CYCLE TOUR - THE MEANING OF LIFE April 27th 2010 "Behind us lay the whole of America and everything I had previously known about life... We had finally found a magic land at the end of the road and we never had dreamed the extent of the magic."
Jack Kerouac - On the Road
The Meaning of Life
Jack may have found his “magic” in the 1950s classic On the Road, but I’m still searching for mine after 5,500k ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland » Ponsonby The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
A LATTE SIPPING, PONSONBY DWELLER GOES ADVENTURING BY BICYCLE
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THE BIG PLAN
I made a solo cycle ride from one end of New Zealand to the other over the southern summer - 2009/10. I kept off the busy highways as much as possible, and even managed a few 4WD tracks in some of the more remote corners of the country. I finished on 9 April 2010 and returned home ... full info