ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘nature’

22Jan

We said “goodbye” to the sunny state of California and were welcomed by an even sunnier and dryer Nevada. Famous for its empty, open space, lack of vegetation, gambling capital Las Vegas and hidden military bases, the state of Nevada sounded to us like a place worth visiting. We like deserts – their cleanness, lack […]Continue Reading

20Jan

We rolled down from the mountains of Yosemite National Park into barren, vast plains, with some dry hills glimpsing far on the horizon. We decided to have a bit of a re-hydration brake on one of the gas stations, where we met our first fellow cyclist – GW from Alaska, who had been cycling across […]Continue Reading

09Jan

With not much time to spare, we said a brief “goodbye” to the city of San Francisco and slowly rolled towards the Yosemite National Park. We thought that if we leave the city early enough, we will be out of the urban area by the evening. Wrong. We saw our first forest after 2 stressful […]Continue Reading

29Apr

The night before our flight from Christchurch to Sydney we experienced our first earthquake. We were lying in our sleeping bags, half asleep, when suddenly we felt a strange movement under our mats. It felt a bit like when you travel on a car and you roll over a bump. It was only 4,2 in […]Continue Reading

23Mar

We rolled down the South Island’s West coast (quite often called “Wet Coast”) with a bit of a low mood. We had no other option but to cycle on the main road, we had bad weather and we could not find as many camp spots as on the North Island, so we were forced to […]Continue Reading