NEW ADVENTURE: Journey to Odessa2000

Yeah, it’s time to hit the roads again. Check out this little teaser!

Visual highlights from South America...

Here’s a visual 5-minute run-down of my 3 months in South America, from late November 2016 to late February 2017.

Breathe in, volume up, 1080p HD on, and we’re good to go…

JYLLANDS-POSTEN: Around the Caribbean by Kick Scooter

In January 2017, the national newspaper ‘Jyllands-Posten’ featured an article (in Danish) about my journey around the Caribbean by kick scooter in November-December 2015.

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3 months in South America

COUNTDOWN IS OVER! I’ve left Denmark, friends, and winter behind. In Milan now (2 days), and tomorrow I’m headed for South America for the next 3 months. This little video (link below – HD a must) roughly shows the idea behind this winters’ grand journey…

See video here!

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Article in the outdoor magazine WIDE

Back in March 2016 there was an article in the Danish outdoor magazine WIDE about my journey around the Caribbean by kick scooter. I did a little blah-blah-promo on Facebook about it then, but in case you 1) happen to read Danish, and 2) missed it, you might want to have a little peek here:

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NEW VIDEO: Around Southern Africa by Bike (part 2/2)

This is the second (of 2) video diary installment from my solo bicycle expedition around southern Africa, 5.000 km and 85 days.

This video – until now unpublished – is from the last part of the journey through Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Lesotho, and eastern South Africa…

Make sure to watch it in HD1080, [læs mere…]

NEW VIDEO: Around Southern Africa by Bike (part 1/2)

In 2011-2012 I cycled 5.000 km and 85 days solo around southern Africa – through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

This video – in HD1080 and with English subtitles – is from the first part of the journey through western South Africa and Namibia…

You can see a few photos [læs mere…]

Walking Across Corsica

In August 2016 I spent a week walking across the spectacularly scenic French Mediterranean island of Corsica. Below is a visual rundown of the walk.

I followed the infamous GR20 – occasionally dubbed as one of the most beautiful and toughest long-distance treks around – from the starting point (the town of Calenzana in the [læs mere…]

The best bike touring destinations...

Need inspiration for your next bicycle adventure? This may be what you need… [læs mere…]

Interview on TV Bella (part 2/2)

This is the second and last part of an interview I did a few weeks back for TV-Bella, a Copenhagen-based, independent, and non-commercial local tv-station. It’s in Danish. HD recommended.

Hostess: Mikie Breum

Wicked Game - a cover of an old classic...

Together with my good friend, Mikkel, I’ve made a cover version of this 1989-classic by Chris Isaak.

It’s a one-take recording at home in my apartment. It was great fun!

PS. Helena Christensen (feat. the original music video) was busy that day, so you’ll have to imagine that part 🙂

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Interview on TV Bella (part 1/2)

This is the first (of two) part of an interview I did a few weeks back for TV-Bella, a Copenhagen-based, independent, and non-commercial local tv-station. Part 2 was broadcasted yesterday and will pop up on Youtube and here on my site shortly…

And yes, it’s all in Danish. HD recommended.

Hostess: Mikie Breum

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Interview on Radio24syv

En eventyrer med handlekraft. Uddannet antropolog som har cyklet jorden rundt på 4 år. Et skønt og reflekteret menneske jeg kunne tale med i dagevis!

Sådan præsenterede radiovært Michelle Hviid vores snak i programmet Hviids Varmestue, som jeg var inviteret indenfor hos fredag den 11. marts 2016. Udsendelsen blev sendt dagen efter.

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[New video] AROUND THE CARIBBEAN BY KICK SCOOTER

As far as I remember, I never had a kick scooter as a kid. It never bothered me. I had my purple/red 3-speed second-hand bicycle. But a few months ago – at the age of 39 – I bought myself an adult-sized kick scooter, and started planning my next expedition.

The Caribbean region had been [læs mere…]

Nyt foredrag: CARIBIEN RUNDT PÅ LØBEHJUL

Det nye foredrag fra min løbehjulsrejse rundt i Caribien er klart!

Så hvis du er interesseret i at arrangere et foredrag (til virksomheden, klubben, foreningen, institutionen, familiefesten, højskolen, ældrecenteret, biblioteket mm.), er du meget velkommen til at kontakte mig. Jeg har modtagelig for bookinger for sæsonen 2016-2017… 🙂

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NY CYKELREJSE TIL BALI & LOMBOK 2016 :-)

Man skal som bekendt ikke være bleg for at gentage en succes, og derfor har jeg sammen med Jysk Rejsebureau valgt at sætte en ny cykelrejse til Bali & Lombok på plakaten. Det foregår til september 2016. Jeg glæder mig allerede voldsomt til et indonesisk gensyn og til at tage en flok dejlige mennesker med [læs mere…]

Cykelrejse til Sri Lanka i foråret 2016

Jeg var sidste år (april 2014) på Sri Lanka, hvor jeg over et par uger cyklede 1.000 km rundt på øen på min racercykel – med kun 8 kg bagage.

