Posts tagged "cycling"
Sunday in Mexico City

Sunday in Mexico City

Running diagonally through the heart of Mexico City, the Paseo de la Reforma is the kind of arrow-straight, tree-lined, monument-strewn boulevard that travel writers are contractually required to describe as ‘Parisian’. For six and a half days each week, this grand avenue is soaked with cars, buses, vans and taxis, honking and weaving and running...
Mind the gap

Mind the gap

The sole land border between Colombia and Panama is occupied by the Darién Gap, a 160km-long, 50km-wide area of largely unexplored forest and swamp. The name is easily explained: ‘Darién’ after the Panamanian province in which it sits; ‘Gap’ for the break in the Panamerican Highway, an otherwise continuous 48,000km road between Alaska and Patagonia,...
Snaps - June 2014

Snaps – June 2014

Aside from yesterday’s lengthy Quito post, we haven’t written much here about our month in Ecuador. We suspect our typically ordinary photographs may not illustrate quite how much we enjoyed it, but enjoy it we did. (As always, you can find past posts in this monthly ‘Snaps’ series by clicking here.)     As soon...