As much as I have tried to remember everyone who has helped me along the journey, I have no doubt forgotten someone.
But in name only, I promise you!###
If your name is not on the list, please send me a rudely worded message!
I think my biggest regret is that I don't have pictures of everyone.
These people have helped make this entire journey possible.
In chronological order more or less:
Jason Elliot Harris. www.3ike.es. Madrid
Supplied frame and components at a cheap price.
Mike Gate. Supplied somecomponents.
Chris Mabbot, Andy Stockdale and Paul Cowell
Bike frame tweaks and 'govvey' jobs.
Paul Morphet, Sammy Smithson and Rob Wilkinson at Stif Mountain bikes
Supply of parts and equipment.
David Cushwa and Family. 1st Warmshowers host ever, in Anchorage.
Cedric the popcorn guy at the Farmers market in Anchorage. Support and free popcorn!
Brandon the security guard at the Deadhorse camp.
Art Nugteren. Field scientist on the Dalton highway.
Cathy and Bob Anderson. Rescued me at the Arctic circle.
Duncan Edwards and Family. Warmshowers host in Fairbanks.
Tim Lezard, Brad McCartney and Lucile Viers. Cycling buddies (for about 2 miles!)
Charlotte Inman and Lulu Marshall- 1st Cycling buddies in Alaska
The crazy street preacher in the middle of nowhere. A can of drink.
Jon 'OBI' Obermeyer. The carpenter that rescued us on a very windy day Lake Kluane, Yukon
Norman and his wife in Whitehorse. Hospitality for 2 nights
Susan and Bob Drury. Warmshowers hosts in Watson Lake.
Manuel Meier. Bear guarding at Cassiar highway junction while I fixed a puncture.
Gary and Gwen Hemmerling. Who fed me a fantastic breakfast at Kinaskan park campground in BC, Canada
Lothar Shaefer and Debbie Wellwood. Warmshowers host in Smithers, BC
Isaac and Megan. Megan invited me to stay at her parents home in Austin, Texas. And Isaac in Virginina. Sadly I didn't get to his home.
Monika Shaefer. Hospitality in Jasper BC
Sebastian, Kim and Ihor. Cycling buddies in Lake Louise, BC
Curtis and Bonita Culp. Warmshowers hosts in Dunster
John and Anita Flegg. Warmshowers host in Calgary
Anna Mosolov and Pricilla Tayna. Warmshowers host in Saskatoon, SK
Cathy and Bob Anderson #2. Hospitality in Saskatoon, SK
Lady who gave me $5 for breakfast in Rosetown "It's my brothers birthday!" She said.
Ron and his partner in Fiske ( Highway 7) for giving me lunch.
Nina at the visitor centre in Humboldt
Celeste in Dauphin - Couchsurfing caravan camping
Ian Smith and Sheri Fandrey. Warmshowers host in Winnipeg
Doug and Jane - Cycling buddies across Canada.
Derek Joyce - Cycling buddy and free music download
Megan Clark. Warmshowers host in Thunder Bay
Mark, Jane, James and Jenny. Hospitality in Thunder bay
Chief Isadore Day - Serpent river people. Polite conversation and support
Jim Tilson. Warmshowers host in Little Current
Raphael and Feliciana Keyzer. Hospitality fruit farm camping in Paisley Ontario
Jim and Jake Roth. Warmshowers host in Stratford Ontario
Dan and Ruth Levack in London, Ont. Hospitality and new tyres
Andrew Ross - the mystery Warmshowers host in Missisauga
Daniel and Catherine Duffin - Hospitality in Oakville, Toronto
Mike and Joan Stoll, Niagara falls. My final hosts in Canada.
Norman and Sally Frendberg. Warmshowers host in Rochester
Pete and Hattie Beck Andersen. Warmshowers host in Skaneateles.
Mike and Linda Turner and Judy Ingalls. Warmshowers host in New Hartford.
Dan and Anita Brudos. Warmshowers host in Schenectady.
James Zadubara. Warmshowers host in Hudson, New York state
Tim White, Siji Kompanal and Pumpkin the cat. Warmshowers hosts in New York city
Melanie Rosenberg. Friendship and buying me dinner
Robert Matson. Bought me lunch in New York city
Richard Finamore and Edi Picon Finamore. Hospitality in Flowery Branch, GA.
Chris Cuthbert and Kim Chrimes. Thanks for dinner!
Jake May - Paid for a hotel, bought me dinner and and drove me a crazy distance in terrible weather, Carrolton GA
Steve and Wendy Baxter. Warmshowers hosts in Louisville Alabama and headset design
Guy and Pam Wyche. Warmshowers hosts in Andalusia AL
Justin Shanks. Warmshowers host in Foley AL
The Firemen in Mobile AL. Hospitality, food and a ride in the Ambulance.
