June 2012 – Business & Pleasure (all pics are clickable for HiRez size)
June 15th – June 18th Leslie was taking a course about Hospital Development and Organ Donation. Cheryl flew down on the 15th for some R & R while I was in my course. Great course sponsored by NATCO and was useful to attend even though we do things much differently in Canada.
While we were away Cheryl’s cousin Taylor and boyfriend Dave took care of our “kids” and house…they have a little Chihuahua, Olive which made 4 dogs and an elderly cat for them to care for over a week. They always help out these “kids” and that also meant they were here for 44 days last summer while we were up north. We trust them immensely.
Our new bucket list destination to ride is Iceland. I have posted about this beautiful country before and here is another spectacular video showing off all that Iceland has to offer. What a place just begging to be explored via a bike….the new Alaska?????
by Miriam Agwai
When we get home I will put together a post showing all that we did while down in Arizona once Leslie’s course was finished. First few days were business and then we had 4 days to explore. Goal was to see the Grand Canyon as much as we could. We drove, yes I mean drove our bikes are at home, over 1000 miles in 3 days. It was HOT but fun. ALL PICS ARE CLICKABLE for HiRES
Here are a few sample pics we took while driving in our a/c cage!
Heading out of town June 14th to take a course down in Tempe Arizona. Cheryl is coming along for some well deserved R&R. While I will be in a course for 4 days, Cheryl will be tanning by the pool in over 100 degree heat! No bikes for this trip but hopefully a trip to the Grand Canyon will be on the agenda. Good news though, we are heading out on July 9th for about 2 weeks on a road trip. Finally, we will get out. It’s been a long few months since I, Leslie started my new career with BC Transplant in organ donation back in January. Have not really had a break since January 16th. I will be doing a post on my 6th month anniversary with BCTS when I get signed off of probation mid July.
Stay tuned as even when traveling via plane we still make it an adventure!
Everyday I am going to pick a random pictures from previous trips. Part of my way to reflect on where we have gone and places we hope to go! Enjoy!
Carla King Lonely Planet Author (Hoover your cursor over the Title’s there are links in some)
I know this is an advertisement for GlobeBusters but their Promo trailer is so good and really highlights why we all ADV ride. It’s well done too…watch the whole thing there is a really cool part to this….
I have posted this video once before and I have never met the creator of this BEAUTIFUL Timelapse video of Iceland. The reason I am re posting it is see below. If you agree this is a great production why not vote? Help a great guy out. We have emailed and messaged one another because I am in awe of Joe. If you appreciate talent that should be discovered vote for Joe’s video! This video is why Cheryl & I will ride ICELAND one day!
Hi Leslie, sorry for the direct message, but I need your help!
My Midnight Sun video has been chosen as a finalist in the Xprize video contest! Voting has begun, and I could really use your support by voting for my video. Your support would be greatly appreciated! Its quick, easy, and you don’t have to enter any personal information
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- Click on my Midnight Sun | Iceland video.
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This is wicked….there are 196 countries in the world and 164 have visited our BLOG at least once. We are so thankful so many places have taken a look at what is going on here and seem to come back too. I feel like we once again need to thank everyone for making this BLOG so much fun!
Do you see your country on this map?
Worth buying this video and sitting back in the warmth of your home watching the Curbsyde Team of Joe & Flora Lloyd, Paul Mondor and Jesse Clark on their personal journeys to Tuktoyaktuk in the middle of winter on two BMW F800GS bikes. I am going to have to review this video one day from an amateur’s preservative. Very well done, HD, and as always in Joe and Flora’s videos you will learn something about the history and culture where they ride to and from.
I recently got back from another around-the-world trip, and I decided to do something a little different this time. I took them and assembled them into this rapid-fire video… See “The-Making-Of” video of this at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kHtuGEhXpQ
Normally, I post one new photo per day on http://www.StuckInCustoms.com , so I thought this would be a nice way to mix it up.
If you want to see my popular HDR Tutorial, visit http://www.StuckInCustoms.com/hdr-tutorial/