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“Impossible!!”

SOoooooO I’ve done it… I’ve cycled to the border! My calves are bigger than ever, Teddy is dirtier than ever, I feel gypsier than ever,  but after those early days in Vietnam where I swore daily I’d be throwing my bike away, I can’t believe I survived this far! My Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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What’s Next??

So what’s next?? I’m clueless – stumped – bewildered and desperately in need of motivation, inspiration, and challengisation. And for this I need you… yes, that’s right – YOU! Come Thursday I’ll have my Chinese visa and be free to rome the world and move onwards – but I have Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Faster than a Speeding Tractor

It’s not ideal having both an empty passport and a bicycle.  The two just don’t quite seem to match up.  I should be bouncing around the world mustering stamps and visas like my life depends on it (everyone judges you for having an empty passport and it’s not pretty) – Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Back to Bisex

[*’Bisex’ being ‘Basix’ mixed with ‘Bike’…. not ‘Bisexual’ – I tell you this now in an attempt to not disappoint just in case that is what you were after] The odd rest spot where sometimes you find hammocks… other times you get free drinks  It’s been a long time coming, but I Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Robbed, Raped, Beaten

I might have mentioned before how much I hate busses. And I do. I despise them – but sometimes you have to suck it up, [wo]man up, board them and live the nightmare… sometimes.  This was one of those times. With only 2 days to make a wedding, I could Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
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Get me to the Church on Time

It’s recently been bought to my attention that I have a wedding in 3 weeks. Not mine. No. That would be more worrying (mostly because I plan to elope and you can’t pre-plan elopage). Despite functioning as my moral reasoning on a frequent basis over the past 14 years, I need Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago