Author Archives: Permacyclists

What is Permaculture?

So what is the ‘perma’ in ‘permacyclists’ for? Permanent? Permafrost?” A question we hear fairly often actually. And then, when we reply, “No, Permaculture!” there is another small silence, this one a little awkward as if they’re trying to figure … Continue reading

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USA to Mexico

Photos available here And check out our new flashy video here! When we set out to travel overland from New York to Rio, I definitely worried about some things – drug cartels in Mexico, right-wing extremists in Colombia, Dengue and … Continue reading

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The US of A

Photos available here So long since our last update, I bet y’all thought we were dead!  No such luck, although we did come close to it.  Or no, that’s a bit overdramatic, and I shouldn’t speak for Annabelle.  But for … Continue reading

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Photos available here As I write this, sitting on a bed in a hotel in Lilongwe, a massive thunderstorm is slowly gathering and crossing the city towards us, and the sky outside our window is a dark gray. We have … Continue reading

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Photos available here Practical information for cyclists is available here If we were a little relieved to be leaving South Africa, we weren’t quite ready for Mozambique… After a quick interlude of two days to cross Swaziland (a country which … Continue reading

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Eastern Cape

Photos available here Practical information for cyclists available here Well, it has been a while since our last update, and a strange while at that, with thousands of kilometers covered, though not many of them by bike… After our meditation … Continue reading

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(A selection of photos from the past year is available here) One year on the road!  One year since Anna finished her job in Brussels and we pushed our shiny new bikes from her parents’ driveway to pedal to London.  … Continue reading

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Western Cape

(Photos available here) Leaving Cape Town wasn’t as easy as we had expected in the end.  After ten months on the road with the south-westernmost city on the continent as our goal, we couldn’t quite tear ourselves away once we … Continue reading

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Photos available here Practical Information for cyclists available here The essence of the route from Windhoek to Cape Town was pretty much summed up in the first two days on the road. The first day, we learned about water.  That … Continue reading

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Photo Update: Namibia

Well, it’s everyone’s favorite time- when we update our website without all the blabla that usually accompanies such occasions! Yes, it’s just photos, taken this time during the three weeks spent driving around Namibia with Anna’s father and brother. We … Continue reading

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