In February 2020, I spent a month cycling across frozen lake Baikal. Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake in the world. It’s about 650 kilometres long and 70 kilometres wide and is located in Siberia, North of Mongolia. Cycling in a cold environment implies many adaptations but the essence of bike-touring/riding/packing stays the same: discovering places, cultures, people.

36 Hours in Kitsbow: Finding Joy in Atlanta, Georgia

The pandemic has been hard on everyone in different ways. The biggest impact for this group of four friends? Not being able to get together for their backpacking trips. This year they decided to visit the same place they were in before COVID hit the globe, Kitsbow.