After our mountainous toils to Duitama, Alonso, Arnaud and I decided to kick back and take it easy to the next port of call, Villa de Leyva. We were ready for a day off the saddle and were looking forward … [ 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 → ]
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 → ]
Madera is en route to my next main stop, Creel, the hangout for exploring North Mexico’s fabled Copper Canyon – Baranca del Cobre. Keen to avoid the behemoth 18 wheelers that hog Mexico´s main roads , we´ve been doing our … [ Read More → ]
Once in a while on a long journey, a traveller comes across a real gem of a find. A sublime spot that strikes a resonant chord with the soul: an idyllic setting, a place to rest for the night, and … [ Read More → ]