This Ride Here
What you discover through adventure,
mindfulness and flow

Finding flow on the trail
The concept of flow or flow experience as per Mihaly Csikszentmihaly describes the state of consciousness an individual may enter[...]
When synthetic is better than natural
In contrast to conservation where natural tends to be preferred to synthetic, and control of our environmental destiny seems to[...]
Reflecting on personalities here and there
Kyrgyzstan 2012: a friendly woman who invited us in for teaOne thing I struggle with when traveling is the loss[...]
This is it! A video of the bike trip
One of the aims of our previous trip was to help raise awareness about melanoma skin cancer. In 2003, after[...]
A snapshot of true Tajikistan
What is the feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their[...]
The journey is the reward, the reason, the lesson
My friends Valérie and Gérard recently posted a great quote in a comment on this blog: A journey does not[...]

We are Adam and Julie, thirty-somethings from Switzerland, the UK and the US. Our goal is to discover the world and ourselves through adventures on roads less travelled. We are currently riding bicycles in the Americas.

In 2012 we biked from New Zealand to Switzerland with a traditional bike touring set-up. In 2018 we will be "bikepacking"  (using more rugged bikes), staying off pavement and on mountain backroads as much as possible.