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The End of the Road

And so it’s finished.  The full cycling adventure has come full circle and we have reached the end of the road.  On the 11th of July we arrived back in Trafalgar Square after almost 21,000km of pedalling.  Apologies for the delay

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Hats off to Panama

After our cheeky holiday in the Corn Islands it was time to get back to the serious business of cycling.  We headed south, passing huge cattle ranches and battling the heavy winds which sweep across the flat Nicaraguan landscape.  Despite

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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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Pistols, Priests and the Black Sauce

The Northern Triangle is the collective name for Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras and it is considered to be one of the most violent regions on the planet.  Whilst Guatemala’s  tourist industry is flourishing, many travelers avoid El Salvador and

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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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Buena Onda

Buena Onda means good vibes in Spanish and Mazunte definitely has buena onda.  This pintsized Mexican fishing village is located down on the Pacific coast in the state of Oaxaca and owes quite a lot of its existence to sea

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Beaches, Creatures and a touch of Dengue

The ferry to the mainland carried us south of the Tropic of Cancer and we sure could tell.  The past month of Mexican cycling has been a bit of a crazy, sweaty fiesta.  The music is pumping, the atmosphere is

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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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Hammer Time! – a word from the Duracell Bunny

I was very honoured to be accepted onto Team Full Cycle for the trip down from L.A. to San Diego, even if that acceptance came in the form of a “WELCOME DINGLEBERRY” sign, held aloft in the LAX Arrivals Hall.

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The Duracell Bunny goes Stateside

After a lovely relaxing time with Jess’s family in Santa Barbara, we jumped back on the bikes and pedalled south towards Los Angeles.  It was great cycling with good bike paths, few hills and sweeping views out over the pacific. 

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