April 2019 Colombia starts the same way as Ecuador ends: With a lot of mountains. The road goes up and down, up and down – at least it´s a paved road. There is rain and sunshine and good views. I try to use smaller secondary road with less traffic. My plan was to cycle through […]
March 2019 Back from vacation. Back with my bike. Back into my travel life. It hasn´t always been easy in Germany. In the old home. Back here I feel more free, relaxed. Nobody has expectations of me. Nobody knows me here. Except Juan and Fanghorn, two friends, whom I meet in Quito on the second […]
Here is the Intro and the first episode of my new video series. The next episodes will be published on a weekly base. There are english subtitles and the next ones are mainly in english! Have fun and please share it in your social networks if you like it!
I´m nervous as the engines of the Boeing A346 howl louder and louder and as the plane accelerates on the runway. Soon the machine is fast enough and the wheels lose contact with the earth. My stomach tingles as I look out the window and the familiar ground becomes smaller and smaller until clouds eventually […]
Bolivia – The easy way from Florian Schmale on Vimeo. In 2018 I crossed Bolivia on a bicycle. I choose an easy route – but really easy it was not. I got stuck in mud, stuck in the world biggest salt desert, Salar de Uyuni and got annoyed by a lot of flat tires. An […]
How it really is to live the dream Traveling doesn´t have only good sides. Especially if you are – like me – alone on the road for a long time.There is a price to pay for it. Positive falsified representations of a travelers life can be found on Facebook and Instagram too often. Only the […]
How it really is to live the dream More than six years ago I set out on this journey – not knowing what would happen, or that I would be traveling for so long. There are not so many travelers who are away from home for several years and it is time to look back […]