How does the innate rhythm of cycling allow you to discover the landscape differently? Can not knowing where to sleep become a good feeling? Cycling travel, closer proximity to nature? ...
In short, what privileges does cycling travel offer?
The bicycle trip is an extraordinary way to discover our planet and the people who live there. After our one-year trip, Estelle and I return home changed by this world that has passed under our wheels and our eyes during these 16000km.
We can't help but motivate the people around us to try the adventure by bike ; this is one of the goals of our blog and our videos of this year.
Today we want to go further. In a beautiful Photo album, find out the 15 reasons that we believe make cycling travel an experience that must be lived ; we decipher these reasons with the help ofreal life anecdotes this year. Find through these experiences and photos, the highlights of our trip.
This book is an invitation to slow travel, very different from the ready-made tourist circuits that are sold to us. It is an invitation to forget your travel guide, not to plan your trip too much, to let go.
After living in the amazing cycling community, I can't help but motivate the people around me to take the plunge. If we talk about photos, the number of opportunities generated by such a trip is phenomenal! We spent two thirds of our nights in bivouacs, we were constantly on the road; we have been welcomed into homes all over the world, met such surprising characters: each of these occasions is a chance for photography.
I have been passionate about photography for many years, from shooting to printing through development; I was able to exercise this passion in multiple photo clubs, and it was there that I had the chance to rub shoulders with professional photographers and to follow their training.
“Racing Extinction” : I captured a video of a whale jump in Provincetown near Boston which was projected onto the Empire State Building in New York and then selected in the film "Racing extinction”(From the director of the film“ The Cove ”- Oscar for best documentary film 2010) broadcast on Discovery channel in 220 countries in December 2015.
The whale I filmed in Provincetown Bay projected onto the Empire State Building. Photo Credit: OPS
This year on the road: