Archive for December 2009

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Photos of the Gambia, Senegal and the Guinea’s

Here’s a selection of photos from the last few weeks cycling through the Gambia, Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Guinea. Unfortunately electricity and internet connection are in short supply in this part of the world and so I haven’t been able to add titles or descriptions. Hopefully I’ll get chance at a later date.

The Best of Times, The Toughest of Times (Part 2)

3 weeks, 4 countries, 7 boat rides, 1200km cycled. There have been good days and bad days, the best days and worst ones. At times it’s been tough and tiring, and yes there have even been tears. At times it’s been thrilling and exciting, and I’ve thought I must be the luckiest person alive. All […]

The Best of Times, The Toughest of Times (Part 1)

A lot has been and gone since the last update… 3 weeks, 4 countries, 7 boat rides, 1200km cycled. There have been good days and bad days, the best days and worst ones. At times it’s been tough and tiring, and yes there have even been tears. At times it’s been thrilling and exciting, and […]

No Rush in Senegal or The Gambia

No Rush in Senegal or The Gambia

Soulful St. Louis Arriving in St. Louis was the best introduction to Senegal I could have hoped for. We crossed the bridge from the mainland having weaved our way through the bustling market between the donkey-carts and equally slow-moving black and yellow taxi cabs congesting the roads. Over on the island, the pace of life […]

Route Map and Current Location

I’ve finally got round to loading up my GPS tracks online. So if you’re interested in my route so far and my current location… here it is! I’ll be keeping this updated so check back to the Route Map page for the latest progress.

Calendar 2010 - Views From The Road

Calendar 2010 – Views From The Road

I was looking through some of my recent photos and thought I’d put together a calendar of some of favorite images from the first few months of my trip. So here’s the calendar for 2010 – I make a small amount from the sale of these calendars and will be donating this to the charity, […]

The Beautiful Baobab

The Beautiful Baobab

“Knowledge is like a Baobab tree, one person’s arms cannot encompass it.” – African proverb On the ride from St. Louis towards The Gambia, we have passed many impressive baobab trees and one evening we even camped beneath one.  I thought I’d share with you some of the photos… The Baobab tree, Adansonia digitata, can […]