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[29 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
Random Photo (1): Copper Canyon

I’ve decided to do a series of random photo posts, highlighting a good day or excursion from my travels.
The first in the series comes from the Copper Canyon in Mexico, taken only a week or two into the 11 month Latin America trip. The train from Los Mochis to Creel is a must-do for anyone in the area.

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[27 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Little by little

Little by little, one travels far.
J. R. R. Tolkien
British scholar & fantasy novelist (1892 – 1973)
The mathematics of repeatedly carrying out a task are astounding. The numbers add up very quickly. For example, if you chose to ride a bike for eight hours in one day, peddling along at an average of five miles an hour, you would cover forty miles. Do this every day for a week and you …

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[23 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
New home

I have created a new home for the blog about Latin America, to which I have added new ‘About‘, ‘Planning‘ and ‘Route‘ information pages, which summarise the whole blog and provide equipment lists and reviews. I will be adding the final chapters in the coming days, with trip conclusions to bring everything to a long overdue close.
There is also a link in the top right hand corner of the site entitled 2005/06 Latin America, which if you click on it will take you directly to the site.
All of this …