One Hot Ride November 30th 2006 Pictures can only tell so much. The smells and humidity are always things that come back to me so quickly once I begin these tours. This trip is no different. Whether it is the smell of diesel, or the feel of 90% humidity, they will always be associated with cycle touring.
We have seen the best and worst of cycle touring over the past couple of days. Outside of the traffic in Saigon, the ridin ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
In my late twenties, I decided that I wanted to see the world, but I didn't want to make it too easy, so I decided to do it on a bike. I had taken up cycling seriously a few years prior.
In 1989-90, I cycled around the world, where I visited 5 continents, 22 countries, and logged 22,000 km. I thought that would take the travel bug out of me -- not a chance. I have been cycling in different parts of the world nearly every year since.
The one thing has been consistent with my trips has been the developing world. The colour, hospitality, food, and culture (in no ... full info