The Romanian who travelled around the globe on a bike: he arrived within the metropolis on the finish of the world and noticed the ‘mirror of the Earth’

Angelena Iglesia

Titus Banc is the Romanian who set off late final 12 months on a journey around the globe on two wheels. Simply him and his motorbike. He says he was impressed by Radu Tudoran’s novel All sails up.

Titus Banc was born in Bistrita and is a well known businessman. He has travelled over 14,000 kilometres to this point and resides his journey to the top of the world on a bike to the fullest. Just lately, in January this 12 months, he additionally reached the Salar de Uyuni, the biggest salt desert on the planet, also referred to as the “mirror of the Earth”.

“I used to be 7-8 years outdated, when TVR was displaying a movie of the novel “All sails up” by Radu Tudoran. After I was 7, I had already heard about Tierra del Fuego, I had heard about Ushuaia, about “The Finish of the Earth”. They had been additionally imprinted in my reminiscence as a result of, at the moment, an episode ran thrice and all the main points had been etched in my thoughts. I used to be fascinated by all of it! After I turned a motorcyclist, roads to experience on Youtube, I found South America once more. I’ve to go, I advised myself then!” he advised Digi24.

The Romanian who travelled around the globe on a bike: he arrived within the metropolis on the finish of the world and noticed the ‘mirror of the Earth’
Titus Banc (Supply: Fb Titus Banc)

Titus Banc, the person from Bistrita who reached the top of the world on his motorbike

The person from Bistrita made all of it the way in which to Latin America, and the massive problem was the 430 kilometres between PuyuhuApi and Puerto Rio Tranquilo, which he spent and not using a break on his motorbike. In complete, Titus Banc will journey round Latin America for 3 months on his motorbike.

Titus spent just a few days in Ushuaia, referred to as the town on the finish of the world. He has been making ready for this journey for a minimum of two years and says that at the beginning, he was petrified of setting off alone and tried to persuade his mates to affix him.

“I’ve been attempting to get folks to return with me. I lastly determined to go alone. I had one final try with a pal of mine, who being a newbie on a bike stated it was an excessive amount of for him. I didn’t know what South America was all about besides from Youtube movies. I didn’t know what security meant there besides from what I learn on the web. What’s the purpose of sitting round studying on the web about what one place is like or one other? Let’s go and see”, stated Titus Banc, for

Titus is passionate in regards to the adrenaline rush that the locations he visits on his bike provide him and has an inventory of assorted journeys he has made on two wheels: Lisbon, Sal, Andalucia, Sibenik and lots of others.

Supply: Fb Titus Banc

Challenges, after all, have been and can proceed to be current all through his journey. In Peru, he encountered avenue fights between police and supporters of ousted President Pedro Castillo, in Argentina he was stopped by police for dashing, and in South America, in Chile, he was refused a xerox copy on the Romanian Embassy in Chile.

“I caught unbelievable glimpses in Peru, unbelievable of their strangeness, I skilled moments and conditions I hope by no means to expertise once more, and finally I reached civilization. I received a haircut, ate a chocolate cake, wandered the streets within the night after a quiet beer… Ecuador. It’s unbelievable how a lot you respect civilisation after 3486 km within the desert,” Titus Banc wrote on his Fb web page two days in the past.

He additionally sprained his ankle at an altitude of over 4,500 metres, was stranded for an evening within the customs between Bolivia and Chile and was met with stones in Peru. Regardless of this, he says, he was obtained kindly and helped on the Romanian Embassy in Peru.

Titus Banc paperwork his spectacular journey, and the images and movies he has taken in each nook of the world he has visited to this point bear witness. You possibly can see the place else he’s been on his Fb web page. Spectacular images may also be discovered on his Fb profile.

He confessed that he misses his mates in Romania and the standard meals of our nation.

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Titus Banc (Supply: Fb Titus Banc)

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