It was finally here. The goal that had changed everything, Michielโ€™s Ironman day. 3.9km swim, 180km bike, finished with a 42.2km marathon run. It still didnโ€™t seem real. The moment we stepped out of the apartment, Continue Reading
Spain Training

La Cerdanya Bike Tour

Just a few weeks away from Ironman – how EXCITING! Michiel spotted a bike ‘tour’ online that leaves Catalunya, and travels (high up) into the pyrenees and France. It was 140km, and with high points Continue Reading
The last night on this trip ended with a great sunset… What an incredible country and experience we have had here. From the marathon in Reykjavik, to the western most point in Europe. Both desolate landscapes Continue Reading
As long as I can remember, I have been intrigued by animals, especially sea life! Wherever I am in the world, I search out places to experience them in the wild. Iceland is known for itโ€™s whales and dolphins alike, Continue Reading
Iceland Travel

The Running Man

The first run after the marathon, a nice steady 5km with an awesome backdrop. A great chance to get the legs moving, and keep up with the good technique Michiel had been showing. Never one to miss out! We have a Continue Reading
We were covering some serious kilometres on this trip – but we just love being on the road! You never know what is going to happen, and in some places we would just climb so high, we felt on top of the world! Continue Reading
We found a cute little place in the small town of Patreksfjordhur (I would like to say how to say this word, but it comes out differently every time). Which like many of the towns in the Westfjords, was super small Continue Reading
The Westfjords is a large peninsula in northwestern Iceland. It lies on the Denmark Strait, facing the east coast of Greenland. It is also home to the westernmost point of Europe & Iceland. On the search for Continue Reading
Iceland Travel

On the Road

Heading off again, we were now aiming for the North West of the island. Mainly because most books and people we spoke to said here it was the most untouched, derelict, and the most stunning scenery. Off we went from Continue Reading