Trees of Amazement

We have all seen forests and rainforests, been in the jungles in Thailand and the Congo but nothing could prepare us for the Redwoods. An off-road trail leads into the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, the trail meanders among colossal redwoods thriving in the rich soils of the Smith River floodplain. The redwood trees are […]

Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier is the highest mountain in Washington and the Cascade Range. Mount Rainier has a topographic prominence of 13,211 ft. (4,027 m), greater than K2 at 13,189 ft. (4,020 m). On clear days it dominates the southeastern horizon in most of the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area to such an extent that locals sometimes refer to […]

Moto Scooter Diaries – The journey begins

We decided to head out on Friday the 14 February 2014 to Pichilemu from Valparaiso on our Motomel Surfers. The gear: 2 x Motomel 125cc Surfers, 2 x Alltop full face helmets, 2 x Off-road protection jackets, 1 x 6-litre water bottle with extra gas, 2 x Notebook and camera gear bags and 2 x Deuter 40L +10 backpacks. […]