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Octopus’s Garden

From Honduras we crossed the border into Nicaragua and soon arrived in Leon, Nicaragua’s second biggest city after the capital Managua.  After Nicaragua withdrew from the United Provinces of Central America in 1839, the Liberal party and the Conservatives vied

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Guata Feeling!

So we finally left Mexico, but not before battling some headwinds in the Mexican Isthmus (considered for a while as a possible location for a panama-like canal in the mid-19th century) and spilling most of our malaria tablets.  We also

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A whale of a time

We are now in Mazatalan after taking a ferry to the mainland and having just finished our cycle through Baja California, Mexico and what an awesome adventure it has been! The people have been friendly, the food excellent and the

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Ice Road Truckers

Firstly I’d like to apologise that it’s been so long since the last blog post.  People have always told me it is better to right things down whilst they are still fresh in your memory.  Luckily for me however crossing

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Winter is Coming

After having left Jess in the lurch for far too long whilst I was trying to finish my thesis, I finally handed it in and flew out to join her. Jess had jumped into a shared taxi near Samarkand in

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Cycle training…

As Jess mentions, I am desperately trying to finish of my PhD as fast as possible so that I won’t have to miss too much of this awesome trip.  And this is why it has taken me a few days

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