Entries in 'Feverish Desert'
Arrival at the Pacific Ocean

Arrival at the Pacific Ocean

December 07, 2009 by 13 Comments

I stood at the edge of the continent and took in my first views of the Pacific Ocean. The desert abuts the sea at Paracas National Reserve with dramatic cliffs, sea life, and powerful winds. I felt a true sense of accomplishment. There have been a small handful of cycling days on this trip that [...]

Fellow Adventurers on the PanAm Sur and 3000 Miles

Fellow Adventurers on the PanAm Sur and 3000 Miles

November 30, 2009 by 20 Comments

Just when you cross the Andes, almost cross the continent, you start feeling pretty tough. Then you get put in your place… twice in a few hours. I started north out of Nasca into a brutal headwind through the desert and met some fellow adventurers along the way.

Over the Andes Into the Desert

Over the Andes Into the Desert

November 28, 2009 by 11 Comments

I´m writing this post after spending 19 hours in bed with a raging fever, maybe too much street meat? I made it over the Andes and have descended down into the Atacama desert, the driest in the world. “It feels good to be out of the rain.”