Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

On our first morning in the Democratic Republic of Congo, we woke early, hoping to slip out from the custody of our host, the village policeman, without further fanfare.

As we wheeled the bikes out of his office in the dark he appeared dressed for the day and eager for a tip for his troubles. It was hard to know if the few dollars we gave him constituted a bribe or a donation.

While we were grateful for a secure place to sleep, we were especially grateful to be back on the road.

Continue reading “Democratic Republic of Congo”

Let’s visit Isabella

I know is a short notice adventure but why not?

Don’t think that Isabella is a super hot lady with big fake boobs!!! Lake Isabella  is a census-designated place (CDP) in the southern Sierra Nevada, in Kern County, California, United States. It is named after the Lake Isabella reservoir and located at its southwestern edge, 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Wofford Heights in the Kern River Valley. Continue reading “Let’s visit Isabella”