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Davide Travelli

The two months spent in preparing this trip have been nerve wrecking, so many problems, so much bureaucracy, the obstacles many, much was the information to be processed as well. Finally, I take some time to myself, as suggested by Alastair Humphreys, I take my bike the backpack with water, something to eat, a sweatshirt and a T-shirt, tent, sleeping-mat, headlight and little else. After a few kilometres by bike I get to Daniele’s, my my friend’s place and I leave the bike there. I continue on foot hiking to

Retrospectively a trip like this requires an active organization of at least six months to one year. Doing everything in two months as I did with no previous experience of cycle-touring or camping is “a disaster waiting to happen” as I’ve been branded in a Facebook group about bike touring. These are, in broad outline, the stages of the adventure’s preparation period. August 2014 – After playing with the idea of traveling along the Pan-American Highway with a few friends with a 4×4 truck or motorbike for the longest time,

It’s official: my dream is coming true. It was hard to organize everything in such a short time: much stress, many obstacles, many people to thank for making my dream come true. I almost gave up and postponed it but now it’s the right time; postponing it felt like I would be giving up forever. August here in Alaska is autumn already and the temperatures are dropping fast. I’m already late in getting started. Now it’s time to start pedalling. I’m already in Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, more precisely at

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