News from the Four Corners
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...
Morocco 2: High Atlas to Ouarzazate
December 30, 2017 In
[ Ouarzazate, Morocco ] The days since Tanant have been a pretty serious reality check, and a reminder that when you start a hard ride with zero training, you had better...
Merry Christmas from Morocco
December 25, 2017 In
[ Demnat, Morocco ] Burrowed deeply underneath multiple blankets and a sleeping bag, a screaming bladder and the morning call to prayers interrupt my slumber. I hear the hotel...
Morocco 1: Casablanca to Tanant
December 23, 2017 In
[ Tanant, Morocco ] I guess it’s official: I’m on the road, I more or less have my sea-legs under me, and am getting used to life on the bike. Morocco really...
Pin the Trail on the Roadmap
December 15, 2017 In
[ Casablanca ] I love maps. Even more, I love the graph-theoretical exercise of superimposing arbitrary sets of vertices upon them, strung together with the most obscure,...
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