Sunday, June 15. We arrived at our destination: Mount Olympus, Cyprus. In the village of Troodos (5km from the peak). We departed on this journey to escape the melting heat down at the beach, but also to get fit and explore a new lifestyle: bikepacking.
Check out Part 1: Bikepacking through Cyprus and Part 2: Amat Victoria Curam of this adventure with tour details.
Our Gear Starting the Pouziaris Trail … »
Amat Victoria Curam (“Victory loves preparation”) was the motto of 2011 “The Mechanic” movie and was going through my head as we arrived in Arakapas, the set destination of the day. But first how we got there.
Vavla Route: Lefkara to Vavla
July 8, 2018. Day 4 of our bikepacking adventure. As mentioned in Part 1, getting up in the morning on the first day wasn’t the hardest part. … »
This morning at 5:00 we left our apartment in Oroklini to head towards the mountains. The motivation is simple: it’s too hot near the coast. Temperatures are 37ºC or more at 9:00 in the morning, it’s impossible to go outside. And we like outside.
We left at 5:00 in order to get a few hours on the tyres before the sun rises and looking back now I wish we would have left at 3:00 (as we initially planned and set an alarm for, but who gets up at 2:45? … »