9 October

The Big Why?

The Big Why?

A question I have to keep asking myself is… why? Why do I want to travel full time? Why have I given up a pretty good job and a safe lifestyle for uncertainty, risk and possible danger? In a recent exercise I was asked to do, I pondered this very question which brings me to what […]

1 October

Wielding Spanners & Eating Mud

Wielding Spanners & Eating Mud

What do you do if you haven’t clue… For months now I’ve masterfully avoided the very real prospect of having some sort of mechanical or other catastrophic bike failure on the road. I’ve watched a lot of youtube videos on changing tyres and doing an oil change, but I seemed to procrastinate heavily on getting my […]

30 September

The Overland Event

The Overland Event

A flourish of inspiration and finding a mentor Wow, I can’t believe how quickly this past year has gone. I must admit I’ve been in a state of waiting and probably haven’t made the most of this time of preparation. My dad calls it the the joy of expectation, and it’s true, there’s a lot […]

4 April

Huraah!

Huraah!

Adventure awaits! I have a departure date. Ship sails on the 28th October. So, over the last year and a half I have been tinkering, plotting and scheming to do this great trip of the Americas by motorcycle. At first I looked into flying out to Anchorage, Alaska to ride south, but discovered a great […]