Follow Bo’s Globetrekkin’ Cycling Adventure across America!

Black Bear encounter with Bo Bissett

“Scouring the Planet for the Best Places to Eat, Sleep and Conquer”

Ever since meeting New Bern’s Bo Bissett, I’ve been living vicariously by following his daily trials and tribulations on his website: Globetrekk.in!

Bo left New Bern in April 2012, on a personal crusade to ride his bicycle across the United States to meet the people, cultures, and wonders of small towns in America.

During his “Journalist adventure”, Bo’s writes about his coast to coast expedition on www.Globetrekk.in so we can learn about the “people, places, and activities off the beaten path”.

He wants to “show people alternatives to sitting in front of the TV or computer” – Bo Bissett.

Reading Bo’s daily encounters is much more entertaining and educational than any of the prime time reality shows on television!

His adventure began in Morehead City, North Carolina and headed west through Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and two months later, he’s in Pensacola, Florida.

Check out his adventures as you may be planning to visit the towns that he’s written about. Bo also welcomes suggestions of places to visit as long as they are close to the route he is traveling.

Bo started his expedition without any money! He writes restaurant and lodging reviews for a free meal and a place to stay on his website. Talk about win-win!

After two months on the road, he realized that his effort to take on a penniless venture has been an uphill challenge, especially for bike repairs and other unforeseen circumstances. So he decided to use a donate button to “Fund the Trek” on his website for anyone who would like to help him out.

We pay for movies, books, why not entertainment and adventure for someone who has hit the road on a bicycle to travel across America? Think about skipping a cup of coffee for the day and donating a few dollars to fund the trek.

Learn more about Bo Bissett by reading our interview with him: http://www.newbernnow.com/NC/2012/04/new-bern-man-vs-usa-on-bike.html.

Photo of bear and video provided by Bo Bissett.

Special thanks to Bo Bissett for sharing your stories, photos, and videos about small towns in America with us! I wish you happy travels and look forward to reading more!

Tell us what you think by commenting below or sending us an email.

Wendy Card

About New Bern Now
Editor-in-Chief, Wendy Card, founded New Bern Now in April 2009. There were a number of reasons she developed the website. While stationed in Washington DC, she had 30 days to transfer to Naval Hospital Cherry Point and didn’t know much about the area. She was frustrated because there wasn’t a central location on the Internet for information about New Bern. Wendy retired from the Navy in Oct 2007. When our economy dived, she was trying to find her way in life and decided to give back to the community by creating a website that provided a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.

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