Tag Archives: Surly Troll

El Huevito’s Bristolian Overnighter (amongst wild garlic and fairies)

For this little nugget of a ride, we dipped into Bristol’s pretty greenbelt fringes, making our way to the petite and idyllic Bourton Coombe. On a carpet of wild garlic – and possibly amongst a family of fairies – we …

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Quilatoa Loop, Ecuador; a family bicycle ride.

Bus to Latacongua/Zumbahua then bike Quilatoa – Chugchillan – Isinlivi – Toacaso

Back in Ecuador…

So… despite the ride being officially ‘over’, I’ve found myself back in South America once more. It seems I can’t escape this continent. A free …

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Loja to San Ignacio, Peru; a muddy Ecuadorian exit.

Tortoise-like internet connections and a temperamental Mac are hampering blog updates these days. I’m now settled in to my guesthouse in Cajamarca, resting up after crossing the border into Peru, the first instalment of which is recounted here – an …

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Heading for the Foothills: Alburquerque, NM.

A retropost…

Whenever I visit a new city, it’s become second nature that I find myself scrutinising its provision for cyclists and access to public transport – basically, its feasibility for car-free living.

In the UK I’m lucky enough to …

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Short days and long nights: a brief stint in the Pacific North West.

It might seem like I’ve lost some of my southerly focus… Over the last few weeks, I’ve been bouncing around the Pacific North West, visiting friends and acquiring a new US visa – with plans to perhaps stall my onward …

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