From one Desert to Another. Crossing the Salar de Uyuni and The Atacama.

I’ve made it to Santiago after crossing the World’s driest desert, The Atacama. I’m currently in the huge home of two awesome Canadian embassy workers and avid cyclists, Dave and Helene, resting up before I start the journey south, towards my final destination. It will take roughly 7 days to get to the last city … More From one Desert to Another. Crossing the Salar de Uyuni and The Atacama.

La Ruta de los Volcanes to the Peruvian Desert

It’s been 9 days since I left the comforts of Cuence where I’d been recovering from a bout of food poisoning. I’m now up in the lofty heights of Huaraz, Peru, 3000 metres above sea level and surrounded by the glistening white peaks of the Cordillera Blancha mountains. I rolled into Ecuador, knowing that from all the … More La Ruta de los Volcanes to the Peruvian Desert

Cycling the ‘Trampolin de la Muerte’ (Death’s Trampoline). Vive Colombia!

I’m currently in the border town of Impales, getting a few things sorted before heading across into Ecuador tomorrow. Its a bittersweet feeling heading south as I’m excited to see what the roads of Ecuador have to offer but I’m sad to be leaving behind my favourite country of the journey so far. Colombia is … More Cycling the ‘Trampolin de la Muerte’ (Death’s Trampoline). Vive Colombia!

Costa Rica to Colombia. Getting around the ‘Darien Gap’

I’m writing this about two days ride out from the Colombian capital of Bogota. It took a day of travel to get around the Darien Gap and 3 days of riding to the starting point before I began to drop down south again, to begin the second part of this journey.   The story picks … More Costa Rica to Colombia. Getting around the ‘Darien Gap’