Day 8 Back to the lower 48 US states June 5th 2015 Distance driven today: 377 miles / 607 km
Cumulative distance driven: 2,590 miles / 4,168 km
Today’s trip: Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Helena, Montana, USA
International border crossings: 1
Today was a long, but otherwise pretty uneventful riding day. I left Calgary in the morning, and got a bit surprised over the intense morning traffic while I was driving through the city. Af ... read more
North America » United States » Montana » Helena Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
We are a dad and a daughter from Seattle on a double mission; to help a small part of the world increase its digital literacy, and at the same time ride the PanAmerican highway. Hence our name "Ride the world for reading"! We are both passionate about literacy and education, each in our own way, and this trip is our way of giving back to society in a way that combines our two passions, i.e. adventure travelling and education.
We plan to ride our BMW GS 1200 Adventure motorcycle from Fairbanks Alaska to Ushuaia in southern Argentina. The PanAmerican highway is the wo... full info