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Coyhaique, Chile

6th February 2018

Halfway through the Carreterra Austral, great mountain and forest scenery.

Chaiten, Chile

29th January 2018

Getting into the Carreterra Austral and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Melipeuco, Chile

18th January 2018

Visiting the lakes area of southern Chile. Beautiful countryside with volcanoes, lakes and Monkey Puzzle trees.

San Juan, Argentina

20th December 2017

Having a welcome break off the bikes with an 8 day stopover in San Juan(near Mendoza) for Christmas.

Uyuni, Bolivia

17th November 2017

Enjoying the remote spaces of Bolivia

La Paz, Bolivia

2nd November 2017

Excited to be heading for the remote Altiplano region of Bolivia.

Ayacucho, Peru

3rd October 2017

Working our way through the Central Highlands of Peru.

Huaraz, Peru

19th September 2017

Enjoying the tall peaks of the Cordillera Blanca

Cajamarca, Peru

28th August 2017

Having a welcome rest in the lovely city of Cajamarca. 

Jaen, Peru

22nd August 2017

Still following the Andes in northern Peru but so far not so steep as Ecuador.

Zumbahua, Ecuador

1st August 2017

Labouring through the spectacular mountainous terrain of Ecuador. Scenery matched only by the pain in the legs.

Pasto, Colombia

17th July 2017

In the far south of Colombia and heading for the Ecuadorian border.

Ananzazu, Colombia

26th June 2017

Climbing through stupendous mountains a bit south of Medellin. Great mountain scenery, Dairy farms, coffee plantations.

San Jose, Costa Rica

16th May 2017

A couple of weeks off to visit family in Oz

Bijagoua, Costa Rica

4th May 2017

Beautiful tropical forests and wildlife

Leon, Nicaragua

14rd April 2017

Still hot but resting up and looking around Leon

Lago de Yojoa, Honduras

3rd April 2017

Suffering the heat in Honduras. Camping at D&D Breweries, a surprising place with it’s own beer brews in a jungle atmosphere.

Fronterra Corozal, Mexico

14th March 2017

Last night in Mexico. Crossing into Guatemala tomorrow.

Chiapa de Corzo, Mexico

4th March 2017

A surprisingly relaxed and pretty town adjacent to the bustling city of Tuxtla Gutierrez in the state of Chiapas.


20th February 2017

A popular tourist town due to the old colonial architecture.

Amecameca (just east of Mexico City)

10th February 2017

Resting up after escaping the clutches of Mexico City. Planning some quieter routes through Mexico.

Mexico City

26th January 2017

Preparing for our trip to Cuba. Flying out on 27th for two weeks.

Zacatecas, Mexico

18th January 2017

Enjoying some time in this picturesque historical city. 

Durango, Mexico

13th January 2017

Climbing inland from the coast at Mazatlan

La Paz, Baja Peninsula, Mexico

5th January 2017

Finished the Baja Peninsula. Having a break in La Paz then catching the ferry to mainland Mexico.

Vizcaino, Baja Peninsula, Mexico

23rd December 2016

Heading for our Christmas Break at San Ignacio tomorrow

Bahai de Los Angeles, Baja Peninsula, Mexico

17th December 2016

Stopping for a break on the beach on the Sea of Cortez.

San Felipe, Baja Peninsula, Mexico

8th December 2016

Entered Mexico at Tecate and crossed the Baja Peninsula to San Felipe on the Sea of Cortez.

Seligman, Arizona, USA

17th November 2016

On Route 66

Grand Canyon (South Rim), Arizona, USA

14th November 2016

Hiked down to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and up again…fantastic.

Escalante, Utah, USA

2nd November 2016

Just left Bryce Canyon and heading into remote areas for a week or two.

Page, Arizona, USA

28th October 2016

Just awesome canyon country including Grand Canyon Nth Rim.

Kanab, Utah, USA

21st October 2016

Just visited the Zion Canyon and now heading for the north rim of the Grand Canyon in a couple of days.

St George, Utah, USA

15th October 2016

At the gateway to canyon country….Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon plus Monument Valley all coming up in the next few weeks.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

11th October 2016

Into the bright lights of Las Vegas. Three nights of hotel accommodation, casinos, concerts and other fluff.

Springville, California, USA

1st October 2016

Nearing the southern end of the Sierras and soon into the deserts and Las Vegas.

Lee Vining, Galifornia USA

19th Septemer 2016

At the gateway to Yosemite. Heading in there tomorrow.

Graeagle, California, USA

14th September 2016

Now into California and the High Sierras. Heading for Lake Tahoe and then Yosemite in the next couple of weeks.

Bend, Oregon, USA

1st September 2016

Arrived at Dewey and Bonnie’s place for a couple of days rest.

Yakima, Washington State, USA

12th August 2016

Arrived at Anne and Dan’s place for a week off the bike. Time to clean up our gear and bikes for the next stage.

Lake Chelan, Washington State, USA

9th August 2016

Into sunny skies. Drier country and great bike touring

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

31st July 2016

An easy ride into Vancouver and 4 days looking around. Looking forward to seeing the sites. Lower 48, here we come.

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

25th July 2016

Having a couple of luxurious nights with Warm Showers hosts – Bob and Joan

Sicamous, British Columbia, Canada

24th July 2016

Sunny skies are back and roads are busy. Soon onto quieter roads.

Golden, British Columbia, Canada

20th July 2016

Just finished riding the ‘Icefields Parkway’. Great scenery and lots of tourists. Now looking forward to a couple of rest days and heading for Vancouver in a week or so. Weather is fining up so fingers crossed this is the end of our wet spell.

McBride – Canada

13th July 2016

Almost to Jasper NP and looking forward to some spectacular mountain scenery.

Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

9th July 2016

Currently riding the long and busy Yellowhead Hwy, heading for Jasper and the Icefields Parkway to Banff

Haines – Alaska

24th June 2016

Arrived in the port town of Haines, ready to jump on the ferry south to Juneau tomorrowArrived in the port town of Haines, ready to jump on the ferry south to Juneau tomorrow

Deadhorse – Alaska

9th June 2016


Made it as far north as the road will take us ….. Prudhoe Bay, 800k, 8.5 days from Fairbanks


And now to get warm, clean and fed ….. rewards after a brutal ride up the Dalton Highway


The Dalton Highway is all about the oil pipeline that crosses Alaska from the Arctic Ocean at Prudhoe Bay to Valdez in the south


Continuous hills through the boreal forest south of the Arctic Circle


It gets pretty spectacular as you cross the Brooks Range over Atigun Pass


Okay, first dig your way out of the tent, then dig your bike out of the snow ….. around 20cm of snow overnight at Happy Valley

Anchorage – Alaska

Gaye’s first bear encounter

12th May 2016

Arrived in Anchorage with bikes, BOBs & bodies largely unscathed. Alaskans sure are friendly – we hadn’t even got past Honolulu Airport before we got chatting to an Alaskan native who was quick to advise that Alaska kills more tourists than any other US state(!) He gave us a comprehensive rundown on the ways that we were likely to meet our demise … bear attack, bad tempered moose, toxic flesh eating plants, drunken drivers etc etc. Luckily the first bear we met was very benign (see photo). But just in case, we have loaded up with a bear horn (scare bear away if undeterred by my singing), bear spray (if bear is close enough for this to be effective you’re probably dead of fright anyway), and bear- proof food storage bags (to avoid having to fight bear for possession of precious food supplies).

After a few days checking out the town and preparing our gear we expect to head off on Monday, via Glennallen and into the Wrangell-St Elias National Park …