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Over Crystal Pools

NORFOLK ISLAND | Sun, 2 Jun 2019 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [199]

Norfolk Island has a million beautiful spots, but Crystal Pools is one of my absolute favourites. With Juliett I'd make it out that way today but first it was market today. After a coffee I hitched into town with a girl who recently moved here from King ... Read more >

Patterson, Kemper Williams Park, the Gulf Coast and into New Orleans!

USA | Mon, 22 Apr 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [175]

April 15th - 18th of April Patterson, Kemper Williams Park Peaceful!  A campground for $18. We never spend that much money to pitch our tent, but then, we were here because James felt poorly on that bumpy road what would not leave him ... Read more >


USA | Sat, 13 Apr 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [169]

April 12th   Well, James and I decided to head south to the Gulf Coast and Margie continued on the Adventure Cycling Rout east and we parted ways after lunching together in Cedar Creek. I liked the “gang of three”, but ... Read more >

Life is happening to you, while you’r busy....

USA | Thu, 4 Apr 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [168]

April 3rd. James and I flew back to Germany together - flight round trip out of Austin, so, we skipped the desert ride from Phoenix by renting a truck and driving to Austin to catch our flight to Germany. Our friend Margie decided to ride the 1000+ ... Read more >

We are three, together and on the road.

USA | Sun, 24 Feb 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [165] | Comments [1]

San Clemente, CA 2/23/2019 Three very different characters with the same passion for cycling, (but maybe even slightly different styles of cycling/touring). We have pretty much similar world views..... an architect, a social worker and a doctor.... Read more >

From the snow to the blooming desert of Anza Borrego

USA | Sun, 3 Mar 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [162]

March 2nd in La Quinta.   In San Diego at a beautiful sunset I realize, that we are going to say good bye to the Pacific for a while, heading east..a bit north/east to visit James’ brother in La Quinta before riding due east out of ... Read more >

Work Permit Paperwork for Vietnam

USA | Fri, 19 Jul 2019 | By mwollak | Views [162]

The bureaucratic hoops have by far been the most frustrating part of the process thus far.  I had to collect, notarize, and authenticate too many documents to count and the process has been so confusing that I have oscillated between "I've ... Read more >

Idling happily in Sarasota, FL

USA | Mon, 10 Jun 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [160] | Comments [2]

Sunday June 9th 2019 Easy living in the early summer in Sarasota, FL. Not much riding these days....perfect idle in the comfort of great friends and inspiration. Also amongst furry friends and thriving chameleons we ... Read more >

Laissez-vous chouchouter du côté de Dubaï !

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thu, 14 Mar 2019 | By globetrotteuse | Views [153]

Du 15 au 17 avril 2019 , les professionnels de la beauté vous donnent rendez-vous à Dubaï à l’occasion du Beauty World Middle East and Wellness & Spa Exhibition . Durant ces trois jours consacrés au bien-... Read more >

Tags: beaches, dubai, uae

Experiencing the desert - heading east

USA | Sun, 10 Mar 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [149]

Tuesday, March 5th  Fast pace line from Palm Desert to Mecca and then we took a side road ( Box Canyon Rd) which turned out to be closed to traffic. Due to mud slides/flash floods, the road has practically disintegrated in places through this ... Read more >

Arriving at the last State in the States, Saturday, May 11th 2019

USA | Sat, 18 May 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [149]

Florida! Land of the swamps, snakes and alligators, but also of the soft, warm air (at least in May...), the gentle rain, the extreme downpours, the thunderstorms, the lush, tropical greenery and the warm turquoise sea. During several of our ... Read more >

The Merry Month of Margit...

USA | Mon, 27 May 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [136]

...is here in Sarasota, FL   Celebrating my 60 years the whole year....getting more concentrated in May for the Merry month and then even more focused around the weekend of May 18th.  Working on my fotos and turning them into ... Read more >

Leaving the Pacific Coast.

