Author: Dan Gjelten

About Dan Gjelten

Dan was born and educated in Iowa but has lived in St. Paul’s Highland and Merriam Park neighborhoods since 1974. He has run, biked and walked tens of thousands of miles around the entire Twin Cities and elsewhere in the last four decades. He is a retired academic librarian and writes about bike touring (https://confluence.blog) with his wife, Lisa. Main interests: music, literature, long distance biking, trees, rivers and fresh air.

What It Is Like to Be a Warmshowers Host

Warmshowers is an organization that connects traveling cyclists with willing hosts using a website and app. Hosting fellow cyclists is a rewarding way to gain new friends, insights and experiences.