Category Archives: cycling

Bangkok to Singapore – The Birds

My bike trip from Bangkok to Singapore was the last of a number of East Asia bike adventures that have been on my agenda for the twenty years that I have been travelling extensively. My other trips have taken me … Continue reading

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Onto Singapore

I am posting now from Calgary. First a few photos from the first part of Malaysia (Georgetown and Fraser’s Hill) that I was unable to add in my last post. From Georgetown From Fraser’s Hill Feb28-Mar 11 Fraser’s Hill to … Continue reading

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Malaysia

Sorry no pictures this post Feb 19-27 Fraser’s Hill, Malaysia Getting to  the bottom of Thailand.  Two 80 km bike days got me from Trang to Satun. Each day was about the same. I was good on the bike and … Continue reading

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Biking South Thailand

Feb 11 – 18, Trang My White Village Resort hostess in Ranong saw me off as I rode into the morning. She was probably a bit concerned as I had checked into her place at 9:30 the previous morning, obviously … Continue reading

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Biking and Birding – Bangkok to Singapore

Jan 29/30 Flight to Bangkok Farah took Owen and me to the airport. He heading to Grand Prairie, I’m off to Thailand/Malaysia/Singapore. We had breakfast together once through security. Nice. My stop in Vancouver took longer than scheduled and so … Continue reading

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Completing the Circle – Into Dublin

I am doing this final post on Ireland after having been home in Calgary for a few days. Oct 7, to Belfast My favourable wind and good weather came to an end.  It was not a long ride from the … Continue reading

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Ireland, Over the Top

Sept 28, to Westport Cold and pretty clear as I climbed the hill heading out of Clifden, near the outer-end of Connemara. The hostel hostess had made a full breakfast for me, much beyond the normal continental style offered in … Continue reading

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Northwards up the Irish West Coast

Sept 20, to Kenmare Heading out onto the Beara Peninsula it was raining again.  It cannot possibly go two days without rain.  It was now heavier than I have had it before.  And then as I was coming down a … Continue reading

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Heading to SW Ireland

Sept 11,12 to Dublin Late leaving Calgary I was re-directed from Toronto to London and then Dublin, arriving at about 3:00 pm, four hours late.  A taxi dropped me off at my warm showers host at a little after 4:00.   … Continue reading

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I’m heading to Ireland

“For the Love of Ireland”, by Susan Cahill, is a compendium of Irish literature that I stumbled upon in preparation for my next soft adventure.  Not only did it give me an easy broad access to the genre but each … Continue reading

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