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India and Neighbors
May 2010 to present

Alaska / Canada / USA
May 2008 to April 2010

New Zealand
Sept 2007 to May 2008

Australia
Sept 2006 to Sept 2007

SE Asia / China
Nov 2004 to Sept 2006

South America
June 2003 to June 2004

AZ, Mexico, and Central America
March 2002 to April 2003

How I started
The 5 years before I left


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Equipment Pages Index

Introduction
How Much to Bring and Weight
Some Advice About Advice
A Note to Perspective Sponsors and Gear Suppliers
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START HERE for Touring Bikes and Commuting Bicycles
Custom Touring Bicycles and Bike Upgrade Buyers Guide
Bicycle Touring Frames 
The Steel Repair Myth.
Steel and Aluminum Derailleur Hanger Repair.
Bicycle Touring Wheels
Phil Wood: The Best Bicycle Hubs

Panniers / Bike Bags
Cargo Trailers Vs Panniers
Tires for Bike Tours..
Bicycle Touring Saddles.
Women's Specific Bike Touring Saddles
Brooks Leather Touring Bicycle Saddle Care and Conditioning
Bike Computer
Touring Handlebars, Bar Ends, Adjustable Stems, and Padded Grips.
Kickstands
Sealed Cartridge Headsets

How to prevent flat tires
Bike Route Trails and Maps

Camping
Buying Camping Equipment
Tent and Ground Cloth
Sleeping Bag
Sleeping Pad
Camp Stove
Pots and Pans
Water Filter
First Aide Kits
Solar Power for Camp

Clothing
Bike Touring Shorts

Electrical
Short-wave Radio
Computer
Internet
mp3
Bicycle touring lights

Books
Packing list
Pictures of Equipment Failures
Shopping


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Pictures of Barranca del Cobre or
Copper Canyon Mexico Images

(May 28 - 29, 2002)

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The Conductor - "Es Todos A Bordo"  (All Aboard)

 


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Country village seen from the train


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Cindie and Tim on the edge again - Barranca del Cobre, Mexico

 


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Adobe house seen in the canyon

 


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Farm in the canyon

 


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Artsy tree shot

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Cindie (without a mouth) and Jim

 


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Cindie in the pines

 


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Ladder used by Indians to reach the canyon's rim

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Jim - the mad English Man

 


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Tim

 


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For some unknown reason this place must make your back hurt.

 


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Can you tell that Cindie is afraid of heights

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Jim

 


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Jim looks into the Barranca del Cobre

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View of food stalls, hawkers, and of course the Barranca del Cobre

 


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Cindie buys ice-cream and a kid tries to much pesos from her

 


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These Ice-cream vendor carts can be seen all over Mexico

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This man takes your picture, makes key chains from them and sells them on the train.   He must have done this for years because he appears in our movie Travel the World By Train: Central America

 


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Little girl checking out Cindie on the train

 


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Adobe farm house still in use

 


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Ranch life seen from the train

 


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The train chugging towards the mouth of the canyon

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Scene from the train

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What I Have Learned On The Road

Dreaming of Endless Travel

Injustice of Poverty

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