Firstly, apologies for the lack of blog or tracker updates – for the last 6 days there’s been no public phone or internet access! A true wilderness in the 21st century.
The final flight ended with yet more spectacular views – huge meandering river in an almost alien landscape
Myself, the bike and the hear all arrived undamaged – which is more than can be said for the bike box that was by now more tape than cardboard!
Deadhorse airport is about the same size as Alderney airport, and if it looks a bit basic, it is actually the smartest building in a large grey gravely/dusty industrial estate
That’s where I got petrol for my stove, then eventually I found the shed that sells “Counter Assault Bear Deterrent” aka Bear Spray, and the official northern end of the Pan American Highway
After over a year of preparation, I was finally at the start of the ride! Time to get going . . .