Archive for the ‘Sudan’ Blogs


Spider

Fun Facts and Figures

Number of Countries Visited: 26 - Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunisia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, ...
Camp by the Lake

Best & Worst of (Part 3)

Best location to Start a Cycling Trip: The foot of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. That just can’t be beat. Unforgettable Cycling Highlights: Day 1 in ...
Gloves

Best and Worst Of

We are officially halfway through the TDA, distance-wise. In honor of this momentous occasion, we thought we would post some of the best of/worst of ...
Out of Sudan, Into Ethiopia

Out of Sudan, Into Ethiopia

We had a 150 km bike ride today, ending at the Ethiopian border; the third country on our tour. I was a little sad leaving ...
Coke Stop

Tour De Coca-Cola

Another brutally hot day today. By mid day, we can literally feel our skin broil under the sun. As we ...
Kids

Water Woes

Today was hot, hot, hot. Officially it reached 42C but our cycling computer registered a high of 50 degrees C. Tough day for me. I ...
Boat

New Found Charm

We left Khartoum today. The cycling today was what we call “just get there cycling”. Crowded, busy roads and not very scenic. Due to the ...
Khartoum

Khartoum

We rode in a 30km convoy into Khartoum, the whole time escorted by police who kept the sirens on for the entire time. Scores ...
Desert Camp

Sand In My Soup

Imagine a very long road stretched out in front of you, miles and miles of sand dunes on ...
Sandstorm

Sandstorm

"Sand" was the word of the day, but what would you expect when you are riding across the African desert. ...
Snickers Bars and Comfort Zones

Snickers Bars and Comfort Zones

We’ve been cycling for about 2 weeks now and I have to say we have really loved getting down to the basics, eat, sleep and ...
Top Ten injuries, ailments or pains currently plaguing Spiros

Top Ten injuries, ailments or pains currently plaguing Spiros

Left knee -from banging it against the handlebar trying not to fall in the sand Right knee - general pain from over exertion Left hand - loss ...