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lewi blake

A natural born adventurer, Lewi Blake has spent 8 of the last 10 years travelling around the world in search of adventure.

Whether it’s hiking into the unknown wilderness, camping in -20 degrees Celsius or climbing over snowcapped mountains with his bicycle, Lewi enjoys venturing to the most remote corners of the world.

In 2023, he’ll be setting out on his biggest journey yet, a solo journey cycling trip across Africa.

He’ll be documenting his journey on YouTube, Instagram and this website as he travels through more than 13 countries.

Featured Films

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blog Posts


Reflections After Bikepacking 15,000km Across Africa (1 Year)

Reflections after bikepacking 15,000km across africa(1 year) Arriving in Angola Well I did it! I finally made it to Luanda, Angola which brings a close ...
Bikepacking the democratic republic of congo

Bikepacking The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Bikepacking the Democratic republic of congo (DRC) Introduction The following is a collection of stories from 5 weeks bikepacking through the Democratic Republic of Congo ...
Matthias watching the sunset

A Boat Journey Down the Congo River

A boat journey downthe congo river In this article I’ll be talking about my experience taking a boat down the Ubangi and Congo Rivers from ...
bikepacking congo

Bikepacking Through The Congo Jungle

bikepacking through the congo jungle FERRY ACROSS THE SANGHA RIVER I enjoyed 3 days in Ouesso. Although not a huge town, it was the biggest ...
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