I arrived in Mexico with my spirit on the floor. My escapade to Europe served no purpose but to unbalance all these years of travel, this project to which, inadvertently, I am giving my life. And so in the end, three months later, after 3,000 kilometers, I found myself feeling energetic. I don’t know if I should pin it on the route itself, the warmth of Mexican people or the great mayan chaman lady who did a deep-cleanse healing to me.
On my way through the western U.S. the journey became majestic. The national parks that spread throughout the Rockies are uniquely beautiful, solemn. All physical exertion and suffering to have arrived there suddenly turn into satisfaction and an energy reload that even your soul appreciates.
During my tour in Canada I have shared the road for a month and a half with Alvaro, the Biciclown. By knowing about the videos that I have been producing since the beginning of my trip, Alvaro offered me to make the script for my documentary. You have a nice story he said to me, and we have to tell it.
Alaska was one of the hardest routes I've been through. Being alone in such extreme situations makes me stronger. These stages are more than a challenge and overcoming them motivates me to keep going ...
While the initial idea was to start cycling the continent from Alaska, the weather did not let me do so. It was the beginning of spring, thereby from Samoa I flew to Hawaii and then to San Francisco to ride the coast of California, and it was so good…
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.