Cycle

Anywhere for a Hug

“Make sure you come visit if you’re ever in [insert random name of strange town you will likely never visit]” -Anyone who has ever traveled is familiar with this phrase. It has become something of a generic salutation, the “politically correct” open-ended goodbye that is expected among gypsies. On the Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Hitch

Legacy

What were you born for?? In this cruel world of suffering and refugees and homeless people and war and taxes and divorce and hatred and PMS and Trump you can’t help but wonder why it is you turned up on this here planet… right? I mean, whether we like it Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Hitch

Homeward Bound

I was sat in Cairns umming and ahhhing about what to do with my post-cycle life. Five months remained on my Australian visa and it’s a massive country with endless possibilities… But deep inside I knew there was no place like [make-shift] home… It might not look like much, but Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Explore

New Zealand – Held Captive Against my Will

New Zealand, the picturesque setting of the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit… a land of beautiful mountains, picturesque waters, crazy adventures and prison…. A 3 year reunion with former yacht-sinking desert-island marooning legend Helenahttp://barefootedgypsy.blogspot.co.nz/2012/08/shipwrecked-marooned-destined-for.html  New Zealand kicked off brilliantly – there were amazing people to catch up with Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Taking Another Tack

“hark, now hear the sailors cry,  smell the sea, and feel the sky  let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic…”  ― Van Morrison WE DID IT!!! …We hadn’t quite crossed the Pacific… We hadn’t made it to Australia or even to New Zealand. …We hadn’t set any records or Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago