Bike Touring a world afflicted by coronavirus

Bike touring with Coronavirus

When planning a long term bike tour there really isn't much point in doing anything more then outlining a rough route and schedule. There's simply too many unexpected events that can disrupt the best laid intentions. A broken bike chain, an injury, visa/passport issues can all wreck having with a schedule. However, when I was … Continue reading Bike Touring a world afflicted by coronavirus

“Stop staring at your phones”

All over China loudspeakers blast out public service announcements that, in Australia, would seem borderline patronizing. I heard on one train journey: "Smoking is prohibited on this train" "Take care of your children and keep them away from hot surfaces" "Be careful putting liquids on the foldout table in front of you" The most interesting, … Continue reading “Stop staring at your phones”