Sri Lanka charmerede sig øjeblikkeligt ind på mig – og jeg glæder mig personligt enormt til at tage på opdagelse på øen igen i [læs mere…]

Running Sicily - a short movie

I’ve made a little video from my running trip to Sicily. It’s short (2’29”), the soundtrack is tacky, and it’s all made on my iPhone…

English subtitles available. HD is a must.

– 0 fixed plans – 1 pair of running shoes – 2 shirts – 4 kg of luggage – 5 marathons in 5 [læs mere…]

Eastern Winter - a new mini video from Jordan & Myanmar

Last winter (NOV2014-FEB2015) I spent 3 months traveling in Israel, Jordan, Myanmar, and Thailand.

For a change, I left my favourite gadgets (bike and SLR camera) at home, and travelled by bus, train, rental bike, plane, scooter, boat, and on foot – and documented it all using only my iPhone6 (pictures and video).

Overall, the [læs mere…]

Interview for Radio Playback

I’ve made an interview for Radio Playback (spoiler alert: It includes talk about my love for bike touring).

It’s a long one. 75 minutes.

The action (it’s all in Danish, unfortunately) starts after 10 min.

I got to pick the music…

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE:

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Ireland by Bike - the stats

Most beautiful cycling: R574 (Healy Pass), R335 (Killary Fjord), Sky Road Loop (Connemara), R115 (Wicklow Mountains).

Longest distance without shower: 520 km (from Galway -> Belfast). Stinky boy, yes, indeed!

Total distance cycled: 1.402 km

Avg. distance pr. day: 117 [læs mere…]

Ireland by Bike - Route Map

Here’s an interactive route map of my 1.400 km solo bike ride around Ireland. I started the journey in Dublin, Ireland (April 16, 2015) and finished in Belfast, Northern Ireland (April 28, 2015). 12 cycling days (avg. 117 km/day). 1 rest day (in Galway).

Photos and short daily reports can be found on my [læs mere…]

Foredragsplan - Forår 2015

Opdateret 20. februar 2015

Træk i bjælken til højre på kortet herunder for en samlet liste over foredragstouren.

Download brochure om JORDEN RUNDT PÅ CYKEL-foredraget her!

Se Foredragsplan 2015 på et større kort

Klik på markørerne på kortet for at se info om de enkelte foredrag. Jeg forsøger at holde tourplanen så præcis [læs mere…]

Mule trekking in Morocco's High Atlas Mountains

In May and September this year, I’ll be guiding/tour leading two 8-day mule treks in Morocco’s stunning Atlas Mountains.

Climbing (or rather trekking to the top of) Mount Toubkal (4.168 m) – the highest mountain in North Africa – is just one of a series of highlights on the trip. More info on the trip [læs mere…]

Skal du med på cykelrejse?

Jeg har glædet mig meget til at præsentere denne nye cykelrejse til Bali & Lombok, som jeg har lavet sammen med de gode folk i Jysk Rejsebureau.

Det kribler allerede i benene, det rumler i maven og jeg har – med en slet skjult fynsk beskedenhed – svært ved at se, at det [læs mere…]

Interview på bloggen CYKELVALG.DK

Jeg er blevet stillet en række spørgsmål i forbindelse med min jordomrejse på cykel. Det drejer sig bl.a. om udlængsel & ligusterhække, om kalorier, om livets styrmænd, om økonomi & peanutbutter…

Du kan læse interviewet her!

Foredragsplan 2014

Opdateret 27. august 2014

Træk i bjælken til højre på kortet herunder for en samlet liste over foredragstouren.

