North America, the land of the free. This statement conjures up wide open plains, populated by great beasts, the Bison, who were near extinction. Don’t forget the vast, windswept snowy plains of Alaska; separated from Russia by 88 km (55 mi), the narrow Beiring Straits. Travel down South – 4,000km (8,700mi) away and you move through a wide variety of climates and ecology. In this journey you by-pass the food-belt of America and the bustling metropolis’ of man-made cities among many other exciting experiences.