Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingEquipment
August 20, 2017

Navigation & Routefinding for Bikepacking

How we plan and follow our route for Alaska to Argentina. Among the questions we are most frequently asked are 'How do you navigate?' and 'How do you find remote roads and tracks?'. This article provides an overview of our…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
August 11, 2017

Guatemala: Lanquin – San Pedro la Laguna

Seven days climbing into the Guatemala Highlands. The romantic notion of pioneering explorers 'walking off the edge of the map' is something that has always appealed. Such exploits might elicit thoughts of untracked Himalayan valleys and searching for lost cities…
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Alaska to ArgentinaGuatemalaPhotostory
August 11, 2017

Chichicastenango Markets

A morning among the chaos and colour of the Chichicastenango Markets. At 2000 metres in the Quiché highlands the morning air has a chill to it. For the first time in months I have to put on my merino. Actually…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBelizeBike Packing
July 8, 2017

Belize: San Ignacio – Hopkins

Exploring Belize. A former Caribbean outpost of the British Empire and still a part of the Commonwealth, Belize is a tiny yet incredibly diverse nation. Only 290 kilometres long and 190 kilometres wide, it’s bordered by Mexico to the north…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBelizeBike PackingGuatemala
June 21, 2017

East to Belize: El Remate – San Ignacio

The Mayan Cultural Triangle. This post comes from San Ignacio, Belize, just inside the country from the Guatemala/Belize border. After spending near to a month in Petén, Guatemala's steamy and sparsely populated northern province, we're now going to carve a…
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Alaska to ArgentinaGuatemalaHiking
May 31, 2017

Hiking to El Mirador, Petén

Mayan ruins deep in the Petén Basin. When early aviators, including Charles Lindbergh, made the first flight over the immense Mirador Basin of Petén, Guatemala in the 1930s they were surprised to see clusters of small jungle covered volcanoes jutting…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemalaMexico
May 28, 2017

San Cristobal, Mexico – Flores, Guatemala

The Lacandon Jungle and the Frontera Region. This post comes from the shores of Lago Peten Itza where we are currently staying in the tiny village of Flores. After five amazing months mostly in the Sierras of Mexico, we’re now…
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Alaska to ArgentinaMexicoPhotostoryTravel
May 9, 2017

San Cristobal de las Casas

A Highland Sanctuary. The town of San Cristobal de las Casas sits high in a mountain basin in Mexico’s southern-most state of Chiapas. After the simmering heat of 38 degree days in the lowlands the air here has a welcome…
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