Scenes from Lake Chapala :: Part 2

More photos of our time spent on the north shore of Lake Chapala, taken in various locations between Ajijic and Chapala.

Kai surrounded by flowers, Ajijic

A bright and happy abode.

Chapala Market Day

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One Year Anniversary & Valuable Lessons

Today we’re celebrating 365 days of being on the road! We’d like to send out A Big Thank You to all the wonderful people who have supported us along the way! . Three (of many) valuable lessons we’ve learned over the past year: . Don’t believe everything you hear or let media-driven agendas feed your fears.

We’ll admit we [Read More…]

On Goals & Living Intentionally

This isn’t a “vacation” from everyday tedium. Every step is a conscious choice, helping us to transition to a more sustainable lifestyle. [Read More…]

Baja California, Mexico :: Dispelling Fear

The border guards and military personnel barely glanced at Kai & I as we walked our bicycles through the pedestrian entrance of the U.S./Tecate border and said nothing as we passed the office that we were required to stop at to collect our tourist cards, so in only a few short minutes we found ourselves starring dumbly at each other [Read More…]

Our First Stage :: Cycling USA Video

Our shadows chase us the entire way, rejoicing in the sunlight while we do all the work.

It seems like only yesterday that we pedaled out of Burlington, Vermont to begin our around the world adventure. As you may remember, we were supposed to leave way back in April of 2011 but had to take care of a tiny project before we [Read More…]

Addiction Recovery & the 5 Stages of Climate Grief

Glow from an oil rig off the shore of California.

Over the last few months of our travels, blatant scenes of a car-enabled and fossil fueled society have unfolded before us. The environmental problems we face as a community have become even more apparent to us from the seat of a bicycle.

When you’ve decided to change every aspect of your life to try to counter the devastating effects [Read More…]