Sunday, December 30, 2012

Mc Donald Observatory

Thanks to David and Alex for saving me from the cold with a days rest.7000 feet very beautiful .and very chilly. Pretty good climb from the east. Be fare warned!!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

The slope of the Goat/ Bee Hive

A great hostel in marathon Texas. Being popular I decide to camp in the one of many satellite quarters . The Bee Hive.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

West of the Pecos

Finding Texas has a lot of desert beauty.

Fellow Travelers

Julian showing his two riding buddy's, John and emma the style of the crane. Good folks . Riding to Big Bend . I end up at same camp, store , bike shop, hostel. Safe travels . Always looks like my belly is hanging out. Ugg.

Stealth Camp

One of the few times I wild camp. Middle of cactus field . Really felt safe when the sun went down, knowing no one could navigate thru without being detected. San Antonio. Texas

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Freewheelcycle Austin .Texas

Good folks and great services. check them out...could help you... Also the REI in town has a superb bike shop.

Sunday, December 9, 2012


70 miles with two flats after the sun went down.  Hole in thermarest  ugly patch not working. On to fayetteville

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Thanks to Gary and Jennifer Wual

Thanks for the great stay! Now roaming doing errands in Houston's downtown .

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Houston Texas

Thanks to Jennifer Wual for putting me up on short notice.  A host. And a great host.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Honey Island TX

40 miles today no land records set. Taking it slow. Intel I feel 100 percent. But still trucking . Met some  great folks in silsbee TX. Cathy Jeff and Robert. They had a festival of food. Yummy.  And what seemed to be a bank robbery in town. Some things in texas will never change. Thanking God Texas is still flat.....won't be for long.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

BUNA Texas

43 miles before the rain started. Only a hour of day light left so I holed up in Buna.  A rode E pulled over.. call his friend at the first Baptist (The Helping Place) they have a food bank...where I'm happy to be...onward west tomorrow... Hoe!

T is for Texas

Back on the road. Going to get raining today.