Blog

Various bits I want to talk about and show you, which can't be put into the other categories.

Look Ma, no pain!

First ride outside on my new bike. No pain what so ever in my arms and hands ...

Buenos Aires: the most American of European cities?

We toyed with the idea of going cycling on the free bicycles in Buenos Aires, or even to take one of the guided bike...

Blog: “Stir-idling-crazy”

Puerto Natales, 0km (Total 705Km cycled) Highlights: Sunny, no wind, steak, lentil stew, waiting, more lentil stew, more waiting, cake swapping and finding out that...

Blog: “Down that dusty road”

Cochrane, Puerto Tranquilo, Villa Cerro Castillo, Coyhaique - 220km (Total 1343Km cycled) Highlights: Very rough 'corrugated' ripio, great weather, tailwinds, beautiful long climb and descent,...

Blog: “La Carretera Austral, Chile”

Villa o'Higgins, Puerto Yungay, Cochrane - 220km (Total 1016Km cycled Highlights: Stunning views, tough hills, our first 1000km, hot water and hospitality from Manuel from...

A New Year’s … Solution?

Well, after three years trying in vain to get help from the doctors, consultants and specialists, by whom I have been diagnosed with mild CFS/ME/SEID, I'm now going my own way.

Buenos Aires: sizzling, scorchio, and a cemetery

First of all, if you're wondering why there are no tales or photos of bicycles yet, it's because we're officially Being Tourists in Buenos...

Blog: Cycling in Portland

Portland to Portland - 129Km (Total 2248km cycled) Highlights: FOOD, climbing Dog Mountain, wonderful warmshowers hosts, peanut butter, roses, Voodoo doughnuts, bicycles, four-legged companions, liberal...

Blog: Mountains in New Zealand

Highlight: Yellow-eyed penguins, scorchio on Christmas Day, New Year in a puddle, mountain walks.

Sheep on the road

Donkeys

To the beach

Bang on!