Titus Banc is the Romanian who set off late final 12 months on a journey world wide on two wheels. Simply him and his bike. He says he was impressed by Radu Tudoran’s novel All sails up.
Titus Banc was born in Bistrita and is a widely known businessman. He has travelled over 14,000 kilometres to date and resides his journey to the tip of the world on a bike to the fullest. Lately, in January this 12 months, he additionally reached the Salar de Uyuni, the most important salt desert on the planet, also called 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“I used to be 7-8 years outdated, when TVR was displaying a movie of the novel “All sails up” by Radu Tudoran. Once 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! Once I turned a motorcyclist, taking a look at roads to trip on Youtube, I found South America once more. I’ve to go, I instructed myself then!” he instructed Digi24.
Titus Banc, the person from Bistrita who reached the tip of the world on his bike
The person from Bistrita made all of it the best way to Latin America, and the massive problem was the 430 kilometres between PuyuhuApi and Puerto Rio Tranquilo, which he spent with no break on his bike. In complete, Titus Banc will journey round Latin America for 3 months on his bike.
Titus spent a couple of days in Ushuaia, often known as town on the finish of the world. He has been making ready for this journey for at the least two years and says that initially, he was afraid of setting off alone and tried to persuade his pals to affix him.
“I’ve been attempting to get folks to come back with me. I lastly determined to go alone. I had one final try with a buddy 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 Bistriteanul.ro
Titus is passionate concerning the adrenaline rush that the locations he visits on his bike supply him and has a listing of varied journeys he has made on two wheels: Lisbon, Sal, Andalucia, Sibenik and lots of others.
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 rushing, and in South America, in Chile, he was refused a xerox copy on the Romanian Embassy in Chile.
“I caught unimaginable glimpses in Peru, unimaginable 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 unimaginable how a lot you recognize 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 acquired kindly and helped on the Romanian Embassy in Peru.
Titus Banc paperwork his spectacular journey, and the photographs and movies he has taken in each nook of the world he has visited to date bear witness. You possibly can see the place else he’s been on his Fb web page. Spectacular photographs will also be discovered on his Fb profile.
He confessed that he misses his pals in Romania and the standard meals of our nation.