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Big Bird on a Bike
Big Bird Rides Again!!! After an epic 27 month, 44,000km cycle ride around the world between 2010 and 2012 and a rather lazy 27 months back home in Devon, I've decided it's time to hit the road again. This time I'm off to Santiago in Chile to pick up where I left off and "Do the Bit I Missed". I plan to ride south to Ushuaia, then hitch or fly up to Buenos Aires (to avoid the boring, flat Pamapas in Argentina) then potter up through Uruguay and Paraguay and into Brazil. The plan is vague and I have no return ticket, so follow the blog and come along for the ride. Let's see where the road takes us.......
My latest 5 diary entries

9th Jun 2015 - 28th Jun 2015 - Big Bird Rides Again
Home Sweet Home
Well, the journey is over. Last time I wrote I was being eaten to death by mosquitoes in a hot and sticky Rio. Now I am sitting at my dining room table on a grey and drizzly English summer day, sipping a G&T a...
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28th May 2015 - 8th Jun 2015 - Big Bird Rides Again
Meeting My Maker.
And the award for the best directions of the trip goes to......(drum roll)...the old boy, who, when I asked him the way to Copacobana told me to "Keep straight on til you see Jesus, then take a left&quo...
1210 Words | 123 ReadsRead moreRead more

2nd May 2015 - 26th May 2015 - Big Bird Rides Again
Riding up to Rio
I've just realised that I haven't written for over a month, so it's time to put that right, but I'm afraid the computer I'm writing on won't upload my photos, so you'll have to wait fo...
1758 Words | 149 ReadsRead moreRead more

1st May 2015 - 15th May 2015 - Big Bird Rides Again
Water Water Everywhere....
Found a little waterfall yesterday.See photos.......
11 Words | 148 ReadsRead moreRead more

17th Apr 2015 - 30th Apr 2015 - Big Bird Rides Again
Beach Bums
Well Ladies......you´ll be pleased to know that, yes, Brazilian women have cellulite too, only they´re not afraid to show it!I was beginning to wonder whether Brazil had beaches at all, as I´d ...
1470 Words | 132 ReadsRead moreRead more

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