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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 […]

April 30th, 2012 | Colombia

Bogged Down in Bogota…!!

I have now finally completed all the posts I wanted to write, which detail my rides through South America…. Click on the following links to see what I’ve been up to…or down to in certain cases…!! “Leaving Lima and the Ride to Huaraz…” The “Pasto Ruri Glacier…” “Houston…!! It’s us again…!! My Birthday Ride…!!” “Huanchaco […]

April 28th, 2012 | Colombia

Five Down, One to Go…!!

Bogota, Colombia, is my final stop in South America… On Monday morning, at dawn’s crack, I will fly to Panama to begin the final leg of my journey around the world… I will have spent exactly 100 days in South America, visited 9 countries and ridden 22 150 km on this continent… Today, I spent […]

April 25th, 2012 | Colombia

Last ride in South America…!! Cali to Bogota…

Although I stayed up late to work on a few of my old posts, by midnight I was still stumbling around the room, trying not to wake Fabio and Tom, who were sound asleep… I realised that I would have to allocate more time than I had planned, to make some headway, and resolved to […]

April 23rd, 2012 | Colombia

The Ride to Cali… Sometimes the Road is King…!!

We were up early, and wanted to get on the road as quickly as possible… Our plans were somewhat thwarted by the deep slumber of our hosts…!! Fabio and I got the bikes out into the street, and we loaded all our gear and were ready to ride, but still the house and the rooms […]

April 22nd, 2012 | Colombia

Calling Colombia…!!

Leaving Quito early on a Sunday morning, meant that we had little of the traffic that the city is renowned for, to contend with…!! We all refueled just a short distance from Ramiro’s house, and I advised my friends that “this tank will take me all the way to Pasto”, which was only 360 km […]