Life with Ruth and Gord

Ruth and Gord's Experiences with Slow Travel

We are a Canadian couple who have fallen in love with travelling slowly under our own power. Whenever we can, we love to travel either on foot or by bike.

Recent Travels

A nature walk

A nature walk

Gordon:  Yesterday we completed our bike ride across Cuba, arriving in Playa Larga at the head of the Bay of Pigs.  (That name may be familiar to some, but more about that in another blog.)  Crossing Cuba from north to south isn’t much of an...

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First Days and First Lessons in Cuba

First Days and First Lessons in Cuba

February 3-Carbonera to Jovellanos - 61kms - Finca Luna We have become increasingly dependent on technology, but Cuba is breaking us from this. It’s a two part intervention. First, even though we now technically have a SIM card and access to wifi at our accommodation,...

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Making Tracks

Making Tracks

Ruth:  The last time we travelled to Cuba, about 20 years ago, we had our bikes, a guidebook and a paper map. With no other options we lived in the moment, rolling into towns where we would be guided by locals to accommodation. There were no smart phones,...

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