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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

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

The Performance of a Lifetime

October 2017 Live performances are legendary in China. The cast often runs into the hundreds and the budget the millions all done in custom built performance halls far out of … Continue reading

November 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Flammable Water – Kyrgyzstan- October 2017

The earth holds some pretty strange secrets and this one ranked up there. From deep underground sprang a spring which bubbles up to the surface like champagne. It’s tiny bubbles … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Salt of the Earth -Chin Tuz Sanitarium – Kyrgyzstan- October 2017 

The white hill was an anomaly among the forest covered mountains we had seen. The grasses and plants were going brown with the coming autumn but nothing grew on the … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

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