Difficult bike touring in Georgia and Turkey.

Climbing a mountain in East Turkey enjoying a beautiful view.

Difficult Bike Touring Arriving in Tbilisi, where my adventure pauses for winter, the only emotion I felt was relief. Relief simply that I had survived the past two weeks. The past two weeks were by far the toughest of the trip, challenging my resilience and mental strength from the moment I woke up until I […]

A very difficult decision!

Virtually since the inception of this trip, it is the exotic and unknown lands of Central Asia that I have been most looking forward to. I’ve read countless tales of friendly, inquisitive locals, and incredible, adventurous landscapes. I knew when I left for the trip I would be arriving at winter, a problematic time, with […]

What is failure?

‘I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.’ – Michael Jordan ‘Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits, who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that […]