Penticton – Randle: A full plate in Washington state

Kilometres: One thousand and something! "Evergreen State"s crossed: not quite one. Star-spangled flags spotted: about 7.3 per person. As I pedalled out of Nicholson Street after a few days with some family friends, I thought "Well, I'm a cyclist again". I left Penticton full, happy, excited and, well, in pouring rain and into a driving… Continue reading Penticton – Randle: A full plate in Washington state

Vancouver – Penticton: A Happy Cyclist’s Report

Kilometres: 400 and something. Snake sightings: 2  High-pitched freak-outs upon seeing a snake: 1 (yes!)  Up Burrard Street, right on Hastings Street, past the crackheads swarming around Chinatown drugstores, up a Big Hill ("The first!" I thought triumphantly), right on Gaglardi Way ("Oh dear," I thought as I reached the top) and down the Big… Continue reading Vancouver – Penticton: A Happy Cyclist’s Report