road, so I decided to venture out and explore the place. It was 11AM when I left my bike and started following a stony path into the mountains. The sun dried the ground out … Read More

Who could have predicted that?

This Saturday the most unexpected thing happened to me. I was on my own contemplating a XI century monastery in Ohrid, Macedonia. I pulled my camera and looked through the lens to immortalize the brick and stone building, when I heard a very familiar voice behind me. And here we go, a whole GROUP of ancient friends happen to pass … Read More

A long due update.

Dear friends, I have yet to document most of my trip. I am excited to bring up some updates of my discoveries in Europe. For now, let me share this map with you: In a nutshell, after i crossed the Swiss Alps, I biked towards the Mediterranean coast and Pisa. I then took a train to the Italian capital to … Read More

Beerroteca sends me off to Shanghai

When I arrived in Parma on sunday, I was received by my ex-roomies Alex and Tito. They introduced me to their friends of the Beerroteca. This light-hearted group of people felt like family on the second day =) I also had my first beer in weeks, which was heavenly good. They gave me the mission of bringing the panel Beerroteca.. … Read More

Departure from Paris, 11th of April

Rested, ready, and nervous i mounted my bike and looked at the gleaming sky. The goodbyes passed too quickly.  It felt like stepping in a river whose stream takes possession of your body and of your destiny. At 11.05 I released my last foothold and let it take me. That morning will always stay in my memory.