Wild Orchid: Additional mails & pictures from Guatemala August 14th 2006 Guate
My single day in Guate (abr. Of Guatemala city) was enough for realizing, that it justly gained its bad reputation as a fucking dangerous city: All the groceries are closed by iron doors, and the owner serves you via a little window with SORAGIM; stores, which sell valuables, have private gunman standing at the entrance; and by night you here explosions and alarm.
As I knew all of that in a ... read more
The real essence of cyclism as a way of life lies in the 10 months a year in which I merely live and work at my hometown: arriving everywhere (inc. dates, banks, work, parties and weddings) wearing strange cycling clothes; changing clothes in public toilets, behind parking cars and in the open field; asking "may I take a shower?" at the moment of arrival to a friend's house; living the full happy life of he who doesn't have a private car nor TV.
About all of this you will NOT read at this blog.
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