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Day 281-285, 18-22 April09: Trucks, dust, wind, heat: Baja California Norte, Part2

Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | Views [403]

Day 281-285, 18-22 April09: Trucks, dust, wind, heat: Baja California Norte, Part2 April 30, 2009 by Harry , Filed under Baja California , Mexico , North America , Trip reports « Previous post ... Read more >

Tags: annoyances, baja california, desert, heat, hills, mexico, traffic, wind


Day 268-274, 5-10 April 09. Into Mexico, a different world

Sunday, 19 Apr 2009 | Views [313]

Day 268-274, 5-10 April 09. Into Mexico, a different world April 19, 2009 by Harry , Filed under Baja California , Mexico , North America , Trip reports « Previous post «   » Next post » ... Read more >

Tags: baja california, borders, coast, couchsurfing, fall, flat, food, mexico, quota


Day 242-267 10Mar- 4 April 09: at home in San Diego & Ocean Beach

Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | Views [314]

Day 242-267 10Mar- 4 April 09: at home in San Diego & Ocean Beach April 6, 2009 by Harry , Filed under California , North America , Trip reports , USA « Previous post «   » Next post » ... Read more >

Tags: beach, california, cyclists, food, obama, san diego, usa, vegetarian


Day 234-241, 2-9March 09. Back on the bike, LA to San Diego. Jai Ho!

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Views [309]

Day 234-241, 2-9March 09. Back on the bike, LA to San Diego. Jai Ho! March 11, 2009 by Harry , Filed under Trip reports « Previous post «   » Next post » 2nd March 2009: LA – ... Read more >

Tags: annoyances, beach, california, couchsurfing, jai ho, usa, warmshowers


Day 232/3, 28Feb/1Mar 09: US parking Part 3: Grand Canyons & Joshua Trees

Monday, 2 Mar 2009 | Views [275]

Day 232/3, 28Feb/1Mar 09: US parking Part 3: Grand Canyons & Joshua Trees March 2, 2009 by Harry , Filed under Arizona , California , Trip reports , USA « Previous post «   » Next post » ... Read more >

Tags: arizona, california, canyon, grand canyon, joshua tree, parks, plants, road trip


Day 230/1, 26/27 Feb09: US parking part2: Bryce Canyon, Wire Pass Canyon, Horseshoe Bend

Sunday, 1 Mar 2009 | Views [356]

Day 230/1, 26/27 Feb09: US parking part2: Bryce Canyon, Wire Pass Canyon, Horseshoe Bend March 1, 2009 by Harry Filed under Arizona , North America , Trip reports , USA , Utah « Previous post ... Read more >

Tags: arizona, bryce, canyon, colorado river, panorama, parks, usa, utah


Day 227-230, 23-26Feb09: US parking part1: Death Valley, Las Vegas & Zion

Saturday, 28 Feb 2009 | Views [342]

February 28, 2009 by Harry ,  We did not want to leave without seeing the marvellous natural wonders of the South-western US. It would take more than 6 weeks to visit all the places on a bicycle, which would probably ruin my knees ... Read more >

Tags: animals, california, death valley, desert, gambling, las vegas, nevada, parks, usa, utah


Day 216-226, 12-22Feb2008: Luxury, amigos & awards in SB & LA

Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | Views [419]

February 23, 2009 by Harry We are busy in the Inn at the Spanish Garden Hotel. We fill the tub, relax on the huge bed, ask room service for a movie and some popcorn, skip the swimming pool today and enjoy the good life.... Read more >

Tags: california, doctor, hotel, los angeles, luxury, santa barbara, santa monica, usa


Day 212-215, 8-11 Feb 2009: From a mission to a pick-up, elephants & cyclists

Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Views [337]

February 15, 2009 by Harry , 8 February 2009: Pacific Grove (Monterey) – Gorda. 45 + 60km… After saying goodbye to Diego, we headed back down the ‘17 Mile Drive’ and ended up in Carmel by the Sea, a nice small town, with much better ... Read more >

Tags: 1000 americans, big sur, biketravellers, bridge, california, coast, hitchhiking, pain, rain, usa


Day 204-211, 31Jan-7feb 09. Sea life around the Monterey Bay

Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | Views [394]

February 9, 2009 by Harry The sign on the left brought some reality into vision. Could we continue with the current state of my knees or was this really the end? There was only one way to find out. 31st Jan 2008: SF ... Read more >

Tags: animals, art, california, hills, seals, usa


Day 160-204, 18Dec08 – 31Jan09: San Francisco. Part 3: Outside SF, Yosemite, Berkeley & Wine!

Monday, 2 Feb 2009 | Views [315]

February 4, 2009 by Harry We did not only spend time in the city, but managed to get out. As my knee needed more rest, we were lucky that Alison had borrowed us her car, so we could head out of town for New Years. She had warned ... Read more >

Tags: bear, california, party, san francisco, truckee, usa, wine, yosemite


Day 160-204, 18Dec08 – 31Jan09: San Francisco. Part2: doctors, civil rights and microcredits

Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 | Views [268]

February 2, 2009 by Harry , Pain, ethics & Doctors: getting treated in SF Once we arrived in San Francisco, my knee got some rest, but it did not get better. After we moved to Bradley & Saskia’s place, I could not ... Read more >

Tags: activism, california, civil rights, doctor, kiva, movies, politics, religion, san francisco, usa


Day 160-204, 18Dec08 – 31Jan09: San Francisco. Part1: a tour of SF

Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 | Views [244]

January 31, 2009 by Harry It has been a long time between updates, but this week we will be catching up a bit, so you can see where we have been this year, what happened with my knee and much more! We spent about 6 weeks in and around ... Read more >

Tags: california, cycling, mate, museum, san francisco, usa


happy 2009!

