Cycling the Golden Gate Bridge

The humble bicycle has two wheels and no motor. Invented in the early 1800s and largely unchanged in two centuries, the bike is an excellent invention in transportation. And interestingly, unlike in other forms of transportation, development of the bicycle has resulted in an entirely new species of human, a species that would make Darwin…

Cycling the World’s Most Dangerous Road

Back in June 2009 I cycled down what is supposedly the world’s most dangerous road, outside of La Paz, Bolivia. Presumably it was given this unofficial title long before roads in the Middle East were given the added challenge of IEDs. The road is known as Death Road colloquially or alternatively Yungas Road or Coroico…

Biblical Cycling Around the Sea of Galilee

Tiberias, the largest town on the Sea of Galilee, is one of Israel’s most popular tourist destinations, and it’s a common thing for visitors to try cycling around the 55km circumference in a day. Around the area you can find the place where Jesus walked on water, the place where Jesus delivered some of his…