El Zotz

Lost in the Jungle – El Zotz to Tikal

I had a plan. It was to cycle through the remote Guatemalan jungle to the famed ruins of Tikal via the little known ruins of El Zotz. I was unable to find any information to confirm if it was possible. The best...

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

There is a special place in Mexico called the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. It's located in the high mountains that border the states of Michoacán and Mexico State. It's a UNESCO world heritage site and ...

Day 104 The Wonders of Night Hiking

  30th July 2015 Mileage 25.5 Etna (1606.4) to Caves Camp (1631.9) Several days of rest and recreation had made me soft. Despite being very motivated to be back in trail my body was questioning why...

Canada by the numbers and in photos

Cycling across the plateau near Eagle Plains on the Dempster Hwy In 11 weeks, I Cycled 3654km, Hiked 132km, Canoed 715km, many friendships and I have memories that I will cherish for a lifetime. Thank you Can...
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Cycling the East Coast of Vancouver Island

Black Bear checking me out Cycling out of Telegraph Cove with a threat of yet more rain a curious Black Bear stops in front of me on the road to check me out. Its not the first time this has happened. In fa...
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The Whales of Telegraph Cove

Bubble net feeding Humpback Whale of Telegraph Cove, Canada. Telegraph Cove is well known for its great Whale Watching. I really wanted to experience the area by Sea Kayak but my inability to provide paperw...

Searching for Spirit Bears and Glaciers

Salmon Glacier Spirit Bears (or Kemode Bears) are those rarest of Black Bears that live in the coastal rainforests of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada. A common place to see them is said to be around the t...

Cycling the Cassier Hwy

Bear glacier, not far from Stewart / Hyder. Its all downhill from here. It was late in the afternoon when I reached my final destination of the small twin town of Stewart BC and Hyder Alaska. Earlier in the d...

Cycling the Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay

Waiting out the wind and storms on the North slope of the Dalton Hwy  Cycling the Dalton Highway- Beginning of the end   I stood on the still frozen Arctic Ocean contemplating the toughest energy sapping...

Biking and Hiking Denali National Park, well almost!

Grizzly Bear in Denali National Park We slept in the Bearproof food storage locker in Wonder Lake, escaping the snow and freezing winds, it was not part of the plan, but nature had other ideas. We were not th...