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January 1st, 2013 | Africa

Seasons Greetings to All, Rounding up 2012…

To all my friends and family and the many wonderful people I have met around the world over the past three years, I wish you all a spectacular and successful 2013, and trust that you had a restful and peaceful festive season… I managed to “down tools” for a few days and spent time with […]

May 14th, 2012 | Belize

Belting thru Belize…

Made a 700 km, ten-hour ride from Flores Island in Guatemala, through Belize, and into Mexico…!! I arrived in Playa del Carmen just before sunset, and had a happy reunion with Roberto Martinez, who I had last seen in Buenos Aires in February… Mexico is the 99th country on my World Tour…!! I am still […]

May 12th, 2012 | Central America


The news of my friend’s death last night, has brought about a mood of reflection and introspection… I have sat looking out over the lake for hours this morning, thinking about my journey and all the good fortune I have been blessed with… Not only have I stayed relatively healthy, but I have also avoided […]

May 11th, 2012 | Central America

Tribute to Kenny Hadden….

It is with enormous sadness that I received news of the death of Kenny Hadden, a fellow adventure rider with whom I have communicated often over the past few years… Although we had never met in person, I was looking forward to sharing a beer with him when my journey ends… Kenny was tragically killed […]

May 11th, 2012 | Central America

Ticking off Tikal…!!

So…. What have you guys done today…?? I spent the morning rambling around the Mayan ruins of Tikal in the jungles of Guatemala… As you do on a Friday…!! From the wet patches on my T-shirt in the photo above, you might be led to assume that it was hot…!! You’d be dead right…!! More […]

May 10th, 2012 | Central America

Sailing thru El Salvador and Galloping into Guatemala…

Had my longest ride in Central America so far, covering 675 km, but taking almost 15 hours to do it in…!!  I was up at 5.00 am and left San Miguel at 6.00 am… Despite the early start and the short distance to San Salvador, it still took over two hours to ride the 145 […]