california

The best-stocked coffee shop you’re ever going to find

August 1, 2011

On our way home from a recent moto trip to Canada, we pressed our luck one evening trying to squeeze in a few more miles before we lost the light, and ended up in the little town of Tulelake, CA. Light had started fading well before we pulled off the highway looking for the road which would […]

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Maps: California to Denver

August 29, 2009

Check out our exact riding route from California to Denver. The markers represent our final stops each night. Click “view larger” link at the bottom of the map to view the map at full size along with the marker descriptions. View Walnut Creek, CA to Aurora, CO in a larger map

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Travelling the Backroads

August 28, 2009

Our adventure began with us leaving Walnut Creek, California and heading northeast towards Sacramento with an ultimate destination of Aurora, Colorado – located just south of Denver. Because there’s no rush and no reason to spend our days riding the 8-lane slab of Highway 80, we looked for alternate routes – which quickly turned into […]

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Visas, CPR and Guns

July 7, 2009

There have been a number of trip preparations going on as we now enter t-minus 30 days until we leave – however most of them have not been particularly photogenic, so our updates have been minimal, but the header basically says it all. We have mailed our passports off (always frightening) to get our first […]

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Golden Trout Wilderness

May 29, 2009

Following up on our Big Sur trekking adventure, we decided to try another outing, this time down south to the Golden Trout Wilderness. This time it was just Michael, Anjel and I (Christine was unable to make it). Michael had found a great trail review on someone’s blog that described a 26 mile loop that […]

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Big Sur Trekking

May 11, 2009

Our pre-trip research has turned up some amazing multi-day treks in some of the countries we’ll be visiting. One of the most extreme has to be the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. The trek is 17 to 21 days long, covers roughly 186 miles and takes you up to nearly 18,000 feet. Anjel and I are […]

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