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Bike time!

Saturday: Bike building day! My bike, which missed the connection at O’Hare, finally caught up to me! Great news! Bad news was another 120,000 Ariary to take a taxi round trip to the airport. That’s twice the price for a private hotel room and full dinner! Otherwise a totally uneventful day…. in regards to biking stuff; otherwise it was an…

Out of Purgatory

Into Antananarivo, Madagascar, at 3am. All of the instructions for entry on arrival, as outlined by the embassy, are wrong. The forms to have completed before arriving? Not accepted. The extra passport photos for said paperwork? Not needed. The fee for a tourist visa? Higher. Getting in at this hour also meant that the money exchanges were closed and the…

Purgatory

Traveling has it’s painful and sucky moments for sure! Entering the first rings of purgatory (i.e. the plane) always brings thoughts of regret: “Why am I doing this?” “I should’ve just stayed home!” “Why didn’t I splurge on the upgrades?” But then the pain becomes a part of the ‘character building’ and getting stuffed hip-to-hip with strangers for up to…

the packing list…

This is all the kit I have on my bike for a month in Madagascar during rainy season: Clothes: Shoes x1 Socks x2 Underwear x2 Padded shorts x1 Bike shorts x1 Swim trunks x1 Biking jerseys, long sleeve x1 short x1 ‘Tourist’ shirt x1 Rain pants x1 Coat, riding x1 rain x1 Sun glasses x1 Bike gear: Helmet Biking gloves…

Starting the next adventure……

Starting the next adventure……

……by forming an LLC, and getting business licenses, and insurance, and starting social media accounts, and getting a domain name, and starting a website, and…. and…….. ….And I just want to get out and ride on my bike!