Knowing the World
The Matterhorn-this steep pyramid is an obsession for many. Nevertheless it is one of the world’s most impressive mountain. For decades I forgot the Matterhorn, but in my mountaineering period, this great mountain has call me, again. It was time to fulfill my dream and conquer that great wall. In order to climb the Matterhorn via the Hörnli Ridge, you have to be thoroughly prepared. Mistakes are paid expensively…
Visiting USA 2016 was my first Transatlantic destination. After very long period of routine life, I was finally on the road, again. A dynamic change in my mind was the first inevitable step I was confronted with. In order to get in touch with my Quest on Searching for Alternative Ways, I had to leave my old continent behind and one ocean. I Had to cross few time zones …
It’s amazing city, of many famous film locations, San Francisco – California, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. The Financial District’s Transamerica Pyramid.
From San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome.
From Fresno to Death Valley National Park in Nevada. It’s known for Titus Canyon, with a ghost town and colorful rocks, and Badwater Basin’s salt flats, North America’s lowest point. Above, Telescope Peak Trail weaves past pine trees.
From Yosemite National Park to Sequoia National Park, which is close to Kings Canyon National Park in California’s southern Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s known for its huge sequoia trees, notably the General Sherman Tree dominating the Giant Forest.
Arriving in Springdale bestows a surreal scenery landscape. Zion National Park Park in Utah is a southwest Utah nature preserve distinguished by Zion Canyon’s steep red cliffs. Zion Canyon Scenic Drive cuts through its main section, leading to forest trails along the Virgin River.
From ZION national park via Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel Scenic Drive and Checkerboard Mesa to Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah. Known for crimson-colored hoodoos, which are spire-shaped rock formations. The park’s main road leads past the expansive Bryce Amphitheater.
Trip to Monument Valley National park in Arizona, a red-sand desert region on the Arizona-Utah border, is known for the towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and starts at famous Forrest Gump Point .
Antelope Canyon is the most-photographed slot canyon in the world. It is located on Navajo land east of Page, Arizona. Canyon includes two separate, scenic slot canyon sections, referred as “Upper Antelope Canyon” or “The Crack”; and “Antelope Canyon” or “The Corkscrew”.
Trip from town called Tropic in Garfield County – Utah to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is a nearly 5.635-sq.- km wilderness recreation area atop a volcanic hot spot. Mostly in Wyoming, the park spreads into parts of Montana and Idaho.
From Salt Lake City to MOAB. A Red Rock Wonderland! Visiting textures and land forms unlike any other in the world. Arches National Park in Utah lies north of Moab in the state of Utah. Bordered by the Colorado River in the southeast, it’s known as the location of more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches.
Moab is a city in Grand County, in eastern Utah, in the western United States. The population was 5,046 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat and largest city in Grand County. Moab attracts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors to the nearby Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.
Trip from PAGE – to Horseshoe Bend – a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona. Continued journey to Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The location of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history.
Driving down on one part of U.S. Route 66, also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System. US 66 was established on November 11, 1926.
Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona.
Trip from Hoover Dam to a city of pure visual pleasure. Seeing the light and dark side of it – Las Vegas, in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, is a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife, centered around 24-hour casinos and other entertainment options.
Jamie Bianchini is coming from USA, and he travels by tandem-bike around the world for 6 years. Greater part of the way he drives a tandem bike and in each country he invite a co-driver or have to find him on the road. I was a part of Slovenian story in which Peace Pedalling became part of mine. The roads on which we were pedalling together, was a time of sobering transformation for me!
The hero was returning home after bicycle touring the world for more than five years! During this period, Dejan Glavnik has crossed 90 countries on all five continents. We have been following this brave man everyday, since the very beginning of his bicycle journey.
This is a small part of the story of another solo bicycle journey around the World. Nikolai left Denmark on April 10th 2006 and was back in Copenhagen 1.413 days & 62.180 km later, FEB2010, after crossing 53 countries on 6 continents. We all have our dreams. This...