Tripstagram part 6: Huaraz to

My journey on Instagram part six, from Huaraz to the end in Paracas, Peru. https://www.instagram.com/p/BeerMWgnrhg/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/Bex0BVhHpBa/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/Be9DRkLnjHx/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BfJl7ipHc6_/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZ9jX5HB2g/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfg9D3fHz50/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BfjiGSHn86N/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfrie1XnoEw/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BgGwULvhmzs/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BgJI7T6BTmC/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores  

Tripstagram part 5: Chachapoyas to Huaraz

My journey on Instagram, part 4, from Chachapoyas to Huaraz in Peru. https://www.instagram.com/p/BdHCMy3HVkR/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BdJp2_CH9HQ/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BdRQjmxn7tI/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BdV_-h9H-lH/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/Bdal2JAnQAJ/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/Bdgby8knPYM/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BdlM2NUHefO/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BdlOcbWHznY/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BdssB5pnEIP/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/Bdz33ehH8BE/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BeBmEuRnIRx/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BeJaLGCnK8d/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BeO9veaHN9Q/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BeS-A4OHxX6/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores

Tripstagram pt. 3: Tulcan to Quito, Ecuador

My journey on Instagram, part 3: Tulcan to Quito, plus a trip to the Galapagos. Part 1 is here and part 2 is here. https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba-ISVWn6BW/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbAlcu_nDLn/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbA-94OHbkM/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbGDKYpHrCM/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbLO0Q6HgEb/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbXyzj2nYAy/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbfCdnkHfWY/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbiSceIH3AI/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbqT_Z_H7J6/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores https://www.instagram.com/p/BbxicgTn2fj/?taken-by=alexcooperexplores Part four is here.

Tripstagram pt. 1: Colombia – Bogota to Medellin

I haven't written anything on this blog since I completed my trip. I have a few things I plan on writing about, but for now, I've simply decided to compile a few posts from my Instagram page of my trip. This covers the first three weeks of my trip in Colombia, from my arrival in … Continue reading Tripstagram pt. 1: Colombia – Bogota to Medellin

Up against the divide: Cajatambo to Tarma

Cold. Tired. Uninspired. Bored? The last week of riding was my toughest yet mentally and physically. For three days I felt like I was on the world’s largest yo-yo – slogging up huge climbs, only to be greeted by rain and snow and a long drop back down. I had one particularly amazing day that … Continue reading Up against the divide: Cajatambo to Tarma

Into the land of glaciers: Huaraz to Cajatambo

"Is it worth it?" It's a familiar question I ask myself often. Is riding close up to glaciers it worth it, even if it means riding through snow and rain and wind and cold afterward? Is pushing my loaded bike up and over multiple passes more than 4,500-metres in altitude worth it for the expansive … Continue reading Into the land of glaciers: Huaraz to Cajatambo

Reflections on the road so far

2017 was a momentous year for me. I remember the day I walked into my publisher's office and told her I was leaving the paper. Actually, I don't remember the exact day - I forget if it was a Monday or Tuesday, or if it was the last week of May or first week of … Continue reading Reflections on the road so far