There’s some stuff I’ve been keeping from you.
Valentijn and I cycled from Amsterdam to Lisbon in a month. You knew that. I’ve told you about most of it. How awesome it was to spend four weeks in the outdoors, about really getting to know a country when you move very slowly - how you see cultures and people changing gradually, not abruptly at a border -, about how your mind descends into your body and leaves you unable to think about anything except for moving your legs and eating food, about climbing mountains and crossing cities and facing snow and heavy winds and rain; all of that good stuff.
There’s also some things we didn’t tell you. Things moms shouldn’t know. But now that we made it home safely, we can tell the whole story. So here’s what we left out:Read More