What is adventure? How do you know you’re having one and, more importantly, how do you know when it’s over?
Reflections on slow travel and a life of transience.
Not every moment on the road is serendipity and transcendence.
When I say that bicycle touring has changed my life I wish for the full meaning of those words to be understood.
Learning to live in the ever present now is perhaps the most valuable lesson to be learned on a bicycle.
Wherein I answer the question, among climb after endless climb, of why I am doing this.
The nature of the journey changes, kindness abounds in California, and I come close to death on a winding road in the rain.
From high desert to low. Passing through New Mexico into Arizona and beyond.
Crossing the vast nothing of the Mexico/US border region. The one where Texas tries to kill me.
What do you need to live on a bicycle for six months?