Monthly Archives: October 2012


Nancy and her Bike Gallery jersey

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(written by Dave) It is always nice to support your LBS (Local Bicycle Shop).  When we lived in Portland the Bike Gallery was our LBS – lots of great bikes, gear and staff that are real bicycle enthusiasts, just what … Continue reading


LWOP animals

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(written by Dave) Following up on the LWOP food and people videos, we’ve made a LWOP animal video.  The video and photos below are made up entirely of animals that we snapped along the road during our trip.  First a … Continue reading


PDX LWOP gathering / invite

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(written by Dave) Mark the day, Friday, November 2nd, from 6PM onwards. One of our regular readers (Kirti) has graciously offered to host a Thai themed dinner at her house for all regular PDX LWOP readers.  For some unknown reason, … Continue reading


The end – for now

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(written by Dave) That’s it, we’re done!  Well, maybe not completely done as we still haven’t made it back to Sydney and tested the waters on the job markets.  But I think we can safely say at this point that … Continue reading


Eat to ride, ride to eat – Memories are made of food

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(written by Nancy) We have said many times that travelling by bicycle is a great way to see a country, to learn about its people in their natural environment, often away from the tourist areas, through small towns and villages … Continue reading


What a difference a day makes in Paris

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(written by Dave) After a weekend full of rain, we were beginning to think that we would not see the sun while we were in Paris.  Well today, I am happy to report that the sun came out and we … Continue reading


Everyday people we met along the way

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(written by Dave) In over 550 days of travel, I’ve taken lots of photographs (some days more than necessary if you ask my editor).  I’m not really sure of the exact total trip photo count.  My camera doesn’t seem to … Continue reading


Paris Update

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(written by Nancy) We have settled into our rented Paris apartment – nice to have a place to spread out, cook a few meals and do some laundry in a real washing machine!  The apartment is small, as I expect … Continue reading


Á Paris (40/21,440ks)

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(written by Dave) We’ve made it to Paris.  We didn’t ride much today as most of our travel was via the train.  We are probably done riding officially for the greater part of our trip – ah, that’s sad.  We … Continue reading


Normandy history day two (30/21,430ks)

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(written by Dave) We’ve had another interesting and somber history day in Normandy.  We went on an organized tour this morning out to La Point Du Hoc, moved onto Omaha Beach and finished the tour at the Normandy American Cemetery. … Continue reading