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Candice and I (Erek) plan on traveling the world by bicycle!!

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Appalachian Trail Hike – Section 1

A new mode of traveling! Although we still have our bicycles and plan on using them in the future, on this journey, we traded in our bikes for hiking shoes and a backpack! We now tried our hands, or feet, at hiking!! Our plans are...
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Banned from South Africa!

South Africa, Customs Summary: As we approached South Africa’s border post (Onverwacht), we reminisced with a deep sadness about all the wonderful people we have met and the places we have seen. Our feelings of melancholy quickly faded when we found that we had overstayed...
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South Africa’s Finest

An unforgettable time with A.J. Robb on Thornkloof Farm: One of the best moments of our journey was an unexpected one.  Attempting to cycle from East London, to the town of Stutterheim, we ended up getting caught just short due to the rolling hills and...
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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town was an interesting start for our African expedition. Immediately, we noticed a  difference in culture from that of South America. Shortly after our arrival, I met a muslim father named Nazim (with Middle Eastern features, but with an English accent!), who is married...
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