News from the Four Corners
February 17, 2018 In
[ Dakhla, Western Sahara ] Greetings from Morocco-administered Western Sahara! Where to begin. I’m holed-up here as planned, getting some much needed rest, taking...
February 4, 2018 In
[ Tarfaya, Morocco ] The ride out of Tan-Tan was supposed to be a straightforward 24km jaunt to the Atlantic coast…a last climb and some morning crosswinds with the payoff...
Birthday Boats, Birds et al
February 3, 2018 In
[ Tarfaya, Morocco ] So it’s February 3rd, and I’m in Tarfaya. It’s my birthday, and I feel like I should do SOMETHING to celebrate. The Greco-Roman orgy...
February 1, 2018 In
[ TanTan, Morocco ] Another day off the bike. Unplanned and undesired, but there you have it. Willing mind. Weak flesh. Etc, etc. I arrived here mid-afternoon yesterday after...
En Route to the Sahara
January 29, 2018 In
[ Guelmim, Morocco ] Happy Monday! It only took me three easy-riding days to get from Tiznit to Guelmim, even with a full 24-hour stop in Mirleft. So here I sit…next...
Some Time in Tiznit
January 24, 2018 In
[ Tiznit, Morocco ] I arrived here 12 days ago. Then I rested a lot. Then I took a bus to Marrakech to meet a friend. Then I returned to Tiznit five days later. Then I made...
Morocco 4: Tazenakht to Tiznit
January 13, 2018 In
[ Tiznit, Morocco ] It’s hard to believe, but I started riding southward from Casablanca four weeks ago this coming Monday. After getting caught in a sandstorm outside...
January 6, 2018 In
[ Taliouine, Morocco ] To say I’m miserable in this moment would be understatement. To pass the time—and there will be hours of it—I imagine my current predicament...
Morocco 3: Piste 1507
January 4, 2018 In
[ Tazenakht, Morocco ] After almost a week’s rest in Ouarzazate, I started 2018 with a bang. And by “bang” I mean “piste”–in the Sahara...
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