What a day! In setting up Othello in Morocco we wanted to cover the great known locations but also break new ground for bike touring beyond just crossing the country and the Atlas Mountains multiple times!
Over the next few weeks we have a series of videos from our team whether they be at home with their families in lockdown, in isolation or even on the bike in the remote Australian Outback! First up Bruno Ramain, at home in Provence! Take care all!
With all our odysseys you will receive a unique cycling kit. This includes jersey, bibs or shorts and socks. Every Odyssey has a unique jersey with a symbol to identify the tour
We are very proud to announce that our Allies – Normandy to The Rhine and Othello – Marrakech to Porto have both been listed in Outside Magazine’s Trips of the Year 2020 (and 2021)! Read our excerpt of the article below.
I am writing this to you from Córdoba in southern Spain. Bruno and I are scouting for our Othello 2021 Odyssey from Marrakech to Porto. The streets are certainly quiet! But this of all cities tells a historical lesson about what the world is going through and what may be ahead.
It is on again, the 8th Berry Challenge. This year another new circuit!
Isn’t history dead? Why do you think it’s important?
History helps us understand who we are, why we behave as we do, and why we live in the world that we do – the modern world that we have created. The past is not inhabited with strangers but our relatives – people just like us who are waiting to be discovered and hoping to be understood. All you’ve got to do is to look in the right places and to ask the right questions and it’ll change the way that you think about the past – and the present – forever.
Bike Odyssey founder Sam Wood comes from a very different background to most bike tour operators. From cycling for the BBC to directing archaeological excavations around the world he brings a unique angle to Bike Odyssey’s touring portfolio.
National Geographic Traveller, in their December/ January Issue discuss tours of the future and the use of technology on tour.
One of them, the one I imagine Max Hofman will be leading goes to St. Sixtus monastery. Here they brew Westvleteren 12, a Trappist Ale that has consistently been voted the best tasting beer in the world!