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Sara “The Peach” PedersenI grew up in Vancouver, B.C. I attended the University of British Columbia and the University of Western Ontario. I met Daniel at Willow beach in Victoria on June 4 1994 and we were married June 22, 1996. Right from the beginning we shared the love of travel and adventure. Daniel surprised me with a Yamaha TTR 125 on our 5th wedding anniversary and I was hooked on off road motorsports. We have enjoyed off road motorbiking, single track and dunes riding. About 10 years ago we started to plan a big adventure to explore the world. After discussing different modes of transport we thought motorcycles were the right choice for us. In the fall of 2010 I took my motorcycle license course. Just before I completed the course I got my new 2010 BMW F650GS Twin! Let the adventure begin.Daniel “Big D” PedersenI’m a country boy at heart that was born in Calgary, Alberta. I moved to the coast of B.C. as a teen and then to Victoria on Vancouver Island to attend College. I’m a numbers guy and an adrenaline junkie. I’m caught in the contradictory world of a love for great looking corporate balance sheets and the smell of race gas. Now a tad older my love of travel is starting to scream for more attention. No more just reading of great adventures. The time has come for this one lucky Dude and his Peach to start writing one of their own.The Dynamic DuoOn June the 4th, 1994 she had long jet-black hair , wore cut off jean shorts and cowboy boots. He wore a floral tie and a grey suit. Despite the differences it seemed to work and two years later they were married. Early on they both pondered what they wanted out of life? To see the world, its people, and experience their cultures was their answer to one another. They settled in Port Moody, BC and have spent their lives intensely working towards the day when they could break free of the mundane, the ordinary and the ever-present trap of more stuff. They set a plan in motion and have worked towards it for the last ten years. The path has not always been easy, but it was totally worth it now that the dream is a reality. Hello world here we come!

Trip Start: 2011-06-22 Trip End: 2015-06-30 .

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Country number 17! Brazil

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Heading south again in Argentina saved a lot of miles in Brazil to get to the Canyon routes south of Florianopolis. We headed back down the 14 and then across on the 17 to cross at Bernardo de Irigoyen in…

North to Iguazu falls

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Leaving Bella Vista we were escorted to Gualeguaychu in 223 km by Pia and Ramiro. This is a nice town on the river that in February is THE spot for Carnival in Argentina.From here we headed north again to…

Buenos Aires and Palermo

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After a week of partying in Salvador we head south again to BA.The bikes finally see the light after 4 months in Martin’s garage.Thanks so much also to Pia and Ramiro!We rented a place in Palermo for…

Summer in Vancouver part 2

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We also had a visit from our Malaysian friend Faizal who we met in Ushuaia.One of our favourite hang outs this summer.It was fun playing tourist in Vancouver when our friends from PEI were visiting. This included tea…

Summer 2014 in Vancouver

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There is nothing better than a summer in Vancouver. The views are stunning.We stayed at Mark and Barbara’s for a few days before our apartment was available July 1 st. So of course we had to go out for…

Buenos Aires

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Ramiro and Pia live on “ the Delta” and their house is only accessable by water. They took us for a tour on the river and canal system.Today we took the train the bus and the subway in Buenas…

South for the flight home!

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Now its time to head back south to get a flight home from BA June 19. What we found out about the still continuing road blockade is that they are protesting a lack of public transportation. The blockade started ironically…

La Paz Bolivia

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Leaving Copacabana we headed the 143 km to La Paz.The views of Lake Titicaca and the snow coverd peaks of the Andes were awesome.The first step was to go 30 km to Tiquina where you need to get…

Arequipa & Colca Canyon

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We planned for another mega day today of 588 km on the Pan Americana. It is at least scenic south of Nazca and curves along the seaside and then inland to Arequipa.There was an amazing amount of truck traffic.…

North to Caraz

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After 2 days where our schedule had been decimated by weather, construction, and road conditions we were bagged and hoping for an easy day. Not so for ADV riders. After actually not a bad night sleep we decided to get…

Machu Picchu

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Today we were up at 500 am to catch a taxi the 25 min to the train station at Poroy. The train we had was a vista dome and so is mostly widows and a glass roof.It is an…

Cusco Peru

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Before leaving town we went to a local auto lavado to get the layer of mud cleaned off the bikes. They have never been so clean. They did an amazing job.The next order of business after crappy Bolivian gas…

Tiwanacu

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Now we need to get back to Peru ASAP. This meant back tracking the 156 Km on the RN 5 to Potosi and then go 303 km north on the Pan-American to Oruro.The entire distance is under construction with…

Sucre and Tarabuco

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The 156 km drive from Potosi to Sucre is paved and incredible over the high mountains and plateaus.We passed through another toll and the ladies there were very interested in where we had come from.On the way there…