Jerry's Adventures

Seeing the World on Two Wheels



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“If it’s not Here, that means it’s out There.”
—Winnie the Pooh

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Switzerland and Israel.  An Unlikely Connection

Switzerland and Israel. An Unlikely Connection

September 25 – November 3, 2019   “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness.” Mark Twain Boom. A deep and thunderous thud echoes throughout the openness of the desert and momentarily fills its void. “This is a big tanking practice area for the...

Turkey.  Without a Plan

Turkey. Without a Plan

May 8, 2019 " about the road behind, how getting lost is not a waste of time..." Jack Johnson from "What You Thought You Need" Shortly before 5 a.m., the morning call to prayer jars me from my otherwise listless slumber. I’m tired. I’m laying in bed in a fancy...

…We’re Going on an Adventure

…We’re Going on an Adventure

Morocco April 5 – 19, 2019 I’ve been here before. Not here specifically, but here, in a similar precarious situation, with my two like minded world exploring friends, in a place that is not in any guide book or at the end of a bus route. We have traveled through 5...

One More

One More

July 27 – Aug 2 “Call me. No Tajikistan.” was the brief and direct message I saw when I turned on my phone for the first time in nearly 1 week, a curious note from my brother Bobby back in the US. I had just come down from the mountains to a tiny village and was...

Peaks and Valleys

Peaks and Valleys

July 17 - 26, 2018  A dilapidated green Lada with a cow trailer and 1 cow in tow comes lumbering and creaking down the dry and desolate road. The Lada is a ubiquitous Soviet era economy car from the 70’s and 80’s. If people think old Volvo’s are boxy and unstylish,...

Kyrgyzstan?  Where Is That…and Why Are You Going There?

Kyrgyzstan? Where Is That…and Why Are You Going There?

July 7 – 14, 2018 “I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.” -John Muir I’m back. I can tell myself this a...

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The World Spins By is an intimate journey of loss, curiosity, and love—recounted one pedal stroke at a time along Jerry’s two-year bicycle journey back to himself.