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Squamish to Sunshine Coast Trail

Vancouver July 2018 Growing up in Vancouver, I had always assumed the Sunshine Coast was an island. In my mind, anything that is only accessible by ferry had to be … Continue reading

July 16, 2018 · 2 Comments

A Sprint Across France

June 2018 – France It’s 861 kilometres from Marseille to Ghent in Belgium if you are a crow and you fly straight. Crows never seem to fly straight and cyclists … Continue reading

June 30, 2018 · 1 Comment

A Grand Traverse

France – May 2018 I had ridden to the Lyon airport from London; Jon had flown. I had a heavy pannier laden touring bike with slicks; Jon had a carbon … Continue reading

June 23, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Muddy Mosquito Plagued Mediterranean

France – June 2018 Jon’s bike slowed and he began to wobble despite his best riding efforts. Then he just stopped and fell over into the mud; thick goopy sticky … Continue reading

June 21, 2018 · 1 Comment

Paris Routine

April 2018 The Louvre? That’s close. Never been. The Eiffel Tower? I went years ago. Take the stairs and avoid the lines. Once is enough. Instead routine. The morning is … Continue reading

May 14, 2018 · 2 Comments

London to Paris Moments by bicycle

Gatwick—> Newhaven —> Portsmouth —> Caen —> Dieppe—> Paris   Leaving Gatwick  Putting together a bicycle in an airport is one of the joys in life.  The satisfaction of making … Continue reading

May 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Queen of the Curve

March 2018 – New Taipei City Dame Zaha Hadid is probably the least known celebrated architect. Both an Iraqi and British citizen she became the first woman to win one … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

An Abandoned Water Park

January 2018 – somewhere near Taipei There was still toilet paper in the bathrooms. It had been three years since the waterpark had closed down but there was still toilet … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · 3 Comments

High Security Patrols – Arrested?

October 2017 It’s not unusual to see a small battalion of police walking up the street. Usually there are six or seven in single file each armed with something. The … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Short Taxi Ride

October 2017 My hotel is only 2.5 km from the airport. I had planned to walk. My plane should have landed at 6pm but it was more like 10:30 after … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · 3 Comments

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