A Trip South From Toronto

Some photos and logs of a motorcycle (KLR650) trip completed in 2010 from Toronto to Central and South America

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Hike to Khao Raa, Koh Pha-ngan, Thailand

Hike to Khao Raa, Koh Pha-ngan, Thailand

This post is not motorcycling related and is only here because it wasn’t easy to find any hiking trails on the Koh Pha-Ngan island in Thailand. Below the Google Map is a link to the KML file which you could use for your GPS/phone. Map of the hike: Koh Phangan Khao Raa Hike

And so?

And so?

And so what – did I expect?  I had to stop driving around at some point.  I think that the dénouement of the trip (down) felt quite like that – falling action after the climax, a not necessarily satisfying follow-up to new places found and unexpected events.  A trip across the interminable (terminal?) landscape of […]

Riding in Yosemite Park and on to Reno, Nevada

Riding in Yosemite Park and on to Reno, Nevada

I went to meet Mario at his new business in Hollister, CA in the morning.  He couldn’t come for the ride unfortunately and I didn’t feel like I could spend another day before heading north. So Mike and I set off for Yosemite across the dry central Californian valley.  After an oil change in the […]

La La Los Angeles and the Pacific Coast Highway

La La Los Angeles and the Pacific Coast Highway

From past experience I had expected Los Angeles to be a number of things; sunny,  endless conurbation, full of strip malls, traffic congestion, Mexicans tending lawns, and lots of vaguely plastic-like people. It is all of those things.  I have however enjoyed it, largely thanks to my friend Jay who has graciously let me stay […]