I made it to USA! First stop, Seattle!
My hosts Kris and Stacie made me feel right at home
I fell in love with their daughter Sienna too!
Kris and I out exploring the city
My first guest rider Gary was hitch hiking after his car broke down
My favoite part of my ride was endless rows of colorful flowers!
Home sweet home. My camping spot day one on the road
Early morning fog on the lake
One of many bike lanes in Washington State
Lovin' the shaded riding and sunny skies!
Mt. St. Helens on the horizon
After 85 miles I meet Alfonso and family who host me for the night
The next adventurer Tad Beckwith ponding our puncture
This sucker was an inch long!
Couple of retired Peace Pedalers rollin' into Portland
My Portland crew Alanna and Tad ready to mow down
Good home cookin' by Alanna. Yummy!
210 Mile of loaded touring in 3 days and THIS is all I wanted to do next ;)
Brng on my brother from another mother Willie Wilson who flies in from Spokane to ride!
We connect with Ivy, the fiance of a former Scotish guest rider Mark--small world!
Hittin' the town and groovn' down
Finally meeting my neighbor in Nicaragua (long story) John who cooks up some mean enchaladas
John and the family divin' into the best Mexcian grub I've had in years
Had to pack doggie bags for the road!
Our Portland princess Tee testing the ride before we head out
Willie ready to rock!
And we're off--heading from Portland to Eugene!
Stopping to meet the locals on the country roads
Willie lovn' the car free back roads, clean air and scenery
Willie treats us to a yurt! Thanks Willie!
Fall colors at the Champoeg park
Scenery like this on car free country roads...pinch me!
Sunny skies and tail winds in Oregon make any cyclist smile!
Happy Halloween from Oregon!
Whooo hoooo! Made it to Eugene!
Willie leavn' his mark.
The victory meal. Oh, if you coud only taste it!
Getting hooked up wtih Luca's trailer thanks to Burley in Eugene, Oregon :)
Outside Fort Bragg just before the storm
A brief break in the storm outside Fort Ross
Escaping the storm w/ Torey, Kaya, Luca & Abree in Napa
Luca lovin't the grape pickin' mission in the rain
Skunk Alert! Washing the odor off after mistaking a cat for a skunk at night!
The storm clears and we have blue skies for our crossing of the bridge with Cris n Lil Luca
Luca's first visit to the pumpkin patch
Luca's first Halloween costume :) Too cute!
Ready to paddle out at 38th. Good to be home!
Priceless moments with Lil Luca camping on the beach
Oh! Luca's first kiss at just 2 months!
Abulita Carol in the house at our World Series Screening. Giants killed em!
Garryck n Binks together on tandems. Last time was in 2003!
Good times at sunset
Vision realized--riding, surfing, sunsets and family:)
Eilish making some dope smores
And the sun comes out when Doug meets us at Devils slide
How about THIS campsite!
Dinner on the coast
Halloween day in Santa Cruz with Giants in World Series :)
Setting up for the fundraiser and screening at bicycle trip
Mom doing her best baby sitting
Rollin' south to Big Sur on a PERFECT day
Our campsite was divine
Luca diggin' the hammock
Delphina trying for 2nd base?
Rollin' solo from Big Sur towards SLO
Exploring the Santa Barbara coast
Mamacita n Luca bonding at the beach
Chillin' at Cris' pad in Malibu
Anohter epic sunset from Chris' pad in Malibu
A perfect visit to Big Rich n Shue-Ping
Mamacita camped in this tent for 3 weeks. Go Mom!
On top of a massive climb ready to rock the downhill
Rollin' into Huntington Beach
Uncle Gino's first nephew
Luca sucking up the Huntington Beach sun
My Orange County Team who helped us create an awesome fundraising event. Thanks Amanda and Maram!!!
Cookin' it up in Carlsbad
Willy n Binks coming in after a freezing cold ride
The welcome meal with family n friends
The rainbow just outisde our party spot
Thanks Tom for the cake!
Rollin' back north we hit a surf stop in Shell Beach.
Auntie Karina in from Sweden for the final fiesta
A taste of Luca's photo shoot
Ezra sharing the love
My sister Tally with hubby Ken and their dreamy 57 Chevy
Luca and his cousins Ezra and Eli
Tessa and Sean once again host us as we roll into Santa Cruz
My welcome home sunset--so sweet!
Our Gypsy Family Basecamp while searcing for my pad--Thanks Jack Oniel!
Morning fun in the camper at the beach
Luca and Papa getting ready to adventure in the redwoods
Luca's first taste of the Nicene forest
The Santa Cruz Family :) (minus Greg n Delphina)
One last lil fiesta at the Caulfileds before Cris n Luca head to Spain
Lil Luca enjoying the warf
Our last adventure to New York...See ya in Spain for the next one :)
I lasted less than a week after Luca and Cris left. I hopped a plane back to Spain 2 weeks early for the Holidays. Can ya see why?