Cycling colourful San Francisco

Discovering a bike hire shop right next to your accommodation is a dream come true. Staying in the hustle and bustle of San Francisco’s china town must have distracted our attention from the collection of bicycles hanging in the dusty windows? Our exciting cycle across the Golden Gate bridge the day before meant the BoyfriendContinue reading “Cycling colourful San Francisco”

A Golden Cycle in San Francisco

Along the skyline a patchwork of skyscrapers sits perched upon the rolling hills of San francisco.  Down at the port our bicycle wheels roll peacefully along the waterfront..  Pedalling away from the luxurious ferry terminal with its tempting food stands, we head towards the hustle and bustle of Fisherman’s wharf.  Our cycle route is partContinue reading “A Golden Cycle in San Francisco”

Speeding down a Volcano! – Hawaii

The continuing tale… I made sure every inch of my skin was covered with some form of padded clothing – In the early hours of the morning, at the height of 6,000 ft or more it can be very chilly on the side of a volcano.   The island of Maui was still awakening fromContinue reading “Speeding down a Volcano! – Hawaii”

Freewheeling down a Volcano – Hawaii

We are on the move again! We are heading home to New Zealand to catch the summer rays and enjoy the company of friends and family.  Flying such a long distance always allows us the opportunity to stop over and explore new places and one of my favourite stop over experiences has to be Hawaii,Continue reading “Freewheeling down a Volcano – Hawaii”

Cycling the coast of Monterey – USA

Slightly overcast a wisp of sea mist blankets itself upon the land making it feel mystical.  Crooked trees hunch over as if they need walking sticks, the white foam of the sea explodes on the rocks spraying everything in its path and eager golfers are wrapped up warm defying the elements.  Salty sea air dampensContinue reading “Cycling the coast of Monterey – USA”

Los Angeles Beaches by Bike

Flying into Los Angeles the urban sprawl below appeared to stretch on forever – A concrete jungle of highways and towering palm trees. I simply couldn’t comprehend cycling in the maze below.  Staying with a friend at Venice beach, he offered us the use of his rusty old beach cruiser bikes.  We happily accepted hisContinue reading “Los Angeles Beaches by Bike”