Wendy Marmol for organising the next two hosts:
Krystal Williams. Hospitality in New Orleans LA
Solangel Dunn and Dale Dunn. Hospitality Denham Springs LA
Sarah Scott. Warmshowers host in Opelusas LA
Jennifer Andrews. Warmshowers host in Lake Charles LA
Robin and Sheila Watts. Warmshowers hosts in Kingwood TX
Carol Montgomery. Warmshowers host in Carmine TX
Megan and Joanie Bentzin. Hospitality in Austin TX
Rama Chavali. Warmshowers host in San Antonio TX
Jim Roth, Julie Redfern and Jake Roth #2. Warmshowers hosts in Tucson AZ
Brian and Angela McNeece. Warmshowers host in El Centro CA
Johnanthan Heuberger. Warmshowers host in Alpine CA
Merle Vogel. A gentleman who kindly bought me lunch, San Diego, CA
Judd and Victoria Curran. Warmshowers host in San Diego CA
Liz and Gerardo Sans. Warmshowers host in Tijuana BC
Ian Macintosh. Warmshowers host in Alisitos BC
Tomas and Carmen Valles. Warmshowers host in Ensenada BC
Hugo Salais Cycling Buddy.
Gabino, Lupita and Stefanie. Warmshowers hosts in San Quintin BC
Erick Salas and Family. Cycling hosts in El Roshario BC
Farmer at San Fernando Mission. Caravan hosting.
The very camp restaurant owner at Las Palmas truck stop - Camping
Bill Enos Couchsurfing Mulegé
Hotel in Ciudad Insurgentes - Camping in their garden as their rooms didn't have a roof! (New hotel)
Karen Arnaut.Couchsurfing in La Paz
Ina and Judith - Shark swimming buddies in La Paz
Ismael Gerardo Sanchez ad his Mother. Warmshowers hosts in Los Mochis
Emmanuel Hernadez. Warmshowers host in Culiacán
Roberto "Pinky" Joel and the Council of La Cruz de Elote. Free hotel room in the town.
The entire Salais family -Christmas 2014 celebrations
Amoldovar Bond. A truck driver who gave me food and water.
People of Rosamorada pueblo - Water and biscuits
Bernardo, Izhak and all at Casa Ciclista. Warmshowers hosts in Guadalajara, Mexico
Charlotte Inman - Cycling partner across Mexico
Dane Frost - Cycling buddy from Oregon
Ramon from the restaurant in Jamay - Camping in front of the lake
Carlos - Security at Penjamo Tequila distillery
Pedro Hernandez Monroy - Drove us to Guanajuato when Charlotte was ill.
John and David. Warmshowers hosts in San Miguel de Allende
Ricardo Castillo CS in Pachuca.
Larissa Galicia and Family. Couchsurfing host in Teotihuacan
Juan Manuel Diáz Zamora . Warmshowers host in Villahermosa.
Melissa Moseley - Contacts in Merida, Yucatan
Octavio and Farina Pakulat - Hospitality in Merida.
Celída Padilla - Host, Massage and generally being lovely.
Amanda - Head chef at Casa Catherwood
Berenice Sosa - Photos at Chen-ha Cenote
Pablo Nieto. Warmshowers host in Playa del Carmen
Javier and Clara. Warmshowers host in Playa Del Carmen.
Chloé Goulié - travelled with me to Muyil ruins near Tulum
Ana Venegas Couchsurfing host for 1 night in Tulum
Paco Sao. Warmshowers host in Chetumal
Hattieville police station - Camping next to the Police station
Nimet Dogan - Couchsurfing San Ignacio, Belize
Victoria Negreros - Hospitality in Flores, Guatemala and making me work for my camping space!
Esau Corzo - Couchsurfing Sololá, Guatemala
Margaret Dodge - Hospitality in San Felipe de Jesus, Guatemala.
Chicken spot restaurant guys in Cara Sucia, El Salvador. Free chicken meal and drink.
Juan Francisco Moreno and family. Warmshowers host in San Salvador
Ricardo in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador. Gave me a dollar for a drink.
Rodrigo Rodriguez. Couchsurfing in Managua, Nicaragua.
Wagner. A cyclist in Liberia, Costa Rica who gave me route advice.
Alejandro Guerrero. Couchsurfing in San Jose, Costa Rica. 2 nights.
Rolando Alvaredo. Warmshowers host in Santa Ana. 6 nights
Rodrigo the police man who bought me a cold drink on a hot day.
Elena Ross. Warmshowers in Quepos. (Finca Amanacer). Hospitality then later falsely accused me of theft and vandalism!
Lily and Grant. Hosting at Warmshowers Finca Amanecer.
Carolina. Who gave me some fruit at my 25,000 kilometre
Priscila Laverde and Glenda Hevia. Couchsurfing hosting in Panamá City
Maite Fenandez. Tour guide and friend of an old flatmate from Madrid.
Juan Fernando Laverde. Warmshowers in Medellín, Colombia
Maxime Fillion. Cycling buddy for the next couple of thousand km's
Devora Barrera. For not sueing me when I accidentally knocked her off her bike!
Marco Vega Ramos. Couchsurfing host in Cartagena.
Humberto Arcila Mesa. Warmshowers host in Pereira.
