Category Archives: Summaries


Re-entry update

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(written by Dave, with help from his ghostwriter Nancy) As promised some time ago, here is our re-entry blog update. But, where to start? Let’s start with wooden spoons and spatulas. Why, you ask? Well simply because we have so … Continue reading


2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for  Thanks to all of you who followed our trip and read our posts – it was fun to take the trip with you! Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films … Continue reading


Summary thoughts and other random notes

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(written by Dave but with many additions and edits by Nancy) It is hard to know where to start when trying to summarize a 19 month, 26 country, 22,000k bicycle trip.  For us, the trip feels more like four distinct … Continue reading


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