Here’s the third and final instalment of Hat’s Guatemalan & Honduran adventures.
After a few days duelling 18 wheelers on the coastal highway (which, somewhat optimistically, I call ‘contextual riding’ or ‘underbelly touring’), we were keen to swap the frenetic … [ Read More → ]
Thanks for dropping by this site over the last year. And a special thanks to anyone who’s left comments. They’re always very much appreciated.
All the best for 2011 (-:
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Christmas celebrations (beer and juice cans) on a tropical plant.
Hat and I have been journeying along the Central American Caribbean coast in the runup to Christmas. Now though, her trip has come to an end and she’s winging her way back to the UK to spend a wintry Yule with … [ Read More → ]
I’m jumping ahead of myself a little, but here’s a quick post on the arboretum at Tela, across the border in Honduras. The botanical gardens were originally set up as an experimental station, back in 1926, by the evil United … [ Read More → ]
The rainy season is over. At last!
After a detour to the US (to air out my bronchial lungs, ride the Arizona Trail and, yes, work), followed by a trip to wonderful Cuba (for a brotherly tour), I’m on the … [ Read More → ]
More on our ride here and here.
Cuba makes an ideal introduction to bike touring: it’s easy to get refreshingly off-the-beaten-track, places to stay are well within two-wheeled striking distance, the terrain is flat(ish) and it’s very safe. Flick … [ Read More → ]
In Cuba, colour combos abound.
What an incredible country. What an amazing cycling destination. It’s hard to know even where to begin.
There’s much to report from just two weeks of travel. 21st century communist Cuba is a complex place, … [ Read More → ]
So, after my stint in the States, I’m now back in Guatemala and heading south once more. Finally!
Except that I’ve returned to Central America by way of a short visit to the Caribbean island of Cuba. It’s a country … [ Read More → ]