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Canon 5D MK III field test

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Whoa, surprise, I took my Canon 5D Mk III for an 80,000 km journey. From the smooth interstates of USA, to the endless topes of Mexico to the “is that a road?” and endless potholes of Central America, the 5D…
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It’s All Uphill from Here!

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The drive from Chile to Argentina through Paso Jama wowed us for hours. It was a slow, steady climb up to 4800m in Chile and then a wicked, winding descent in Argentina. This route is on our highly recommended list!…
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Alaska at last

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 Our trek through Canada has taken us through Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon, all vast open spaces. Taking the eastern access highway,  2 days riding from Edmonton saw us reach the official start of the Alaska Highway at…
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Nashville

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Now that driving through Tennessee and stopped by Memphis, might as well have a quick look on Nashville too, the nest of country music, so to say. It didn’t strike like a place where all that whiny country comes out…
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Walking in Memphis

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Well, walked a bit in Memphis. Mostly around the Sun Studio area. Drove by Graceland but it felt less than attractive to stop by, maybe another time. Drove a bit around downtown, felt like a downtown. The Rockwalk around Sun…
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Crossing Mexico, the fast way

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new road rolling through the Mexican mountainsIt took six days of driving to cross Mexico from Huehuetango, Guatemala to Laredo, TX. There are two long days but the rest is chill. I drove relaxed at 90-95 km/h max, even…
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San Miguel de Allende…again

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This is one of the places I cannot get tired of. I can walk around with a camera over and over again and always find something new or in a new light.…
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San Miguel de Allende – GoPro 4 Black

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Well I took my fancy Gopro Black 4 on town to SMA for a quick spin on my way to centro and back. From my point of view the “pro” part of the name can be left off, the camera…
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SCDLC

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One of those Mexican cities where is always exciting to arrive, San Cristobal de las Casas. At high altitude, colonial architecture, good campground, one of the best and affordable artisan markets. These are all GoPro 4 Black photos.…
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Are we now on a holiday?

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 Lights of Las VegasAfter a few days of chores including washing our riding suits in San Diego and Los Angeles, we made use of the excellent interstate highways to move on to Las Vegas to meet up with…
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Honduras to Guatemala

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After three extra days at D&D Brewery at Lago Yojoa it was time again to drive to the Guatemalan border, El Florido. With no intention to spend another night on the dusty futbol field across from Copan ruins, at 7:30…
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Almost crossed the border

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Almost crossed the border from Honduras and Guatemala, almost. The Copan location is quite different from all the other ones in Honduras, it’s clean, civilized and fast. Checked out from Honduras in ten minutes and got passport stamped in to…

Tigo vs Tigo

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As you blast down the Panam Hwy sooner than later you’ll realize that having a constant internet package in pocket is more affordable and easier than one would think. Coming from Canada one just cannot wonder how come that a…

Honduras -Nicaragua- Honduras border crossings

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You noticed it well, did it both ways. Leaving Honduras is pretty straight forward and fast . Get exit stamp for passport and turn in car importation paper. I mean you hand over the car paper, the guy looks at…
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On the Road in Peru

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Welcome to Peru!We spent most of our time in Peru driving along the coastal desert. For hours on end, our senses were dulled by the vast expanse of tanned dirt, crumbling earth and radiating heat. Then we would slowly…
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Culture shock USA

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 Bowling down the freeway today from San Diego to Los Angeles we were momentarily in the shadow of a passing pick-up truck. I say pick-up truck but this thing (a Dodge I think) was called a ‘Big Horn Heavy…
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San Juan del Sur

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Costa Rica, you have competition, it’s right on your heel. Just half an hour or so drive from the Costa Rican border, some hour an half from Granada,Nicaragua is the little town of San Juan del Sur. With the almost…

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