Saturday, 1 November 2008

If life is what you make it, its time to build...

I was hit from behind by a truck on a 'b' road in Croatia roughly three months ago, hence my sporadic blog posts. Unfortunately it has brought my trip to an abrupt halt. I was unconscious for a week and in a Zagreb hospital for three weeks before being flown home. Physically I will be fine - given enough time - hopefully by January 16th 2009, as this is the date I plan to get myself back on the road.


Not all the way back to Croatia, but a nice jaunt around New Zealand to see the sights and save some money to send to far-flung outposts in Alaska, Central Asia or Ireland (haven't decided yet!).

11 comments:

Greg Browning said...

Hey Kyle,
Shame to hear about your recent misfortunes! Have been checking your page frequently and hoped you were in some far flung place having an awesome time. Hope you have a speeding recovery and get back on the bike as soon as.
Greg

Anonymous said...

Sorry to hear about your accident - you don't know me but as a keen cyclist who cycled london to istanbul last year I have enjoyed checking your blog. For me, the worst drivers were in serbia, where i was also knocked off by a truck, but was lucky enough to escape with a scraped knee. hope you get back on the bike soon.
Best regards
T.

Vik said...

Yikes...sorry to hear about your accident, but I'm glad you'll be okay and back on the bike in the new year.

Have a speedy recovery!

Dave Whittle said...

How did the bike fair?

Kyle Archer said...

Oh, it was throw to safety away from the truck.

Uhh... Thanks for your concern, Dave...

Carmen and Stephen said...

Kyle,
What a horrible news flash! This is unbelievable! Thinking about you and hoping you will get better soon. Hang in there and hope you'll get to do some more travelling later on.

Get well soon,
Carmen and Stephen from Belgium

Kyle Archer said...

Hi Carmen and Stephen, good to hear from you after all this time, I lost your email addresses shortly after leaving. Thanks again for your fantastic hospitality.

I will get back to travelling very soon, hopefully January next year.

Kyle

Nick said...

recovery is another great adventure

NeezyDeezy said...
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NeezyDeezy said...

Jesus! So sorry this happened... I'm sure this won't keep you down. Get better soon.

eric said...

Whoa! It's been awhile since looking at you blog, Kyle. Sorry to hear about your accident. Hope you're recovering well.