These travel journals were originally published on a website called Worldsurface affiliated with Footprints Travel Guides. The Road to Everest was published by Trailblazer Publications in The Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook as part of its section entitled “Tales from the Saddle” by Stephen Lord. Another short summary of cycling in Cuba was published in the second edition.

Several Videos are available on my YouTube Channel called OneWorld1. I like this whimsical one about Cycling across the Salar de Uyuni on the Bolivian Altiplano. You can see it at


Thanks to Peter Snow Cao from for his assistance and encouragement when my original bike was stolen in Beijing and to my ongoing friendship with Dan and Scott at