Call For Volunteers

We have several exciting volunteer opportunities at Warmshowers.org Foundation. If you are passionate about joining the dedicated team behind the scenes to increase our global reach of touring cyclists and hosts, and have experience in the areas below, we would love to hear from you.   Social Media Volunteer Reports to:  Tahverlee, Executive Director Gretchen …

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Some of My Crazy Favorite Moments on a Cycling Trip from Belgium to Swiss

When I tell people about my bicycle travels, I often see them wondering, “Why would you do such a thing?” For me, an important reason is the countless little adventures you bump into on the road. Here is an account of my favorite crazy moments from a 10-day solo cycling trip through France in 2017. …

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Halfway to Somewhere

Arriving in New Orleans about four days ago, marks the halfway point of our journey. We have biked some 1600 miles thus far and if we decide to “finish” in San Diego as we have planned, we have about that much to go. Emma and I left New York City on a cold windy grey …

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A Life on Wheels

In 1974, I cycled 10,000 km across Central Africa.  I was arrested in Idi Amin’s Uganda and sentenced to have my beard removed.  What a cheek!  Next came Zaire (Congo), and on entering a game park, a notice said, “Do not leave your car;” nothing about bicycles, so I carried on.   I was also incarcerated …

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An Unlikely Friendship

Isn’t it funny how two paths can cross unexpectedly and then never quite diverge from one another?   On February 1st, 2017, I received a routine message on Warmshowers. Paul was, unsurprisingly, looking for a place to stay in Austin, Texas. He and his friend had embarked on a bicycle trip across the US and …

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