Daily Archives: October 14, 2014

280km and 6 nights between showers!!!

So today was a good day. No, in fact it was a great day. It was the day I had a shower. Such a simple thing but I am learning that such simple things can be amazing and shouldn’t be taken for granted. Yes the day did involve lots of other great moments but the […]

There be hills in Big Sur

So after a good night’s sleep I woke in the beautiful Andrew Molera state park and spent the morning getting myself ready for the next stage. I was about to enter the heart of the Big Sur region and having heard so much about its beauty I really wanted to take my time and enjoy […]

Entering Big Sur…

After a good night’s sleep and a quick breakfast at Starbucks I set my initial target on Monterey, 15km south. The run was amazing – there is a bike path all the way between the two towns and it is along the beautiful coast. Each time I looked right I could spot dolphins breaking the […]

Leaving Santa Cruz – an unexpectedly long day

After leaving Santa Cruz I set my target on Moss Landing which had a KOA (Kamp of America) and was exactly 42km from where I was staying. The beginning of today’s run was uninspiring, hilly and combined with a bad night’s sleep it was a struggle both mentally and physically. I also realised that my […]