South America

After three long stretches, I arrived in what might be the third or second-largest city in Chile, depending on who you ask. Antofagasta is the port town famous for exporting copper to the rest of the world. The town, which sits between the desert and the Pacific Ocean...

Europe

A few years ago, in the Tour d’Afrique, I was surprised to see the man who was hit by a truck and had his elbow bone jutting out, insisting on marking the ground where the accident took place so he could come back and resume from that exact point. It’s hard to...

America

I decide to take a deservedly long rest. Since starting my expedition in Argentina, I have been looking forward to taking a break in Arizona. Howard and his family have been supportive since the first day. I’m lucky to be in the desert during the rainy season – which...

Africa

  Calabar is the nicest Nigerian city I have visited so far. Most of the city is well-organized and surrounded by a natural forest. In Calabar, I come across well-informed and experienced Cameroonian consulate staff. Armand had struggled to get a Schengen visa to...