ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘unspoiled’

12Feb

Slowly, at our own pace, we were cycling east, through the dry state of Utah. Surrounded by a landscape that could be easily taken as the set for a science fiction movie, we started to quite  like the daily routines. The unbearable heat of the day forced us to get up early in the morning. We […]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

07Mar

We found cycling on the roads of New Zealand to be relatively dangerous. Narrow roads with no shoulder lanes, speeding drivers and the fact, that to get a driving licence one does not need to go to a driving school, but could be taught by any experienced driver – helped us to make the decision to […]Continue Reading

18Feb

The first days on New Zealand roads were a bit difficult for us, to be honest. In Australia we got used to a very relaxed lifestyle – we could cycle as long as we liked to and simply put up our tent wherever we wanted. Contrary to what many people might think of Aotearoa, as it is […]Continue Reading

09Feb

During two and a half months of cycling in Australia we had only 8 non-cycling days, so the thing number one we planned to do after our arrival in New Zealand, was simple: rest. We have family in New Zealand (Mat’s uncle and aunt moved there from Poland in the 80’s), so straight from the […]Continue Reading