Our cycling through Senegal to Gambia contained new friends, as always on the road. Rain which we had longing for. Upset stomachs and caotic ferry rides. You can see it all in this youtubevideo: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CGVLJyfZx28 If you were impressed by Linas Safari helmet in the video you can check out how she made it here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SxGzBAJLtNQ

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Crossing the Diama border

Per Karlström, Lina Nordfors, cykla jorden runt, cykla, nomad, vagabond, Mauritanien, Diama border, Senegal

The border crossing from Mauritania to Senegal should be one of the worst borders in West Africa. We had the border crossing Rosso or Diama to choose from and after some reading on the world wide web we decided to go for Diama as it should be calmer then the Rosso border. Our previous border crossings was anything but calm. Me getting hit by cars two times at the border to Morocco. Our passports almost blew away in the strong...

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Language barrier

Lina Nordfors, Per Karlström, cykla jorden runt, Mauritania

After leaving Nouakchott the landscape changed for the better. We now had several options of places to hide from the hot sun at during the days. The further south in Mauritania we biked the more options we got. And we knew it would be even greener when we entered Senegal so that was where our goal was set. Two days before our border crossing we woke up in our tent in a small Mauritanian village, or gathering of houses. We...

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One year anniversary

Lina och Per cyklar jorden runt, Cycling Mauritania

We thought we left Nouakchott the morning of our one year on the road anniversary. But being on the road for a year, depending only on each other and what we feel like doing we have forgot how a calendar works. Or we just don´t really care. Apparently July has 31 days and not 30. Luckily we got Sarah in our lives kindly asking if we didn't leave Uppsala, Sweden 1 of August and not 31 of July. She was...

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One year on the road- bike adventure in Sahara

Carolina Nordfors och Per Karlström cyklar jorden runt

We finally made it out of the Sahara desert. In this video you can follow us biking from Nouakchott on our way to Senegal where we are now. We also got to celebrate or one year on the road with the mauritanian family Grimol!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnDxZzFnb6s See how we prepared for this part of our trip here and part 1 here.

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Videos from our bike tour

Cycling around the world, video, Per Karlström Carolina Nordfors

Don´t miss our vlogs on youtube where you can follow our adventure on our bikes around the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFNJDryJXEs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEEcXtiadDU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTSahW-NXhk

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