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General Discussion / Re: Cooking on the Road
« on: June 23, 2023, 07:59:14 am »
That's wonderful to hear about the 40th anniversary of the publication of 'Cooking on the Road' by John Rakowski! It sounds like a truly unique cookbook that caters to road touring and provides practical advice for cooking while on the go. The fact that it focuses on settlements with grocery shops or convenience stores makes it a valuable resource for travelers who pass through such areas.

It's impressive that the book covers a wide range of topics, including tips for stoves and cooking equipment, purchasing fresh and healthy ingredients in small quantities, and even recommendations for spices to enhance the flavor of meals. The emphasis on cook crafts, from shopping to cleaning up, shows that Rakowski considered every aspect of cooking while on the road. The inclusion of 30 minute meals would be a great addition for those who are looking for quick and easy recipes during their travels.

General Discussion / Re: Solo Trip Cooking Logistics
« on: May 30, 2023, 07:27:19 am »
Since you'll be camping, having a reliable water purification system is crucial. You can choose between water filters, chemical treatments, or UV sterilizers to ensure safe drinking water during your trip. You're absolutely right that traveling and going on weekend trips can be a great way to discover what suits you best in terms of preferences and choices. It's not uncommon for our preferences to change when we're away from home and experiencing new things.
Regarding food, it's interesting how our tastes can differ when we're on the road compared to what we're used to at home. Sometimes, the convenience and practicality of certain foods while traveling outweigh our usual preferences. It's all part of the adventure!
When it comes to cooking, have you ever tried making your own Alfredo sauce? It's a versatile and delicious option that can be used in various dishes. A classic recipe for Alfredo sauce is made with butter, heavy cream, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and seasonings. It's rich, creamy, and perfect for pasta dishes.
Once your Alfredo sauce is ready, you can serve it over your favorite pasta, such as fettuccine or linguine, and top it with grilled chicken, shrimp, or vegetables for added flavor and variety.
So, even if you're camping or on a weekend trip, you can still enjoy a delicious homemade Alfredo sauce by preparing it ahead of time or bringing the necessary ingredients with you. It's a versatile sauce that can elevate your camping meals to a whole new level of taste and satisfaction.

General Discussion / Re: Security - locking your bike
« on: March 21, 2023, 08:53:32 am »
In some areas, a single lock may be sufficient, while in other areas, it may be necessary to use multiple locks or other anti-theft measures. Some bike touring enthusiasts recommend using a combination of locks, such as a U-lock and a cable lock, to provide extra security.

Another option is to use a lightweight and compact folding lock. Locksmith N5 affirms that folding locks can provide a good level of security without adding too much weight to your gear. These locks are designed to fold up and fit easily into a backpack or pannier, making them a good option for bike touring.

East to West, huh? Must be a long journey. I wanted to go on a trip like that some years ago to but I almost got scammed. I paid for everything including for a 5 stars hotel.But when I got there, it wasn't even a hotel but more like a motel. And oh, there wasn't even any air conditioner.To be more exact, there was one but it wasn't working/ It was August, so you can imagine how hot it was. In the end, me and my friend ended up having to spend our own money to get the AC fixed. Lessoned learned, trust only the best companies when it comes to traveling guys.

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