I have been travelling enough in the last few years to have realised that currency exchanges are not that easy or user-friendly. You either need to get the currency you need before you arrive in the country – but how do you know how much you will need – or you end up having left-over currency that’s not enough to exchange back. Continue reading
I woke up, got out of bed and went to the showers. It turn out to be a queue for both showers and toilets. Continue reading
It was a beautiful, warm morning. Refreshed after the great day before, the food, the additional rest and Elad’s company I was ready to head to Akureyri. Continue reading
I felt much more rested, but I could hear the rain slightly tapping the tent. I had to go, a whole day of rest was more than enough, waiting for the rain to pass was an endless endeavour. In my mind I forced the view that there’s no other way for things to be and I got out of the sleeping bag.
I could hear the raindrops hitting the tent walls. I turned on the other side and hid my face in the sleeping bag. Everything was hurting and the day before drained all my energy. There was no energy left to motivate myself to get out in the rain, pack all the gear and cycle all day through the mountains. Continue reading
The sun was shining and I was warm in the sleeping bag. The body was aching and I turned sides a few times, convincing myself it’s time to get moving.
I had a quick morning looking forward to the day of cycling ahead. I already skipped one of my rest days (a buffer I left for myself not knowing how my body will take the cycling). I didn’t want to take the next rest day either so that I have both of them for later if I needed time or had problems. Continue reading
We must be different but at the same time we can’t really truly be different. Continue reading