Mad Dash to Marrakech: 12 Photos from the Road

Copenhagen/København, Denmark to Marrakech/مراكش/ⴰⵎⵓⵔⴰⴽⵓⵛ, Morocco/المغرب‎‎ /ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔⵉⴱ– 697 km this section (Total Mileage: 13,705 km/40,075 km) I was in Copenhagen when I finally got my pass to this year’s UN climate conference in Marrakech. Then I realized that I would have only two and a half weeks to pick up my bike in Budapest (long story) and cover the 3,000 km (1,900 … Continue reading Mad Dash to Marrakech: 12 Photos from the Road

Tall Valleys and the Sea : 12 Photos From the Albania and Montenegro

Pogradec, Albania to Plužine, Montenegro– 486 km this section (Total Mileage: 13,008 km/40,075 km) October seems so long ago. Between getting my mother to safety in the wake of her crash and the rush to and through the UN climate conference in Morocco, these past few months have been full times. As I look towards my route home across … Continue reading Tall Valleys and the Sea : 12 Photos From the Albania and Montenegro

Summer Ends in Greece: 14 Photos From the Road

Athens/Αθήνα, Greece to Pogradec, Albania– 608 km this section (Total Mileage: 12,522 km/40,075 km) As those of you who’ve read my last few posts will know, my mother and a family friend, Jeanie Daskais, joined me on the road through Greece, Albania and Montenegro. My mother had been volunteering in refugee camp clinics on the eastern Greek island of … Continue reading Summer Ends in Greece: 14 Photos From the Road

Driving Snow, China’s Energy Crossroads, and the Desert End of the Great Wall: 16 Photos from the Road

Header Photo: Snowy mountains near Zhangye, Gansu, China Lanzhou/兰州 to Jiayuguan/嘉峪关–452 km this section (Total Mileage: 6837 km/40,075 km) The last few weeks have brought storms down upon me, and with my visa deadline looming, I decided to hitchhike and take a train through some of the more remote and energy-rich regions of Northwest China. I missed pedaling those miles, … Continue reading Driving Snow, China’s Energy Crossroads, and the Desert End of the Great Wall: 16 Photos from the Road

Yangtze/长江 to Yellow/黄河: 15 Photos from the Road

Header image: Rapeseed blossoms are the surest sign that spring has come to China. 1273 km this section (Total Mileage: 6385 km/40,075 km) Two great rivers flow from the glaciers of the Tibetan plateau to the sea east of China. They travel down between foothills and across great plains, bringing power, food and consumer goods to millions. … Continue reading Yangtze/长江 to Yellow/黄河: 15 Photos from the Road