Cycle Touring

3 years travel

3 Years Traveling

3 Years Traveling Today marks the end of  3 years traveling and the start of my 4th year on the road. What started as a one year sabbatical from my job as a Police Officer to cycle and hike around Tasmania and...

Mexican Beaches – Equals Relaxation

It has been over a year since my senses felt the pleasure of being at the beach. The smell of the salt air or the warm ocean water. The beautiful people walking arm in arm along the sand while watching the suns...
Monte Alban Oaxaca

The waiting game in Oaxaca

Long term traveling is not for the impatient person. Either that, or it teaches patience. One expired credit card and another about to expire had me laid up in a cozy hostel for two weeks. I was playing the wai...
Climbing La malinche

Climbing La Malinche Volcano in Mexico

Just outside the thriving Mexican metropolis of Puebla in Mexico, there are a ring volcanoes waiting to be climbed.  After careful consideration I decided that I would be climbing La Malinche with my bicycle. A...
cycling aztec roads

Cycling the Aztec Roads

It was an old road, of that I was certain. Could it be that I was cycling the Aztec Roads. The cobbled stones were carefully laid in such a way to make cycling difficult. Motorised travel was a repair shops dre...
Bucarelli

Cycling to Bucarelli

Cycling to Bucarelli was the highlight of my last couple of weeks on the bicycle. I've completed a lovely 950km circuit of the Huesteca and Sierra Gorda region of Mexico. And visited some of the most amazing pl...

Waterfalls of the Huesteca

The waterfalls of the Huesteca are numerous. Places like Tamul falls, Puente de Dios, Tamasopo falls and more. I was faced with the hard decision of which waterfalls not to visit. A look at the map revealed tha...

Cave of Swallows

My cycle trip to The Cave of Swallows was inspired by watching documentaries. They have in many ways inspired the journey that I am currently on. Hiking and Cycling the most amazing places on the Planet. Many y...

Cycling Huesteca Jalpan to Xilitla

I'm leaving the Sierra Gorda and cycling the Huesteca region. I didn't want to leave Jalpan. In my previous life I had rare days when I didn't want to go to work. I know I'm not the only one. We all have them f...

Mountain Biking from Pinal to Jalpan

I don't normally like large crowds. I was surrounded by 400 people on mountain bikes. We were Mountain Biking from Pinal to Jalpan. It was an event organised by Dardo4sierragorda.com. The small mountain town of...

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