1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

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1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Kapalasa » 11 Jun 2019, 7:59pm

I'm currently about 100 miles outside Mexico City, very nearly one year into my bicycle tour from Rio de Janeiro to Vancouver, Canada. I chose not to do the "traditional" route of Alaska/Patogonia as I simply don't enjoy cold weather. Latin America is amazing, mainly due to the incredible people here. My latest blog is here if anyone wants to take a look :D
www.teampieusa.wordpress.com
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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby colin54 » 12 Jun 2019, 10:13am

Excellent and funny blog, wishing you continued safe and happy travels.

Who knew you could get bottles of Spa Cycles water in Mexico?!

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Tangled Metal » 12 Jun 2019, 1:14pm

I once worked with a lass who wanted to cycle the americas full length unsupported. Long time ago and I believe she would have been the first female if she had managed it. Although she was trying to get a film production company to make a documentary of the trip. She figured it might make it safer somehow. Her black belt probably have a bigger factor in her safety. Don't know if she ever managed it.

There's some really adventurous types out there. Good luck on the rest of your journey Kapalasa.

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Jezrant » 12 Jun 2019, 4:23pm

Wow.

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby ossie » 12 Jun 2019, 9:25pm

Great blog mate. Thats my reading sorted for a few more nights.

MOT.. :wink: (perhaps next season my friend)

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 12 Jun 2019, 11:13pm

Hi,
Started reading......................it goes on for ever :)

Great reading I like it, not finished yet but probably today.
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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Graham O » 13 Jun 2019, 9:32am

Looking forward to reading this blog.

Does anyone know if it is possible to reorder a wordpress blog with oldest postings at the top rather than scrolling up and down all the time?

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Kapalasa » 13 Jun 2019, 2:42pm

Thanks everyone, and apologies for the WordPress layout being so painful. My previous tour blogs are on Crazy Guy On A Bike. I'd have to pay WordPress an annual fee forever more if I want to upgrade the site, and make it more reader friendly.

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Graham O » 13 Jun 2019, 2:46pm

No problems Kapalasa, it's a great read and I'm waiting for the right opportunity to get some of your sayings into conversation! :lol:

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby hondated » 13 Jun 2019, 2:58pm

Kapalasa wrote:I'm currently about 100 miles outside Mexico City, very nearly one year into my bicycle tour from Rio de Janeiro to Vancouver, Canada. I chose not to do the "traditional" route of Alaska/Patogonia as I simply don't enjoy cold weather. Latin America is amazing, mainly due to the incredible people here. My latest blog is here if anyone wants to take a look :D
http://www.teampieusa.wordpress.com

Brilliant. Thanks for posting. Unbelievable an actual thread started by someone out there doing it. :wink:

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Kapalasa » 14 Aug 2019, 5:38pm

Ok friends, I'm now in Oregon, USA and unfortunately getting closer to the finish. I have however restructured my blog so it is far easier to navigate and follow
www.teampieusa.wordpress.com

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Jamesh » 15 Aug 2019, 12:34pm

Fantastic blog had a great evening reading it last night.

Worth expanding it into a book.

Wetted my appetite for touring the south and north America.

Cheers James

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Kapalasa » 16 Aug 2019, 6:25am

Jamesh wrote:Fantastic blog had a great evening reading it last night.

Worth expanding it into a book.

Wetted my appetite for touring the south and north America.

Cheers James


Thanks for reading James, and glad you enjoyed it. Please confirm when you will also be touring South and North America? :D

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby Jamesh » 16 Aug 2019, 9:28am

13 years time when my youngest is off to uni and before the oldest has any grandchildren!!!

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Re: 1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

Postby nirakaro » 16 Aug 2019, 10:16am

Jamesh wrote:13 years time when my youngest is off to uni and before the oldest has any grandchildren!!!

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