Fuerteventura and Lanzarote

We had a return day in Gran Canaria after leaving Tenerife in order to catch the ferry to Fuerteventura (Second largest of the Canary Islands). It was day of riding in mixed weather: 50% clear and sunny, 50% overcast and light rain. During the period of sunshine, we (re)rode the mountain pass of Pico de …

Tenerife

We left Gran Canaria for Tenerife on Friday, 20 February 2015 aboard a ferry on very rough and choppy seas. It was an hour and half voyage. I was fine; Martin, the tour leader, and Howard, my friend, not so much. Upon our arrival in Santa Cruz, the capital city of Tenerife, Martin fought off …

Gran Canaria

I arrived in Gran Canaria at 23:25 (11:25 PM) local time Monday, 16 February 2015; un-showered and un-shaven for the past 26 hours. My friend Howard and our hosts for the next 10 days of motorcycle riding in the Canary Islands, Martin and his partner, Joy, were there to meet me and whisk me away …

Airport

When traveling by aircraft, I always like to allow myself plenty of time before the flight. One thing I hate having to do is the OJ Simpson run though the airport and security checkpoint. They would just tackle you and haul you off to airport prison, thus causing you to miss your flight, anyway. Arriving …

Airport

Originally posted on The Canuck Chef:
When traveling by aircraft, I always like to allow myself plenty of time before the flight. One thing I hate having to do is the OJ Simpson run though the airport and security checkpoint. They would just tackle you and haul you off to airport prison, thus causing you…