kilomilestone Archive

  • Sixteen thousand kilometers today, in the hills near Nkongsamba of the South West region of Cameroon. At almost 1000m high, the weather is chill and rainy. I broke a pedal […]

    16000 KM !

    Sixteen thousand kilometers today, in the hills near Nkongsamba of the South West region of Cameroon. At almost 1000m high, the weather is chill and rainy. I broke a pedal […]

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  • I had estimated my whole journey until Cape Town to last 1 year and about 15000 kilometers. At 355 days today, I cycled indeed 15000 km, but I am still […]

    15000 KM !

    I had estimated my whole journey until Cape Town to last 1 year and about 15000 kilometers. At 355 days today, I cycled indeed 15000 km, but I am still […]

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  • Lake Volta is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and I reached yesterday 14000 km near the Akosombo dam which harnesses the Volta river. I am now […]

    14000 KM !

    Lake Volta is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and I reached yesterday 14000 km near the Akosombo dam which harnesses the Volta river. I am now […]

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  • The highway Yamoussoukro-Abidjan is almost finished and I can cycle at the speed of light (for a photon on a saddle) on the empty lanes. Ivory Coast is very good […]

    13000 KM !

    The highway Yamoussoukro-Abidjan is almost finished and I can cycle at the speed of light (for a photon on a saddle) on the empty lanes. Ivory Coast is very good […]

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  • After taking some very bad roads in Sierra Leone, crossing many improvised rivers, collecting big ant bites, I am this morning at the gates of Monrovia, Liberia, after cycling 12000 […]

    12000 KM !

    After taking some very bad roads in Sierra Leone, crossing many improvised rivers, collecting big ant bites, I am this morning at the gates of Monrovia, Liberia, after cycling 12000 […]

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  • And one more, 11000 kilometers on the piste between Guinea and Sierra Leone. The rainy season has started and the sky will no more be perfectly blue. No more sand […]

    11000 KM !

    And one more, 11000 kilometers on the piste between Guinea and Sierra Leone. The rainy season has started and the sky will no more be perfectly blue. No more sand […]

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  • Ten thousand kilometers reached on my first day cycling in Guinea-Bissau! I celebrated it eating the fruits of the photo. Cashew fruits are not really supposed to be eaten, but […]

    10000 KM !

    Ten thousand kilometers reached on my first day cycling in Guinea-Bissau! I celebrated it eating the fruits of the photo. Cashew fruits are not really supposed to be eaten, but […]

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  • I reached the 9000 km milestone leaving Mboro this morning. Nothing special as I stopped at 8996 km before taking a long break. Instead of an achievement, it feels more […]

    9000 KM !

    I reached the 9000 km milestone leaving Mboro this morning. Nothing special as I stopped at 8996 km before taking a long break. Instead of an achievement, it feels more […]

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  • Not too long after the previous kilomilestone, I reached yesterday the 8000 km mark between Nouakchott and Tiguent, on my way to the border with Senegal. The Sahara is ending […]

    8000 KM !

    Not too long after the previous kilomilestone, I reached yesterday the 8000 km mark between Nouakchott and Tiguent, on my way to the border with Senegal. The Sahara is ending […]

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  • I just reached 7000 km while leaving the peninsula of Dakhla. Those last 1000 km were entirely cycled in the desert, and it’s far from being finished. Sahara on my […]

    7000 KM !

    I just reached 7000 km while leaving the peninsula of Dakhla. Those last 1000 km were entirely cycled in the desert, and it’s far from being finished. Sahara on my […]

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