The desert is not quite how I imagined it. Images of intensely dry heat, sand dunes and camels and scenes from Lawrence of Arabia spring to mind. It’s a lot more diverse.
I woke early, slightly nervous about crossing the border. For two reasons, the time limit issues I had when arriving in the USA. If they were repeated, would seriously disrupt my plans, and
Crossing the northern Sonoran desert represents an intimidating and almost terrifying challenge for me personally. It's not the animals, the isolation, the heat, even riding on the interstate. But for me, the 'possible'
I have spent the past week with Jim and Julie at their home in Tucson Arizona while I sorted out the fiasco of my missing bike and waited for a package from home.
Greyhound lost my bike! It's gone, just gone. Despite being in a huge box, with a tracking number and putting it onto the bus myself, it was taken off somewhere along the line
Water towers sprout like giant mushrooms above the treeline. White painted, domed, alien and many in number are visible as I look down over the Colorado river valley. I am approaching Austin Texas.
As before, I am not meticulous about keeping all the facts and figures of my ride. I ride for the views, people, food and freedom And with the messing around of getting on
Photos of my time in and around New Orleans. Many thanks to my host Krystal for showing me round the city and for my friend Wendy for organising it initially. Banana plants with
On the morning I was due to leave Foley, I called in at Justin's bike shop East shore cycles to adjust my now damaged headset. We spoke about the route ahead. My plan
"Let me know if you are coming to Atlanta Georgia..." A message popped up on my phone from Chris. An old work colleague and friend I hadn't seen in years. I
Here are a few photos of my trip around New York city. For those that have never visited, I would heartily recommend a visit. Keep an open mind and purge yourself of the
"I am not going to reset your visa and if you want to extend it, you need to make a formal application in writing" Well, that was it. 10 years of