USA | Sun, 10 Mar 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [133]

In San Diego at a beautiful sunset I realize, that we are going to say good bye to the Pacific for a while, heading east..a bit north/east to visit James’ brother in La Quinta before riding due east out of one desert and into another. I am not ... Read more >

The Tallest Buildings in the World

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 23 Mar 2019 | By jackkloe | Views [132]

Architecture is a modern, man-made wonder. If you follow any of the hashtags on social media related to architecture - #archiecturelovers, #architecturestyle, etc. - then you’ll be in awe of all the many grandiose and breathtaking buildings ... Read more >

Tags: buildings, international, travelling, worldwide

Did you know what Michael did?

USA | Fri, 17 May 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [131] | Comments [2]

May 4th 2019  ...in Panama Beach, Panama City, Mexico Beach, FL for miles and miles  around? Reaching 160mph winds? Riding our bicycles through these areas for 2-3 days left me in a state of shock...disbelieve! Seven ... Read more >

Europe 2019

FRANCE | Thu, 13 Jun 2019 | By marfee7 | Views [130]

Monday 10 June 2019 Melbourne   Having taken 2017 off to look after our new, and first, grandchild, we decided this year that we better get back to our van to see if, after 2 years, the mice have left anything for us. It is with some reservation ... Read more >

Phoenix, AZ

USA | Thu, 4 Apr 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [128]

Before the next story - here a summary of touring through California: https://vimeo.com/322536659   April 2nd, Austin, TX My last entry seems years ago and yet, it was only a couple of weeks... Our pedal strokes lead us through ... Read more >

Big Sur Coast.

USA | Sun, 24 Feb 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [125]

February 20th Sycamore Cove Canyon Campground 5 days of tailwind pretty much made up for the hard times we had entering Big Sur. The coast of Big Sur is amazing in any weather as long as you can keep cycling and not get blown off your bike by the ... Read more >

What Have I Been Up To For The Past 4 Years?

USA | Sat, 6 Jul 2019 | By mwollak | Views [120]

I know it's been a long time - too long - since I've written anything but sometimes life comes at you fast and you just have to do everything in your power to keep your head above water.  Professional Life: I've stayed at the same school and ... Read more >

Pedaling east towards Mobile

USA | Thu, 16 May 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [116]

..we finally left New Orleans on Monday the 22nd....still vibrating from the experience of the colorful, most musical city with the good wishes of the couple we learned to love.   We were buzzing/vibrating down the highway..... Read more >

Delay, delay, delay

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 14 Apr 2019 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [113]

I did wonder about just not doing this any more... but if there's anything I've discovered about life it's that what I feel or think one day will invariably change tomorrow, next week, next year. We have had an awesome summer in Kiwilandia this year.... Read more >

A New Chapter

USA | Wed, 22 May 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [112]

THE LATE MAY SNOW SHOULDN’T HAVE SURPRISED US.  We’ve lived in Colorado long enough to know not to count winter out until June.  But the cold and dreary weather did catch us unawares — we were wearing shorts last week —... Read more >

A Sailin' We Will Go!

USA | Thu, 11 Apr 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [111]

YOU MUST THINK US TERRIBLY SPOILED — dilettantes, perhaps.  Maybe so, but life is so short and let’s face it, you are dead for so long.  So we are off again, this time on a 24-night South Pacific cruise from Auckland NZ to San ... Read more >

Tags: cruising french polynesia

A Quick Jaunt to Western Sicily

ITALY | Thu, 16 May 2019 | By krodin | Views [111]

Quick Jaunt to Sicily  I’ve been looking for a house in the Salzburg region and have been incredibly frustrated with what is on the market for exorbitant prices.  In order to escape a cyclone of despair, I looked for cheap flights ... Read more >

Tags: ancient ruins, churches, city visit, museums

Magnolia Table

USA | Fri, 10 May 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [108]

AIR ALASKA'S FLIGHT TO LOVE FIELD was OK despite some rough air over Dallas and a 45-minute delay getting to the gate.  We were staying overnight at the Baymont where we left the truck, so it hardly mattered.  And thanks to the onboard self-... Read more >


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