Tag Archives: bike touring

Bush bashing the backwaters of BC

  LAUGHING in the face of death is tough. Screaming, swearing, shaking and almost peeing your pants instead is much easier. Unlike the time I discovered I could burp the alphabet without vomiting, this wasn’t a fun lesson to learn. But then cycling Canada’s Yellowhead Highway was about as far from fun as you could […]

Cops, robbers and manic Marrakech

IT was a relief to leave the touristic chaos that is Essaouria. Being in a city, any city, in Morocco means being constantly on your guard as shoddy salesmen and greedy vendors hike up prices on everything from poorly made wares to bottles of milk while the cunning beggars sweep in and clean out the […]

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