Six Questions with… Harmut “Hardy” Bogel – Germany
1.) What are your thoughts on the Zambezi Zone so far?
The stages have been very long and the people very friendly here in Zambia. I am looking forward to Livingstone. I think it is going to be the absolute highlight of the section. It was a quiet section until now, not a lot of change in the landscape. But we are coming more and more to the highlight. It is easy living in Zambia with the nice people, and the ladies are happy when you take their picture.
2.) What is the first thing you purchase when you get to a rest day?
Internet. I look forward to reading my emails and having contact with my family. And in Lusaka I enjoyed ice cream and chocolate for the first time, and good coffee, cappuccino and cake.
3.) What is the first thing you hear when you wake up in the morning?
I hear Ronel in the kitchen; I know the water is cooking and coffee is coming soon. Then I hear my alarm clock. Normally I wake up very early. I look very forward to the coffee in the morning.
4.) Aside from your bicycle, what item can you not live without on tour?
I really enjoy having the option of using my MP3 player. My notebook is also very important.
5.) What is your favourite meal or thing to eat on tour?
Absolutely this is an easy question. The salad with the feta cheese. I like feta very much.
6.) Complete this sentence: Tour d’Afrique makes me feel…