Thursday, 1 Jan 2009 | Views [213]

January 1, 2009 Ivana prepared a nice post for new years, looking back and ahead: 2008 was incredible … We have been travelling all around the world the past year: from Amsterdam to Argentina, ... Read more >

Tags: happy new year


Day 152-160, 10-18 Dec 2008: Breaking a knee, Red Woods to Golden Gate…

Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | Views [418]

   December 18, 2008 by Harry We had camped in the cold Redwoods & enjoyed the rest of the Avenue of the Giants leisurely. After no more than 35km we ended up in Redway, where we called Johnny, our host for the night for directions ... Read more >

Tags: animals, california, coast, couchsurfing, knee, pain, photography, san francisco, usa


Day 152/3, 10/11 Dec 2008: The Avenue of the Giants

Saturday, 13 Dec 2008 | Views [317]

   December 13 2008 by Harry   (Edit) One of the greatest places we have seen on this trip, was dark and cold… Views were very limited, but that was exactly the main attraction as we were cycling on the Avenue of the Giants, a 50 km (31mile) ... Read more >

Tags: big trees, california, usa


Day 147-150, 5-8 Dec 2008: Entering California: Brookings- Eureka: fog, trees, waves & people…

Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | Views [515]

December 12, 2008 by Harry 5 December: Brookings, Oregon to Klamath, California , 73km Entering California is like entering another country: there is a checkpoint signs. This is to prevent ‘strange’ fruits entering the State, ... Read more >

Tags: big trees, california, fog, trailertrash, usa


Day 141-146, 29-Nov – 4 Dec 2008: The Oregon Coast in photos

Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | Views [349]

December 6, 2008 by Harry It took only a few days of cycling to get down the Oregon Coast from Otis, with an average of 72km (45 Mi) we covered it in 6 days. The area is very impressive, even though it was quite rainy and windy, we enjoyed ... Read more >

Tags: beach, coast, oregon, photography, usa


Mile 207, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area: a Trash Rant…

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | Views [253]

December 2, 2008 by Harry I am about to post several wonderful images of Oregon State, USA. A truly beautiful place. But first I have to get something else off my chest: <rant> Imagine cycling along one of the most ... Read more >

Tags: annoyances, dangers, green, oregon, rants, trash


Day 135–140, 23-28 Nov 2008: Metal Cowboys, Portland, giving thanks with an old friend

Saturday, 29 Nov 2008 | Views [399]

November 29, 2008 by Harry Before we headed over to Portland , we had to visit an old friend we had never met! I had known MC & Dave since years by email & via the 7summits.com forum , but we had never met ... Read more >

Tags: beach, metal cowboy, oregon, portland, usa, washington


Day 124 –133, 12 –21 Nov 2008: Washington: Couchsurfing, Seattle to …Vancouver?!?

Sunday, 23 Nov 2008 | Views [429]

November 22, 2008 by Harry We suddenly received an email. Hello Harry, Read your profile. Would love to meet if possible. How much longer are you in the Seattle area? Samir We called him and found out that ... Read more >

Tags: bellevue, couchsurfing, olympia, seattle, tacoma, usa, vancouver, washington


Day 106–123, 25 Oct–12 Nov 2008: Hikes, Halloween & Hope in Seattle

Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | Views [393]

November 13, 2008 by Harry We had planned to stay maybe a week in Seattle , but it turned out we would stay for 2.5 weeks… Seattle is mostly known for Grunge, Microsoft, Boeing & coffee and it generally considered a nice ... Read more >

Tags: andy, cities, couchsurfing, election, fights, halloween, hiking, mountains, obama, pain


Day 32-34: August 12-14 2008: Tok Cutoff to Tok: About sun, mountains, lost pants, life in a bus..

Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | Views [304]

by Harry   Filed under Alaska , Friendly people , Go green , North America , Trip reports 6 Comments after we woke up in our church, we noticed that it was actually dry! Not only that, but the weather improved during the ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, angels, bus, inspirational, into the wild, ivana, kowalski, mountains, santos, solar power


Day 27-30, 7-10 Aug 2008: The Denali Highway! About rough roads, cold and more..

Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | Views [451]

by Harry   Filed under Alaska , Friendly people , North America , Trip reports Leave a Comment We both had a very strong love-hate relationship with the Denali Highway ... Read more >

Tags: 1000 americans, alaska, angels, denali highway, inspirational, kowalski, pablito, pedrito, santos, steripen


Day 22-25: August 2-5: Huskies, bears, moose & beer: Denali park!

Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | Views [841]

by Harry   Filed under 1000 Americans , Alaska , North America , Trip reports Leave a Comment August 2: Resting, Denali info & Huskies We woke up late, still exhausted from the previous 2 days. It was nice to relax again, ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, angels, bear, couchsurfing, denali, denali park, eugene, husky, wolf


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