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Enduro360.com Interview

Posted by on Oct 31, 2010 in Adventure for the CURE, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Mexico & Central America, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Nicaragua, Other Press, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Press, South America, USA | 2 comments

This week Chilly White of Enduro360.com interviewed me about my Mexico-Central-South America Ride. Click here for the full interview and see the pictures below. [Oops, he still has not published the article, yet I do not want to remove from my posts and have a non-working link} Many of them are new and never published. Please follow and like...

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New RumBum.com article Up! (The Kindness of Strangers)

Posted by on Jul 12, 2010 in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Mexico & Central America, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | 1 comment

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New RumBum.com article up! (Carnival – Where Anything Goes!)

Posted by on Jun 26, 2010 in Ecuador, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | Comments Off on New RumBum.com article up! (Carnival – Where Anything Goes!)

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New RumBum.com article up! (Mitad del Mundo)

Posted by on Jun 11, 2010 in Ecuador, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | Comments Off on New RumBum.com article up! (Mitad del Mundo)

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Vilcabamba: Last stop in Ecuador

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Ecuador, Motorcycle Vagabonding, South America | 2 comments

March 1, 2010 I’m truckin’ South on the Panamericana. I don’t think I have mentioned this yet, but it seems the universal symbol for something in the road ahead, is something else in the road. Most often it is a tree branch, or rather some twigs plucked from the roadside. Sometimes its a stone. I’ll probably fall off the bike the next time I see an actual cone! Stones AND twigs…high marks for creativity! (low marks for not advising you there is now one lane for two directions of traffic…who has the right of way?) Ouchy. This was a twisty windy road and this truck had brake problems. The entrance to Vilcabamba, last stop in Peru. Vilcabamba is a tranquilo place where the people reportedly live to be over 100 years of age. ha!  I spot NOT ONE old...

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Cuenca

Posted by on Mar 30, 2010 in Ecuador, Motorcycle Vagabonding, South America | Comments Off on Cuenca

February 28, 2009 I left Baños and headed towards Cuenca. I really thought I had seen everything. Until this. That poor little sheep was bleating it’s fool heart out. Oofa.  More construction. (Note I am traveling right past all the stopped cars…MAN am I gonna have to change my habits when I return to the US!) The rocks are meant to keep you off that portion of the pavement 🙂 (Reason # 892 why it is NOT a good idea to ride these roads in the dark.) I finally get to Cuenca just as the sun was setting. I saw a couple of policemen and I pulled over to ask them for a hotel recommendation. What I got was a 30 minute conversation, and a personal police escort to the cheapest hotel they could think of with “safe” parking....

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