Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
October 11, 2017

Antigua, Guatemala

Guatemala's Grandest City. Antigua was once a cornerstone of the Spanish Empire in the Americas and at one time served as the administrative centre for all of Central America and Mexican Chiapas. While its location adjacent to active volcanoes has…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
September 26, 2017

Sierra de los Cuchumatanes: part II

Part II: San Miguel Acatán to Chichicastenango. We'd originally planned a slightly shorter tour for our ride through the Cuchumatanes but from the compelling taste of this place we'd experienced in our first few days we knew we wanted more.…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
September 23, 2017

Exploring the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes: part I

Part I: Quetzaltenango to San Miguel Acatan. In the north of western Guatemala's highlands lies a landscape thrust high; a plateau of former seabed now residing at the chilly elevation of 3000 metres. It's a place where the humid lowland…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
September 2, 2017

San Pedro de Atitlán – Antigua

Studying Spanish and Exploring in the Guatemala Highlands. Home for three weeks during August was the Maya village turned tourist town of San Pedro La Laguna on the edge of the beautiful Lago Atitlán. With the excellent Orbita Spanish School…
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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 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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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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