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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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General Information Central America

 
Lonely Planet Central America on a Shoestring


Rough Guide to Central America 3 (Rough Guide Travel Guides)


Driving the Pan-American Highway to Mexico and Central America : A Complete Guide for Do-It-Yourself Planning and Driving Through Mexico and Central America.

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Footprint Central America and Mexico 2005

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Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone
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Lost Cities of North & Central America
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Incidents of Travel in Central America Chiapas and Yucatan vol 1
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Incidents of Travel in Central America Chiapas and Yucatan (vol. 2)
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First- Time Around the World


1,000 Places to See Before You Die


Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel

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Lonely Planet Healthy Travel : Central & South America
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Mayan Archeological Sites, Ruins, and Culture

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Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars
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Maya Art and Architecture (World of Art)
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  Return of the Children of Light: Incan and Mayan Prophecies for a New World
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Pre-Columbian Art and Culture.

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An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
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A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya
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Lost Cities of North & Central America
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Guatemala Highlands


Lonely Planet Guatemala

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Guatemalan Journey
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Guatemala's Folk Saints: Maximon, San Simon, Rey Pascual, Judas, Lucifer, and Others
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I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
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Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans
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The Most Beautiful Place in the World

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Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala
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Honduras


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Lonely Planet Honduras' Bay Islands:Diving & Snorkeling by David Behrens, Cam O'Brien
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Don't Be Afraid Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks from the Heart: The Story of Elvia Alvarado
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The Mosquito Coast
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The Mosquito Coast
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Live Well in Honduras: How to Relocate, Retire, and Increase Your Standard of Living
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The Soccer War

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Honduran Summer Honduran Spring
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The Real Contra War: Highlander Peasants

   

Nicaragua


In Focus Nicaragua a Guide to the People, Politics and Culture

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Moon Handbooks Nicaragua
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Poets of Nicaragua: A Bilingual Anthology 1918-1979
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My Car in Managua
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Sandinista: Carlos Fonseca and the Nicaraguan Revolution
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Life Is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua
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Living and Investing in the New Nicaragua
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Washington's War on Nicaragua
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Costa Rica


Lonely Planet Costa Rica Budget Travelers Guide Book

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  Lonely Planet Costa Rica Spanish Phrasebook
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Living Abroad in Costa Rica.

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The Surfer's Guide to Costa Rica
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Potholes to Paradise: Living in Costa Rica
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A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica
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  Field Guide to the Wildlife of Costa Rica
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  Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion
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The National Geographic Traveler Costa Rica
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Panama


Lonely Planet Panama Budget Travel Guide Book

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Adventures in Nature Panama (Adventures in Nature Series)
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Piloting the Panama Canal: Experiences of a Panama Canal Pilot
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The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama
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How Wall Street Created a Nation: J.P. Morgan, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Panama Canal
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A Guide to the Birds of Panama
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Mola Designs: 45 Authentic Indian Designs from Panama
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A Man, A Plan, A Canal: Panama  Video

 

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Path Between the Seas: the Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
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- Famous Bike Movies
- Bike Racing
- Cycling History and Bike Culture
- Bicycle Mechanics

Around the World Budget Travel
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-Dangerous Places
-Work Your Way Around the World

Arizona
- General Information for Arizona
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Apache Indians
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Ghost Towns in Arizona
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The Lost Dutchman Mine
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Hiking, Backpacking, and Trekking in Arizona
- Biking in Arizona
- Prescott Arizona

Mexico
- General Information About Mexico
- Mexico City Information
- Mexican Archaeological Sites and Ruins
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Maps of Mexico and Mexican States
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Movies
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Chiapas
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Copper Canyon and the Tarahumara Indians
- Learning Spanish
- Miscellaneous

Central America
- Guatemala
- El Salvador
- Honduras
- Nicaragua
- Costa Rica
- Panama

South America
- General Information
- Inca Archeological Sites, Ruins, and Culture
- Ecuador
- Peru
- Bolivia
- Chile
- Argentina

Southeast Asia / China
- General Information
- Thailand
- Cambodia and Angkor Wat
- Vietnam
- China

- Hong Kong
- Silk Road
- Malaysia
- Singapore
- Indonesia

Languages
- Learning Spanish
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Learning English

Equipment
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Computer and Software
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Shortwave Radio

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Miscellaneous

Finances
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How to Save Money
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How to Invest
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Newspapers and Magazines

Future Destinations
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Other

Book and Photo Picture Publishing / Selling
- Book Publishing / Selling
- Photo and Picture Publishing and Selling

Miscellaneous
- Birding
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Books We Read For Pleasure
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DVDs that We Carry
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How to Make Movies

- Herbs, Massage and the Natural Healing Arts
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RV Repair and Service

 


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