Nazca (Peru) to Trujillo (Peru) September 25th 2006 Aye in the catelogue ye go for men
Going up a long yellow-green curve of Altiplano I see him,
Chase instinct triggered
A well-used toilet brush torpedoes towards me.
Bandits at three o´clock!
Chest steady, legs thump through dust,
Chaotic fronds of mangy brown hair
Focussed on pursuit.
Still a hundred yards away yet closing in earnest.
Flanked by two others, he is the emperor of this humble pa ... read more
South America » Peru » La Libertad » Trujillo Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
I cycled from, Ushuaia, the most southern point in Argentina to, Deadhorse, the most northern point in Alaska, United States. It was amazing. Took me just over 18 months.
During this trip I have made 23 entries into my travel journal on this blog. I also have a website pushonnorth.com which has maps of my route on it. If you have any questions or comments about cycle touring in Latin America why not send me an email, or even better, use the cycle touring travelblog forum that has been set up on travelblog?
Have also been trying to raise money for Medecins Sans Frontieres. I raised 8,5... full info