Se Foredragsplan 2014 på et større kort

Klik på markørerne på kortet for at se info om de enkelte foredrag. Jeg forsøger at holde tourplanen så præcis og ajourført som muligt. Spørgsmål vedr. tilmelding, reservation [læs mere…]

Adios Sri Lanka

Day 14 – 09APR2014: Mt. Lavinia (Colombo) -> Negombo (airport)

Distance: 93 km Time on bike: 6h 49m Avg. speed : 13.7 km/h Total (km) : 1.034 Altitude: 2 m

Had a pretty bad night at the hooker hotel. No sudden midnight hooker calls or anything, just too hot (no fan), too many mosquitoes. [læs mere…]

The Day That Ended In a Hooker Hotel

Day 13 – 08APR2014: Unawatuna -> Mt. Lavinia (Colombo)

Distance: 120 km Time on bike: 5h 41m Avg. speed : 21.0 km/h Total (km) : 941

I made it to Galle this morning. A cultural highlight on most peoples’ Sri Lankan itineraries. After cycling along all those semi-deserted beaches and in the rugged mountains [læs mere…]

Dreamscapes

Day 12 – 07APR2014: Mirissa -> Unawatuna

Distance: 31 km Time on bike: 1h 30m Avg. speed : 20.9 km/h Total (km) : 821 Altitude: 2 m

Looking at the beach shots below, you’d be forgiven thinking that this is a collection of some of the best beaches I saw during my 2 weeks in [læs mere…]

2014 minus 1976 equals 38

Day 11 – 06APR2014: Mirissa

Distance, cycling: 0 km Distance, running: 16 km.

I’ve tried it before. More often than not in my adult life. Not being home for my birthday. Not a big deal. As long as the sun’s shining, I’m happy.

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A Tropical Beach Feast

Day 10 – 05APR2014: Tangalle -> Mirissa

Distance: 56 km Time on bike: 2h 51m Avg. speed : 19.5 km/h Total (km) : 790 Altitude: 2 m

I’m in for a tropical beach treat today. Sri Lanka reveals yet another side of its split personality. And it’s hard not to be impressed by the beauty [læs mere…]

The Fishermen of Tangalle

Day 9 – 04APR2014: Tangalle

Distance cycling: 0 km Distance walking: 10 km Distance running: 6 km

This is my bungalow for 2 nights. It has no A/C, but an old floor fan that makes the night heat bearable.

No biking today. Bum’s pleased. But legs get restless, so I go for a long [læs mere…]

The Day I Was Blocked by an Elephant

Day 8 – 03APR2014: Ella -> Tangalle

Distance: 189 km Time on bike: 7h 7m Avg. speed : 26.5 km/h Total (km) : 734 Metres up: 531 Metres down: 1.549 Altitude: 2 m

Breakfast (toast+jam, mixed fruit juice, coffee+milk), served by my lovely host Usuma at the Nature Resort Guesthouse in Ella.

Time to [læs mere…]

Daytripping in the High Country

Day 7 – 02APR2014: (Daytrip) Ella -> Haputale -> Welimada -> Bandarawela -> Ella

Distance: 79 km Time on bike: 4h 7m Avg. speed : 19.1 km/h Total (km) : 535 Metres up: 1.525 Metres down: 1.525 Altitude: 1.030 m

Words cannot describe the splendor of the impromptu daytrip in the high country ride around [læs mere…]

Ella & Little Adam's Peak

Day 6 – 01APR2014: Badulla -> Ella

Distance: 20 km Time on bike: 1h 8m Avg. speed : 17.5 km/h Total (km) : 456 Altitude: 1.030 m

Before leaving Badulla this morning, I visit the Muthiyangana Temple right in the centre of town. Over the years I’ve probably seen 100+ Buddhist temples, and though quite [læs mere…]

A 150 km Sri Lankan Joyride

Day 5 – 31MAR2014: Polonnaruwa -> Badulla

Distance: 150 km Time on bike: 6h 27m Avg. speed: 23.2 km/h Total: 436 km Altitude: 650 m

Pre-breakfast atmosphere in Polonnaruwa. It’s 8AM and the air is still crisp and cool.

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Elephants & The Holy Rock

Day 4 – 30MAR2014: Dambulla -> Polonnaruwa

Distance (km) : 72 Time on bike: 3h 6m Avg. speed : 23.2 km/h Total (km) : 286 Altitude: 75 m

Ready for take-off at the Sujatha Lodge in Dambulla. Another hot and sunny day is in store.

The Sirigiya Rock is one of the most [læs mere…]

The Heat Is On

Day 3 – 29MAR2014: Chilaw -> Dambulla

Distance (km) : 128 Time on bike: 6h 30m Avg. speed : 19.7 km/h Total (km) : 214 Altitude: Approx. 170 m

Waking up after 10 hours of blissful sleep under the mosquito net feels good.

Just a few kilometres east of Chilaw there’s some weird things [læs mere…]

Back in the Tropics!

Day 2 – 28MAR2014: Negombo/Colombo Int’l Airport -> Chilaw Distance (km) : 86 Time on bike: 4h 26m Avg. speed : 19.2 km/h Total (km) : 86 Altitude: 2 m

Thanks to the lack of sleep on the airplane last night, I’m super tired on the bike all day, and several times I literally [læs mere…]