Stop Making Sense

The challenges of learning a language and getting through daily life while doing a Spanish crash course in Bogota.

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Indirect Advantages

Most of the joys of cycling around the world have nothing to do with cycling, but cycling acts as the means to them. My last few days in New Zealand are a case in point to this.

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Type Two Fun

The difficulties of getting off the beaten track, if you’re somewhat on the lazy side, are of course what you encounter while you’re having ‘type two fun’, but also are found in the process of getting off the track in the first place. Here’s me on my first time doing what my ‘bikepacking’ setup has allowed me to do: push my bike a lot and love it

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The Decompression Chamber

Melbourne should have been the end of it. It is the city on the opposite side of this rock to Darwin and a logical finishing line for anyone wishing to say they’ve crossed Australia on a bicycle: another continent checked off, a bigger number on my odometer, a pat on the back and a pint. […]

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