Scott’s Adventures

These are stories of Scott’s adventures through life, like riding a bicycle around the world, being the Cultural Ambassador to Argentina and…  hopefully, many more, big and small. I invite you along for the ride to discover, learn and become a better person and make the world a better place.

The glow of a fire at night on the hills over Santa Barbara
Scott's Adventures

Santa Barbara Wildfires

To celebrate my new and improved blog (Ugh! who knew I’d be a computer programmer too….) I’ve decided to post these pics of the fairly recent dangerous fires.

Falling Uphill Book Tour Splash Screen
Scott's Adventures

Falling Uphill Book Tour

Scott circumnavigates North America on a bicycle towing a trailer of books. Update 6-2010: I’m a little sad to announce that the bicycling part of the Falling Uphill Book Tour has concluded here in Wisconsin. I traveled about halfway around the country before realizing I was being over-ambitious, and that promoting a book is a

More questions for the next book

Thanks to Colleen (a registered nurse) for some more questions that might make the chapter titles for the next book. How often did you need to access real medical care (beyond the tribal “medicine man”), and what was the quality in comparison to the US?

Scott Stoll's bicycle under a redwood tree and obscured by cobwebs in the morning light.
Scott's Adventures

New Year’s resolution — Time to dust off the cobwebs

The years have gone by fast. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 3 years since my return to America — or has it been 4 years? Days are more like hours now, perhaps it’s due to being lost in the computer world for most of my waking life.

World touring bicycles loaded with supplies lean against each other in the early morning fog. Kickstands are one of the items we left behind.
Guest Adventures

Dennis’ Bicycle Ride Around the World

Read about Dennis’ bike ride around the world. These are one of the last examples of a travelogue written prior to the invention of blogs and social media.

mother of adventure
Scott's Adventures

The Mother of Adventure

A Mother’s Day Tribute Update: Having traveled the world for years after writing this article it is interesting to discover that one of the most frequently asked questions on my trip was: Did you miss your family? Many people said the would never leave home. Here’s how my family influenced my desire to travel. Date:

Scotts knee surgery. A picture of laparoscopic surgery and the inside of Scott's knee
Planning

Were you ever injured

The Bionic Scott Above is a picture of the inside of my knee. Almost two years ago I was knocked off my bicycle by a reckless motorist who ran a stop sign. As you can see the cartilage was torn and frayed and I had to have the loose pieces removed. It almost ended my

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