The final drive

17 Sep

Jim’s bit …… Something feels wrong but I can’t put my finger on it. It almost feels like the wheels are egg shaped or very slightly buckled. Must be the road surface surely? Probably a bit ‘bouncy’ – it happens. … Read More »

The Alaska Marine Highway – The Inside Story on The Inside Passage

24 Jun

Alaska motto – North to the future. One of the many highlights for us on this trip has been the various ferry journeys we’ve undertaken with Bertie. They’ve all been memorable for one reason or another but none have been … Read More »

Alaska at last

5 Jun

  Our trek through Canada has taken us through Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon, all vast open spaces. Taking the eastern access highway,  2 days riding from Edmonton saw us reach the official start of the Alaska Highway at … Read More »

Time zones, Mexico and the Baja Peninsula

11 May

Firstly, apologies to our readers. This post should have gone up before ‘Culture shock USA – whoops, out of sequence, slap on wrist Jim ! Day 189…30,045 kms (by Jenny) Mexico has 3 time zones. Somehow we missed that bit … Read More »

Bordering on insanity?

25 Apr

(this post is a little longer than most – just in case you want to make a coffee before reading it) It is well known amongst overland travellers with vehicles that Central American border crossings are a challenge. There are … Read More »