Uneasy Rider

I just read a great article in the January 12th edition of the Wall Street Journal, that can be found here, about a man, Ivan Pisarenko, who has spent the last 5 years on the approximately 17,000 mile motorcycle ride from Alaska to Tierra Del Fuego at the tip of South America. It’s a really interesting piece that details some of the adventures he’s had along the way, explaining how a tentatively 9 month long trip has turned into a more than 5 year odyssey. It seems he’s been through everything from get a drink bought for him by Mexican highway robbers to his motorcycle being confiscated by customs in his home country of Argentina. Apparently, the trip has gotten more popular in recent years to the point where nearly 2,000 people a year attempt the journey. This story seemed to fit in well with Brent’s recent post about the
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