This is an overview of the route I took through Central America, with links to the relevant blog posts – where you can find more details and notes. The countries are also individually archived within the Central America blog category. …[ Read More → ]
Figuring out a way of reaching South America is a conumdrum all two wheelers face on their journey south.
Why? Because the Panamerican Highway peters out a couple of hundred clicks west of Panama City. Beyond, a chunk of largely …[ Read More → ]
I’ve let the blog slide a little of late… I’ll try and catch up while I rest here in Cartagena, Colombia (the fearsome cough has returned with a vengeance), get my wisdom teeth pulled (bargain, at $30 a pop) and …[ Read More → ]
For words and pictures on the ride from Mocoron to the Atlantic coast in Nicaragua and down to Granada, just click on one of the bananas below…[ Read More → ]
I’ve filed away another blog post from my time in Honduras’ Moskitia. Find it by clicking on the delicious fried yukka treats below…
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For the cyclist, there’s good and bad news.
Let’s get the bad stuff out the way… The northern swathe of the Nicoya Peninsula is overdeveloped with resorts and pocked with private, gated communities, foreign-owned complexes completely cut off from the …[ Read More → ]
I’ve spent the last week riding incredible dirt roads around the very edge of Costa Rica’s fabled Nicoya Peninsula.
I’ll be catching up with a full blog post soon. Both the good – a near endless string of gorgeous, often …[ Read More → ]
I’ve now crossed into tropical Costa Rica. Tucked in between Nicaragua, Panama, the Pacific and the Caribbean, it’s country famed as much for the richness in its ecological biodiverstity as that of its US retirees, who have migrated south to …[ Read More → ]
Inevitably, things break.
Although I wouldn’t say I mistreat my kit, I do push it hard, simply by putting it through thousands of kilometres of – at times – torturously rough terrain. Over a long trip like this, conditions include …[ Read More → ]
This last week has seen something of a change in my usual cycle touring routine. Biking with a 15 month baby will do that, it seems…[ Read More → ]