As another arctic blast blows into town tonight and the cold virus attacks our family again, I will be warming up in front of the computer with a cup of tea, following the adventures of cyclists in warmer parts of the world. Through them, I can see places and cultures that I will probably never get to experience first-hand. I’m sure there are thousands of travel blogs and videos floating around the internet, but I’m only interested in the ones that document travels on a bike. Here are some of my favorites:
Nicolai Bangsgaard and his friend Martin Amor left
Around the World by Bicycle 2006-2010 from Nicolai Bangsgaard on Vimeo.
In November 2008, best friends Simon Evans and Fearghal O’Nuallain left
Europe Cherbourg to Madrid from revolutioncycle on Vimeo.
Blanche is a Dutch woman who has taken many cycling vacations over the years. Her videos and photos are so beautiful and inspiring, and her website includes much information to help plan your own cycling trip. My sister is hoping to visit
Salsa en la Calle from Blanche on Vimeo.
Sonya Spry and Aaldrik Mulder are an Australian woman and Dutch man who sold all of their belongings to travel the world by bike in search of a new place to call home. They left the
In June 2008, the Vogel family (John, Nancy and 10-year-old twins Daryl and Davy) left their home in
Thanks to Nicolai, Simon and Fearghal, and Blanche for allowing me to add their videos to this post.
I wish all of these cyclists success in their journeys and a safe return home. Don’t forget to write!