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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 […]

December 20th, 2012 | Africa

Tomorrow’s the day…!!

I have spent the last few evenings sorting through the many files on my laptop in order to save stuff I wanted, and delete the stuff I no longer felt I needed… After so many years on the road, I have accumulated reams of notes about things I either wrote about or places I had […]

June 20th, 2012 | Mexico

By now, you know how this works…!!

Having recently had little time, and with vision usually too blurred to write, I have not been able to keep up to date with my scribblings…!! Now that I am safely ensconced in the peace and quiet of Patricia’s apartment on Parrot Cay, I can once again turn my attention to updating my “Journal of […]

June 13th, 2012 | Mexico

Hot Ride to One Hundred…!!

Today has been a very special day for me on my journey around the world… When I crossed over into the USA from Mexico this afternoon, it marked the 100th country on my tour…!! This has been one of the many goals I set for myself when I left South Africa at the end of […]

June 12th, 2012 | Mexico

The Juaria of Hermosillo…

There was just the one road running north towards Hermosillo, and it led through the hot and windless Sonoran Desert… But this was not the typical desert that i had expected… It was more like the Kalahari back in Southern Africa; flat, fairly featureless….and hot…!! My abiding memory of the ride was the blazing heat…!! […]

June 11th, 2012 | Mexico

Los Mochis and the Baja Bikers…

The media attention I received in Mazatlan had taken up much of the morning, and I had left the city at noon… You know…, the coolest time of the day…!! By the time I got to Culiacan, over 200 km to the north, I was thankful that I did not have any Tattoo’s, because I […]