It often seems to be a bit of a guess where I am. Not that that is so important but I don’t want to paint a picture which doesn’t portrait reality.
Right now, I am in Spain with Geo, whom I married. I have stopped cycling about a year ago, yet my blog posts show that I am in Paraguay. That is simply because I am far behind with posting my stories.
I have reached a space where I can do what I already longed for when I was cycling; writing and choosing photos. These main tasks are now behind me.
Being a creative person means that the creativity must have an outlet, and that was something that could not always easily be inserted into a cycling life. A year after I stopped cycling I’m still on a creative high. There are loads of stories, thoughts, transitions and processes that are tripping over to be shown on this weblog.
Not that I am full of arrogance and not that I find self-importance a high value, I simply want to share since a blog is sort of enabling me to do so.
Future published posts are patiently waiting. Less so am I. So here is an overview of what to expect of pretty remarkable adventurous Paraguay, while the now is that I am savoring the marital life in Spain.
‘Jumping the River Paraguay’: from the capital Asunción I peddle into the humid and dry Chaco.
‘Finally the Final’: the height of cycling in the Chaco are the unpaved roads solely connecting cattle farms.
‘The Solitude’s Big Opposite’: I am glad I can stay at such a cattle farm in the Chaco. I end up at farm Iparoma, working with young backpackers, full board for working.
‘Cycling Off is Easiest!’: although I want to run away from chitchat, I decide cycling off is the easiest of options.
‘Settling In’: I settle in, having to adjust hard, but will I get the much-needed rest, I better stay at the farm.
‘Settled In’: I am settled in, thanks to a nice group of Germans, matured travelers, one of them extracting concealed necessities.
‘From Running to Eloping a Chaco Farm’: My visa needs to be renewed and with a motorbike I am taken to Brazil by Geo.
‘The work: Independent in Indepedencia’: Geo and I seem to have found in each other what could be a missing part. Is that really so? By leading a mundane life in a different setting we want to find out whether Geo and I still fit.
‘Abrupt Action Adventure I’: Leaving the pleasant surroundings to return back to the farm to help out our friends on Iparoma farm again. We do so by adding a detour to our, already long, trip back to the Chaco.
‘Abrupt Action Adventure II’: Now a combination of work, socializing and little privacy makes Geo and me want to be on our own. And so we need to leave the hustle and bustle of a farm again.
‘The Arrogance of the White Man I’: Geo says: ‘Let’s go to Cerro Leon’, another escape is in the pipeline. Geo and I are off to the farthest point North, a rather risky undertaking. I’m loving such things.
‘The Arrogance of the White Man II’: With the Enduro motorbike we made it to Cerro Leon National Park where upon returning to the farm we get hopelessly stuck in mud. It’s important to be back in time, as we both return to Germany.
The very last post has to be written yet: Geo and I get married in Germany. We prepare a truck to live in yet things go different and we end up running a palace in Spain.