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Tidy Town Nicuragua

Saturday, 26 Jul 2008 | Views [435] | Comments [2]

I rose early and was given a coffee and biscuits by the hotel owner, alas only instant coffee. Then i was on my way to the Nicuraguan, Honduran border eighteen kilometres away. The usual sight of trucks lined up for kilometres greeted me but i now have ... Read more >

Last day in Mexico onto Guatamaela

Saturday, 12 Jul 2008 | Views [664]

My short day ride for once came to fruition, I was settled into a hotel in a town called Comitan by midday. The plan was to do all my banking, get Quetzals ready for Guatamaela and have my paperwork in order forthe exit of Mexico and the entry to my ... Read more >

Gallery: Last days in the USA hello Mexico

Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Monsoon Madness

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | Views [463] | Comments [4]

I headed out early the next morning towards Tucson i dont know why, but something drew me there. I found my way to a fabulous hostel called Roadrunner and a hot and tired traveller was made to feel welcome. In the next few days i really began to enjoy ... Read more >

Did I say sunshine

Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | Views [244] | Comments [1]

Leaving San Francisco was a bit sad but i know i will go back and spend more time there. It is one of the worlds wonderful cities. I removed the liner from my jacket for the first time on this trip and discarded the thermals. I crossed the Bay Bridge ... Read more >

Gallery: Southern Canada

Saturday, 7 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery

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To stay or not to stay

Saturday, 7 Jun 2008 | Views [278] | Comments [2]

I fully intend to move on the next day but the weather is awful and am invited to stay on another day, i decide to stay. It gives me an opportunity to catch up on washing and other things like haircut that i havent seemed to have time to do. After all ... Read more >

Final Day in Canada

Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Views [361] | Comments [1]

Once again wake to pouring rain and after a quick breakfast make for the border. Am escorted to the I5 by Alan, then southwards. There werent any delays crossing one pannier was checked and then once again welcomed into the US. The rain abated and i ... Read more >

Sea to Summit

Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Views [287]

I wake in Pemberton to pouring rain not looking forward to the ride into Vancouver, onwards and upwards,i then meet someone who really has got a problem as his rear suspension has disintergrated he isnt going anywhere. The mountains were shrouded in ... Read more >

Say goodbye to Alberta

Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [433] | Comments [1]

I leave Canmore in bright sunshine and head back towards Lake Louise and Banff to travel the Los Glaciers Highway to Revelstoke. Lakes and Glaciers again close to the road talk about sensory overload. Stop in Revelstoke and am going to stay on but being ... Read more >

15 hours later

Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [590]

Tyre strapped to the back i find the local yamaha dealer who will change the tyre straight away. The mechanic gets to and changes the tyre and does an oil and filter change. Finally iget away and head for Jasper a few hours away. The day is warm and ... Read more >

The tyre saga continues

Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [298]

Early start to get to the Greyhound bus terminal for my tyre and guess what it had not arrived. I waited till the next bus then when it still didnt arrive i called the bike shop and was told i had gone to Prince George 400kms or so away. So of i went ... Read more >

Gallery: Yukon to B.C.

Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Tyre comes first

Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [299] | Comments [6]

I leave Fort Nelson headed for Fort St John which is a larger town built for the gas and oil industry. Am nervous about this tyre problem and have lost any idea of what day it is, so its Sunday and no shops will be open. The plan is to camp out and find ... Read more >

Watson Lake hmm!

Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [307]

The next day was clear again if not a little cold but at least it wasnt raining. I spent the morning looking around Whitehorse very pretty by the waterfront but not much to keep me there too long. I headed south towards Watson Lake. On my morning coffee ... Read more >

Canadas Yukon

Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [243]

I reached the Canadian customs and after a few cursory questions was welcomed into Canada. If Canada is anything like Alaska i could not help but enjoy it. I rode on through rugged and beautiful terrain. There was still snow everywhere and rivers and ... Read more >

To Tok i say

Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [264]

Feeling like i had bottled out i started riding and continued in fine weather. Ominously dark clouds started appearing and a cold wind sprang up, then the rain at first a light shower then continuous and heavy with sleet at intervals. I was in between ... Read more >



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