Nasca Lines – Made by Aliens?

Viewed from the ground, the desert of Nasca in southern Peru resembles all other deserts; dust spirals whirling across a large flat plain made up of small rocks and a lot of sand. However when viewed from the air it becomes unique - the flat plains criss-crossed with what are now famously known as Nasca … Continue reading Nasca Lines – Made by Aliens?

Puerto Escondido

At the risk of sounding like a complete dilettante, I wrote this post from a hammock in Puerto Escondido, which is located on the Pacific coast in the state of Oaxaca. In the 5 days I have been away from Oaxaca, I have missed approximately 15 festivals, 350 cohetes (exploding firecrackers) and 1500 chances to … Continue reading Puerto Escondido

How to transport a bicycle overseas

I know, I know, you can thank me later 1. Google how to pack bike for aeroplane travel 2. Obtain a bike box – where and how to be determined 3. Try to understand the origami positions bike needs to be broken down into to fit box by studying other people’s blog posts, triathlon sites … Continue reading How to transport a bicycle overseas