Polynesia is one of the traditional divisions of Oceania, formed by nearly one thousand islands, located in the Centre and South of the Pacific Ocean. An imaginary triangle whose corners are Easter Island, New Zealand and Hawaii. On my way to North America, I chose to stop in Samoa and get to know one of the most pristine and authentic Polynesian culture.
I came to the South Island with high expectations. During the last months I had got tired of hearing how great it would be riding its West Coast. But due to the weather, the damn sand flies and its unfriendly people it has been one of my biggest disappointments.
Kangaroos, snakes and crocodiles are some of the animals more common in Australia. What I never thought was that I have to face up to a handful of rattus villosissimus which surrounding first my bicycle and then my tent with the intention of eating the best of my food
Pedaling through Australia became one of the biggest challenges of the trip. I started my ride more loaded than ever before; the Northern Territory is the most inhospitable state of the country, the distances between populations reach nearly 300 km and between supermarkets 700 km.