South America Right here I Come!

by jpc_touring-bicycle

Do no matter you’ve all the time needed to do TODAY — or no less than get began with ‘it’ in some small.

– John Reese –

For months I’ve been dreaming about South America… and now the time has lastly come for me to pack up my issues, hit the street, and journey into the unknown.

Effectively, not fairly but really, however very, very quickly.

In about two months time I plan to depart my house in Park Metropolis, Utah (USA) and journey to South America, the place I might be dwelling, exploring and biking about for about 5-6 months.

“The place precisely in South America am I going?” you is perhaps questioning.

Effectively, I don’t precisely know at this cut-off date. I’ve some concepts for locations I need to go, however at this early date nothing has been nailed down.

All I do know proper now’s that I’m going to be in South America in the course of the finish of 2010 and in the course of the first a number of months of 2011. And whereas I’m there, I’m going to be documenting the complete journey proper right here on That a lot I do know!

Over the following a number of months, I’m going to doc each single element main as much as my departure. I’m going to share with you :

How I’m going about planning an journey reminiscent of this.
How I can afford to journey for months on finish.
How I hire out my house, which then frees me as much as go on these wild adventures.
How I plan my routes, schedule out my days, and make my airplane and lodging reservations.
And an entire lot extra!

Then, as soon as I hit the street, I’ll use the web site right here at to doc my travels and share with you the teachings I’ve realized whereas on the market on the street.

I’m going to be taking a ton of photographs whereas I’m in South America… and I plan to provide some killer new movies as nicely.

Throughout my time in South America, I’ll let a few of my secrets and techniques for rapidly and simply studying the native languages and (as standard) I’ll do my finest to reply any questions you might need in regards to the areas that I’ll be touring by way of.

The subsequent a number of months at Bicycle Touring Professional are going to be superior and I’m actually wanting ahead to what the long run holds. My hope, after all, is that the content material I create whereas in South America will make it easier to too, as displaying you the way I’m going about planning, getting ready for, and executing my very own journey will finally make it easier to to make your individual journey desires turn out to be a actuality.

So, that’s it for now! I’m going to South America… I don’t know the place but… and I don’t know precisely when, however I’ll determine all of that out very, very quickly.

If you wish to comply with alongside (and ensure you don’t miss even a single facet of my South American journey) you’ll want to subscribe to the Bicycle Touring Professional RSS feed, get each new article from the web site despatched to you through electronic mail, sign-up for my free cycle touring electronic mail e-newsletter, comply with me on Twitter, or watch the motion unfold on Fb.

Journey Tip: Step one in making your journey desires come true is to determine that you’re going to make a journey within the first place. You don’t must have all the small print discovered earlier than making this choice, nonetheless. All you must do is determine that your journey (wherever it’d take you… and for nonetheless lengthy) is  ACTUALLY GOING TO HAPPEN! Make a dedication to the journey and announce your plans to the world. When you get the ball rolling, you possibly can work out the small print later.

Pictures by Alex E. Proimos & Ivan Mlinaric


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