Archive for July, 2013

Blog 259 Uncrating the Bike May 2013

  Horseshoe bay on the North Shore was a pretty spot and had several good restaurants, in this one overlooking the bay we enjoyed a nice meal watching the boats with Harri and Judy. This was last calm before the storm of getting the bike out.   Releasing the bike from customs proved to be […]

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Blog 258 More from Vancouver – May 2013

  In the fledgling days of West Vancouver (over the river from the city) there was no ferry or bridge across the Burrard inlet to the city. The residents used whatever passing vessel they could. The first scheduled ferry service was set up in 1909 and continued until the final crossing in 1947. This pier […]

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Blog 257 Vancouver – May 2013

Blog 257 Vancouver First Impressions  – May 2013   Having got our passports back just in the nick of time we were ready for our flight to Canada which was superbly clear throughout and by luck we procured a window seat. We flew directly over London and could make out the Thames river, many of […]

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Blog 256 More from England April – May 2013

Current News -Still in Homer catching up with the blogs, enjoying the sun, doing a little TLC maintenance jobs to the bike and enjoying a little down time for a change.   Blog 256 More from England 23rd April – 2nd May 2013   The day was beautiful on our arrival at my parents (Arthur […]

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Blog 255 Welcome Home (albeit briefly)

Current News – Still in Homer, Alaska enjoying a few days off. In the blogs we are now heading home for a whistle-stop break. This was during April.   Blog 255 Welcome Home (albeit briefly) 9th – 22nd April 2013   Having left the heat and humidity of Kuala Lumpur we arrived to a grey, […]

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Blog 254 More from Kuala Lumpur – April 2013

Current news- We have travelled to other end of Alaska and are now in Homer exploring for a little while. Our plan next is to head back through Anchorage then on to Valdez. Below is the continuation of our Kuala Lumpur round up.We apologise for the lack of details on the blog but it is […]

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Blog 253 Goodbye Australia – April 2013

Current News – We are still in Fairbanks having just got back from our ride up to Prudoe Bay the most northerly point of Alaska. Tomorrow we plan to ride toward Anchorage visiting Denali National Park on the way.   Blog 253 – Goodbyes and leaving Australia – April 2013   At the next two […]

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Blog 252 Crating the Bike – March 2013

Current News – For those of you familiar with ice road truckers we made it to the end! For all the rest you will have to wait till we eventually blog it.    Blog 252 Crating up the bike – March 2013   When we got back to Pierre’s he was busy getting ready to […]

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Blog 251 Koala Heaven – March 2013

Current Update – We are in Alaska having made it over the Top of the World Hwy successfully. Now in Fairbanks we have a few choices of things to do for a few days before we set off again towards Denali National park. Blog 251 Koala Heaven – Raymond Island  – March 2013 Heading back […]

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