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August 9th, 2013 | Canada

Bad Weather and Blind Ferry Captains…

After a week spent on Prince Edward Island, I am back in Nova Scotia, with hopes of getting to Newfoundland. I arrived in Cape Breton last night, and today the weather has closed in, with heavy rain forecast over the next few days… To make matters worse, one of the three ferries that service Newfoundland […]

March 29th, 2012 | Bolivia

Out of Bolivia and into Peru…

By the time I had left La Paz, I figured that the remainder of the day would be straightforward… I had dealt with the traffic and the petrol “crisis”, so how much more excitement could there be ahead…?? Well, turns out there would be plenty of it…!! The road surface improved after the much pot-holed […]

January 15th, 2012 | Argentina

The Ride to Ushuaia…

Our ferry was due to leave Punta Arenas at 9.30am, and we still had to buy our tickets…!! If we missed this ferry, the next one was due two days later, and spending another a few days in Punta Arenas was not an option we were willing to consider…!! Our bikes were ready and loaded […]

January 15th, 2012 | Argentina

Let the record reflect….

…that at 8.15 pm, today the 15th of January 2012, a determined man, and his eager machine, reached “Fin del Mundo”, The End of the World…!! USHUAIA…!! Yet another dream realised, another milestone reached on the Gypsy Biker World Tour…!! This one will be remembered for the adverse weather conditions we faced today, the new […]