In my time as a lurker and inmate, I've read Colebatch's Siberian ride reports, Doug's Mongolian fluster-cluck, thedarthpeach's day trip, countless simple stories, and bovine excrement delivered by the long ton. Of all those, this story is more of an adventure than most of the Ride Reports and almost every Day Trip I've devoured. Bits of a novella, artfully written, complete with pictures and heart and humor.
Thank you for the journey, Dave, and three hours of time I couldn't imagine putting to better use!
Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you ought to set up a life you don't need to escape from. - Seth Godin