To help you make the most of your bike tour and ensure that you will be fully armed to tackle any challenges that come your way, here are the top 10 things we wish we had known before embarking on our own bike touring through South America and Africa.
The review made after testing out BEEQ C500 Trekking eBike in three months of intense use.
Let's talk about essential travel apps and how they can be really useful to travel around the world with our phones.
Toronto, our first destination country, even if it was for one night.
This is what we feel 24h before departure of a year on a bicycle tour in South America
Food, sweets, cold, family, friends, book, exhibitions, talks, sketching workshops, media... Yes coming back to Portugal has been amazing but busy!
Jakarta from a 2 weeks experience after living in Bali for 7 months is quite tough. Think and read twice before you choose to visit or live in this city.
Tomorrow starts on of the most exciting travels of my life. My backpacks are not done yet but thats peanuts. The big news is I don’t need a visa for my next destination!
Every time we travel our rules are tested in many ways. Some are easy to understand, others are deeply hidden in the country culture.
From settling in Bali to an unpredictable journey of the unknown. That's how things change when you travel with a open mind!
It has been a long time that I don't share much with you. This time, I talk about my life and what is the future for the World Sketching Tour.
The struggle of keeping running to another places, is a common stage on any long therm lonely traveller but how to to live with that?
Traveling made me selective. Made be appreciate this little moments. Made me tolerant. Made me feel without a reason and made me hear goodbye for a reason.
We all have our destinations and something special to do in this world. And recently my stranger's friends called me "idealistic".
Without even noticing, we quickly get used to comfort and to anything that won’t require much work. Specially if we’re within what I call a system.
The one who never dared to follow an impossible path, will never feel the difference of having done it.
It's being a long time that I don't write anything in english.
Finally the WST is about to start in 2 weeks and Spain is my first country!
The cover of the next magazine "Visão Vida & Viagens" have my sketch from Lisboa, Rua da Bica!
Inside will have all the information about the WST and sketches.
The idea was going to Morocco to draw an illustrated guide book. The thing went good but unfortunately, my trip in Morocco ended early that i was waiting for.
Christmas Eve is always at my parents home. The dinner is the typical codfish with cabbage, olive oil and vinegar!
Yesterday I was at the Urban Sketchers meeting in Bairro Alto. Besides to the normal enthusiasm is to review the sketchers friends, there was someone who made me an interesting proposal.
One of the basic concerns in the organization of the WST project is what I will take with me.
A few weeks ago I went into a bar in Lisbon to see a live concert of Monte Lunai.
It's rain, some cold and nuts. Is called the fall and brings new colors!
This week, Mark Holmes, Canadian artist and also Urban Sketcher member, post this video on his blog.
Since I started the WSK Project I've been searching for urban Sketchers in the world that want to share some time with me sketching
Sketches I did a while a go...
"Urban sketching is not just about drawing a view"
Sketchers friends, soon I'll have to go north near Porto. All I can say for now is because I will have a meeting to talk about WST project, but soon I'll explain it.
I confess that sometimes I like the result of watercolor and I hate others. This relationship is far from perfect marriage.
Did you like this project?
Are you an urban sketcher?
This is really a big project that can always growing along your travel
Some give me good expectations, some contacts are starting to happen and the waiting for an answer gives me the strength to fill my lungs.