Jose Miguel Mora. Warmshowers in Cali. 4 nights
Jarek Castonguay. Cycling buddy
Ronald Meneses. Warmshowers host in Popayan
Daimler Muñoz and family in Timbio, Colombia. Bought us food and helped after the robbery
Alvaro Enriquez Perez Coucsurfing in Ipiales (English teacher) Rude man!
Fabio and Gaia. Travel buddies from Italy
Ozcar Hernandez, Judith, Laura and Peluche the dog. Warmshowers host in Ipiales
Daniel and Barbara. Cycling buddies from Argentina
Alex Vizcaino and her son. Couchsurfing in Ibarra
Anny Yepez and family. Couchsurfing in Ibarra
Diego Acosta. Warmshowers host in Quito
Fernando Soto. Agreed to collect a parcel for me as I waited in Quito
Elena and Paula Büettener - Tour buddies in Ecuador
Javier Cobo and Family. Warmshowers host in Latacunga
Alex Lopez in Zumbahua. (ride down the mountain to La Maná)
César Herrera - Couchsurfing in Quevedo
Jordan, Mollie and Ana in San Sebastian - Food and shower.
The lady in the restaurant at San Sebastian for letting me camp on her porch.
Cristian Saenz de Viteri - Couchsurfing in Guayaquil
Angelo the cocoa farmer in Tamarindo (ride up the mountain in the dark)
Pedro Astudillo and family - Couchsurfing in Cuenca
David Ryan - Cycling buddy through Ecuador and Peru
Tom Devlin-Mahoney - Cycling buddy through Ecuador and Peru.
Police in Yangana - Camping
Police in Namballe - Camping
Cristian and "el Ingeniero" - Ride to Celendin
Milena and Stefanie Alva in Couchsurfing hosts in Cajamarca
Oliver and Vilma Couchsurfing hosts in Baños de los Incas
Sabrina Leonor - Warmshowers in Trujillo, Peru
Chris Westgard - Couchsurfing in Lima, Peru
Edgardo - Couchsurfing host in Nasca, Peru
The staff at the Pampas Galeras research station. Hospitality.
Claire Heath and Dave Levick - Assistance in Cusco
Shima-San - Cycling buddy in Bolivia
Paul Dupleitch. Warmshowers host in Oruro, Bolivia
John, Beatrice and Elliot #1 - Cycling buddies in Bolivia.
Grace Donovan - Couchsurfing host in Antofagasta
Diego Simon and friends - Warmshowers in Tal Tal, Chile
Toly and Alejandra Roget - Couchsurfing in Copiapo, Chile
Jean Holloway - Warmshowers host in La Serena, Chile
Fernanda and Javiera. Hospitality in Viña del Mar
Raphael Figueroa - Warmshowers host in Santiago
Christopher Herbekian and Camila - Hospitality in Santiago
Lucas German - Hospitality in Mendoza, Argentina
Milagros Perez and Agus Pelliza - Hospitality in Cordóba
The entire Pelliza family for looking after me over Christmas and New Year 2015/16. Gracias!
Bomberos in Almafuerte - Camping organised for free
Ignacio Galeto and Clara - Hospitality in Rio cuarto
Leoncio Eder - Couchsurfing in Vicuña Mackenna
Romina Paola and family Couchsurfing in Toay
The Family at the campsite at Casa de Piedras who invited me to their barbeque
Guillermo Peralta - Warmshowers host in General Roca
Camilo Risso - Warmshowers host in Neuquén
Flor y Nahue - Emergency Couchsurfing in Junin de los Andes
The farmer and family who let me camp in the corner of their field.
Ricardo Rizzo and Pili - Hospitality in Villa la Angostura
Esteban Coco - Warmshowers host in San Carlos de Bariloche
Fabian Daniluk and family - Organised hospitality in El Bolson
Lucas Cárdenas. Hospitality in El Hoyo
John Beatrice and Elliot #2. Camping under the bridge near Esquel.
Vanesa Vasque. Couchsurfing in Coyhaique.
The Hotel owner in Los Antiguos. For helping when I was short of cash.
Facundo Soto Couchsurfing in Perito Moreno
Lady in the camp site in Gobernador Gregores - Free camping.
The Puma hunters in the wilds of Patagonia. Food and Camping.
The truck driver who insisted I take a ride as I was unable to even walk into the wind. Tres Lagos, Patagonia
Mauro and Lucy. Brazilian cycling buddies I met in Porvenir
The family at Estancia Sara. Tierra del Fuego. Food and water.
Nancy Perez. Couchsurfing in Rio Grande
Panaderia La Union. Free hospitality for cyclists. And excellent pastries!
Osvaldo Fernández and family Warmshowers hosts in Ushuaia
Glenda Hevia. CS host in Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Agustín and Mailen. Warmshowers host in Buenos Aires.
Ana, Bruno and Mutthilda. Warmshowers host in Lisbon, Portugal
Oscar Garcia and Laura Conde. Hospitality in Huelva.
Matteo Zennaro and Luca. Hospitality in Madrid.
To be updated.....I haven't quite finished yet!