The Arctic Circle – Our final frontier …….

15 Jun

For over a week we had been waiting for the Dalton Highway to re-open after the flooding and finally we were in Fairbanks, the jump off point for the Highway. Jim went off to see Dan Armstrong at Adventure Cycleworks click … 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 »

Quite a week…. Colombia to Panama

8 Apr

Our last week in Colombia was spent in the atmospheric city of Cartagena. The old historic and preserved quarter rubs shoulders with the not so well preserved quarter of Getsemani, which we had made home for the week. It was … Read More »

The people you meet – 2 (& info for bikers in Cali, Columbia)

16 Mar

Last November we wrote a blog post entitled ‘The people you meet 1’; we anticipated that we may return to the subject and so we have. There’s a culture within motorcycling of helping other bikers. You get it in Europe … Read More »

The Middle of the World

8 Mar

Ecuador was to provide us with another milestone. We exchanged our 110 horse power for 2 horse power, one each. Jim, feeling like Clint Eastwood but bearing little resemblance other than in his own imagination, took to a horse for … Read More »