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Ecuador and Colombia

As we ride into Ecuador the laughter fades as ‘time’ starts to focus our thinking. We have 1000kms (626 miles) to the Colombian border with the same distance to ride to the capital, Bogota. From here we must now fly to Panama. The original plan (slower and cheaper five day boat crossing), has been lost […]

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It is a strange feeling when you pull across the border to another country. The transition from one to another always leaves us with deeply engrained memories. We can still vividly recall crossing into Turkey, India, and a whole myriad of others. Something special always seems to happen at these demarcation lines which leave indelible […]

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Australia and everything which has happened during our time on that vast continent consumed most of our thinking and talking during the – long, long, – incarceration on planes flying towards our fourth continent so far (South America). In between bouts of sleeping as we flew further and further from Sydney, our minds turn towards […]

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