“Never in 16 years operating here have I seen the snow so low down and so deep at this time of the year,” explained Alps guide Jamie Carr. We’ll have to adjust the route.” It may’ve been summertime, but mountain biking was far from easy on The Tour Du Mont Blanc, also known as the Three …
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A splash of spontaneity is a must in all my travels plans. It never fails to add the fab to my journeys. Which is why one of my top travel tips is don’t plan too much. My journey to Mavrovo National Park was one such little-planned escapade I shoehorned into a few spare days between joining a …
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Tags: #MTB, Adventure, Adventure Travel, Balkans, Bike, Bike Trails, Galicnik, Macedonia, Mavrovo, Mountain Bike, Mountain Bike Trails, Mountain Biking, National Parks
I was having one of those whimsical “oh you never know” moments when I entered my video about mountain biking in Ethiopia into the Filmed by Bike Festival in America.
I should also add that my glass was half-full with a Barossa Valley red at the time I stumbled across it, which definitely put a rosy tint on the proceedings.
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If I told you that my latest trip was to a lush and fertile country with jungles, rivers, deafening waterfalls, tropical forests and ranges that resemble the Alps and the Grand Canyon, would you think of Ethiopia? Me neither – until I rode through the UNESCO World Heritage Simien Mountains in the North. On an …
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