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CYCLING SHANGHAI, CHINA

…ewsletters.  Thank you! —> street sign in Shanghai’s old neighborhood TRAVEL STORY: CYCLING SHANGHAI, CHINA Before moving to Shanghai I’d been repeatedly warned about the city’s extremely chaotic and dangerous traffic. I’d formed the distinct impression that bicycling in Shanghai would amount to a suicide mission. So I’d left my bike in KL, Malaysia and come to check traffic conditions myself be…

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TRAVEL INTERVIEW WITH NANCY SATHRE- VOGEL OF FAMILY ON BIKES

…Amily on Bikes- Ushuala- South America The Vogels finally reach the southernmost point of South America after cycling from Alaska for nearly 3 years TRAVEL INTERVIEW WITH NANCY SATHRE- VOGEL OF FAMILY ON BIKES   The Vogels- Nancy, John, Daryl and Davy- of Family on Bikes are most famous for their recently completed 3 year bike ride from Alaska to the southernmost tip of South America. And that’s an amazing accomplishment! In fact…

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LashWorldTour CYCLING AND HIKING GUIDEBOOKS TO BALI

…#8212;————————————— LashWorldTour CYCLING AND HIKING GUIDEBOOKS TO BALI: print version Both of my guidebooks to Bali were published at the end of July, 2011, and are on sale. Go hiking or cycling in Bali, Indonesia! Both guidebooks give detailed information about arriving and traveling through Bali. I’ve included arrival at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Inte…

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CYCLING BALI DAY 5: FLYING THORUGH BALI BARAT NATIONAL PARK

  CYCLING BALI DAY 5: FLYING THORUGH BALI BARAT NATIONAL PARK For the 5th day of my trip I had decided to cycle in late afternoon instead of early morning. That would offer several advantages. The greatest was spending nearly a full extra day at my lux seaside resort, which would also provide my body a longer rest. Although I felt perfectly fine, yesterday’s tougher than expected ride on nearly flat roads alerted me that I might be…

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CYCLING BALI DAY 10: Retracing Bali’s central North coast

View of Lake Tamblingan from Mt Bratan’s crater rim CYCLING BALI DAY 10: Retracing Bali’s central North coast Today I had 2 alternatives: option 1– Go back up into Bali’s rugged mountains, enjoy splendid views of Lake Tamblingan, nestled down in the crater of volcanic Mt Bratan for a few hours, whiz back down to Bali’s north coast on a scenic winding road, then head east to seaside Air Sanih. Gorgeou…

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CYCLING BALI DAY 9: THE KILLER MOUNTAINS

Bali’s central mountains Bali’s central mountains CYCLING BALI DAY 9: THE KILLER MOUNTAINS I’d been dreading this day since starting my circumnavigation of Bali. Today I had to cycle up into Bali’s rugged interior mountains from the south coast, grind up over Bali’s heights, and then pedal down to Bali’s distant north coast. I actually loathe uphill cycling. Two previous incidents were also haunting…

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CYCLING BALI DAY 11: BALI’S ARID NORTHEAST COAST

…to the free monthly newsletter —–>> rice fields and mountains along north Bali coast CYCLING BALI DAY 11: BALI’S ARID NORTHEAST COAST Singaraja City, smack in the middle of Bali’s stunning north coast, marks a clear dividing point in Bali’s climate, topography and scenery. West of Singaraja, all the way to Gilimanuk at Bali’s westernmost point, land is lush, fertile and bursting with vibrant gree…

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CYCLING BALI DAY 13: HOME AGAIN, HOME AGAIN, DIGGITY DIG…

…cribe to my free monthly newsletter. Thanks! —–>> lovely luxurious Sanur Beach, Bali CYCLING BALI DAY 13: HOME AGAIN, HOME AGAIN, DIGGITY DIG… And so, on Dec. 1, 2010, I completed my bicycle circumnavigation of Bali in the same manner I’d begun three weeks earlier:   * in Sanur, my long time haunt in Bali and only great destination in South Bali.   * on a short 25 km, easy cruise. I’d sta…

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AUSTRALIA TALES: MY GOLD COAST CYCLE TRIP

Australia- setting off on the road cycling MY GOLD COAST CYCLE TRIP After nearly 2 weeks hanging out at Byron Bay and spending much time with Denis, my then-German-boyfriend, I finally set out to cycle again. I actually hadn’t done any cycle-touring since the previous April in southern Thailand, where I’d been cycling down the west coast until I was picked up as crew on ‘Survivor’ TV show.  That meant a whole year withou…

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CYCLING BALI DAY 2: VOLCANO CLIMB!

  CYCLING BALI DAY 2: VOLCANO CLIMB! I had big plans for today: 88 km / 54 miles of cycling in mountains. That entailed 35 km up the flanks of volcanic Mt. Batur to Batur’s crater rim, another 7 km uphill along the crater rim itself, 36+ km downhill to Bali’s north coast, then a final 10 km to the city of Singaraja on flat, but congested, coastal roads. As it turned out, my day consisted entirely of Volcano Climb……

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