This is a going to be a "smash and grab" blog post. Our trip has been relaxing and somewhat of a pseudo adventure/vacation, but we are well aware that every free moment should be spent preparing for our next journey (WWOOFing in South America) or route planning to finish this one. With that said, I … Continue reading Diary dump: culture by the spoonful & relaxation by the pint glass
To start, these past three weeks have been a blur of happiness, fatigue, defeat, conquest, and self-reflection. I write to you from the incredible and much-needed comfort of Al's Cycle Hostel in Farmington, MO. Several days of battling 101 degree heat and horseflies the size of dollar coins got us to this oasis, where we … Continue reading A New Yorker’s curry & Kansas generosity
A brief update from the roads of Kansas. Full of oatmeal and last night's meal of garbanzo and black beans, chips, and salsa as our lovely cook stove has taken a turn for the worse. The unexpected hiccups of road life!
We now sit 6 hours and 67 miles away from Yellowstone National Park and for the first time since beginning this trip I am intimidated by the landscape. Resting at the base of these natural behemoths has me checking and double checking the elevation maps to see what I am about to conquer (...or just … Continue reading Head space
The breakdown of the past few weeks and our journey through the mountains!
Three days, four gas stops, and a 5-cent coffee at Wall Drug later we are currently residing in the luxurious Butte, MT Wal-Mart parking lot. As some of you may know, Wal-Mart generously offers their parking lot to any weary traveler looking for a spot to crash for the night. No hassle, no questions, just … Continue reading Badlands, breathtaking views, and Butte
We cannot thank you enough: the fundraising efforts for PMXC have officially surpassed our goal of $5,000. Thank you, thank you, thank you from our ever-grateful hearts. 💙 Your donations will touch families at Regions Hospital in numerous ways. We are honored to have this opportunity to pursue this adventure and present Regions with your … Continue reading FUNDRAISING GOAL UPDATE!
Details and a registration link for the great Mini Mash Golf Tournament. We hope you can join us on July 8th
I’ve been riding since the moment my parents discovered that sugar was enough motivation to keep me on a bike seat for few hours. Thousands of miles and hundreds of lemon drops later I’ve realized that the time I spent on the road helped mold me into the person I am today. Following my father's … Continue reading On two wheels I go