Welcome to Wild Awake

On this website I would like to take you with me on my cycling adventures around the world. I tell my stories in text and images and here you will find tips on materials, routes and preparation. You will also find information about the different types of lectures I give.

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MOST RECENT TRAVELOGUES

On my knees…

It’s been well over a year since my beautiful, cold, challenging, heavy, sunny, rough, wonderful bikepacking tour in Spain and […]

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Rock, mud and pigs

My previous blog ended with my encounter with the intriguing José. The retired director who chose to live simply and […]

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Bleak and windy Andalusia

That bikepacking is quite different from biketouring is a fact I’d gotten a taste of during the summer. My motivation […]

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Less kilos, more mud

Seated in a comfortable lawn chair, I catch the last yellow rays of sunlight at the end of a hot […]

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MESSLIFE, LOVE AND MUNCHING MILES

‘Mwaaahooohaaaaaaaaa…’ Yawns… Stretches out… Is it here? Has spring arrived? Green surrounds me, sunshine warms my face and a few […]

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A year in the life of…

I’m writing you from a warm apartment in Tilburg (Holland). I’m ‘lucky’ cause I found a comfortable place to stay […]

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