1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

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1 year on the road, Brazil to Canada

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

MOT.. :wink: (perhaps next season my friend)
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Hi,
Started reading......................it goes on for ever :)

Great reading I like it, not finished yet but probably today.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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13 years time when my youngest is off to uni and before the oldest has any grandchildren!!!
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Jamesh wrote:13 years time when my youngest is off to uni and before the oldest has any grandchildren!!!

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