Happy New Year

I’m here, in case you were wondering, ‘here’ being Anchorage. And I start riding north tomorrow.

But I’m fed up of rehashing all the usual pre-trip highs and lows and nerves and fears. It will all get much more interesting once I’m on the road, and so my next post will just have to wait until then.

Leave a Comment

10 Comments

  1. Posted January 2, 2015 at 2:19 pm | Permalink

    Happy New Year, Emily! :)

  2. Joop
    Posted January 2, 2015 at 3:46 pm | Permalink

    Happy new year and save travels.

  3. Hajo
    Posted January 2, 2015 at 7:02 pm | Permalink

    Happy new year and a good start!

  4. john mellor
    Posted January 3, 2015 at 8:46 am | Permalink

    This is amazing… simply amazing. My highest hopes are for you and your bike to have a safe journey. I can’t begin to imagine!

  5. Susie
    Posted January 3, 2015 at 12:59 pm | Permalink

    When do you finally get on with it? Good luck and fair winds. xx

  6. Posted January 3, 2015 at 7:05 pm | Permalink

    Good luck on your new adventure Emily, stay warm!
    Cheers, Joff

  7. Angela
    Posted January 4, 2015 at 6:04 pm | Permalink

    Good luck, and Happy New Year, Emily! I’m wondering if you’re getting a good display of the Northern Lights up there tonight? There’s apparently a KP level 5-6 geomagnetic storm predicted in the next hour, so if you are away from lights, you could be having a great display!
    http://www.aurora-service.eu/aurora-forecast/

    Stay safe . . . .

    Angela

  8. Angela
    Posted January 4, 2015 at 6:07 pm | Permalink

    Oh whoops – just realised it’s only 9am there, so even with short days, probably too light to see them. Still, I’m sure there will be plenty of other opportunities!

  9. Val Schmidt
    Posted January 5, 2015 at 3:29 am | Permalink

    Happy New year to you also. It is 9C here in San Diego and we feel like it is freezing cold, nothing like temperatures in Alaska, but cold enough that I took on long fingered gloves for my morning ride. I hope you have a great adventure in Alaska and as always I look forward to your inspiring blog posts about it. Very best wishes for the year ahead.

  10. peter fitzpatrick
    Posted January 7, 2015 at 7:47 pm | Permalink

    looking forward to your posts emily have a safe journey