Meeting Liam and Claire again by chance was one of the strangest things that has happened to me so far on my trip. Was just riding along a very quiet back road in Costa Rica when a jeep drove past, stopped and shouted out my name. It was Claire and Liam. I first met them in Salta, in northern Argentina. Like me they had ridden up from Ushuaia, on their honeymoon (not like me). So was pretty amazing to bump into them at random in Costa Rica. Spent New Year with them and Elaine and Ron (Claire´s mum and dad) and a lot of kitesurfers in Puerto Soley, Costa Rica.
San Carlos (Costa Rica) Comitan de Dominguez (Mexico) January 31st 2007 Huehuetenango sounds like an Abba song. It is a town in western Guatemala. I arrive after three days of crawling up and down a rugged mountain range known as the Sierra de Los Cuchumaines. In those three days I have only travelled 160 km but it has been hard work. Although most of the road has just been paved the gradients are the steepest I have ridden so far on my trip. Guatemalan civil enginee ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » San Cristobal de las Casas The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... 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