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Machu Picchu

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There are several ways to get to Machu Picchu, and all of them sound like great options. We can ride the bikes out to Santa Teresa and then either ride or hike or take a taxi to the Hydroelectric dam…

Cusco, Peru

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Cusco is a beautiful city from what I remember of my trip here 4 years ago. Sure I remember all the tourists and the shops and pushy sales people and massage therapists on the streets, but I also remember the…

Across southern Peru

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After stopping for lunch in Nazca the town, we keep moving on the PanAm that has now turned east and climb up and out of the desert dunes to the high mountain plateaus of southern Peru.Not far out onto…

An oasis and desert drawings in Peru

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After 3 days in Lima we keep moving south. Paracas National Park on the coast sounds incredible but there’s not a lot of roads there and the sand riding sounds like way too much work for me and my heavy…

Lima, Peru

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Lima is a city of 8 million plus people and from what I remember from a brief visit a few years ago, it was lovely.Other riders and ride reports have been warning us for months, suggesting we “avoid” Lima…

From Huaraz to the coast of Peru

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In Huaraz we are able to catch up for a night with James from Pedaling for Pennies, a man riding from the USA to the bottom of South America to raise funds for cancer research. We have a nice dinner…

In the Cordillera Blanca of Peru – Part 3

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Chacas turns out to be a pleasant small town with a hostel right on the plaza and some really nice local people. We are able to find some dinner after we get settled into the room and Brian rides the…

Beautiful free beach camps in Brazil

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We’ve parked on or right in front of many wonderful beaches in Brazil. There’s not many people overlanding here, and there isn’t a camping culture either, so there aren’t many ‘campgrounds’, and beach camps are pleasant compared to fuel stations.…

In the Cordillera Blanca of Peru – Part 2

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Just after the Llanganuco Lakes there is a campground, and a small parking area where buses and collectivos park and unload the people who hike the Laguna 69 trail from here. We pass this parking area at the 2nd or…

Next stop….. Mediterranean Coast

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-Driving the streets along the turquoise coast  ? “Magical!!!!!!!!”. -Heading to some of the best beaches that the Mediterranean has?  ”Exceptional!!!!!!!!!!!”   . -Experiencing the best hospitality there is out there? “Unforgettable!!!!!!!!!!!” -Feeling home away from home? “Unbeatable!!!!!!!!!!!!” Traveling could not…

Chapter 7

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…….we kept on  going through our Turkey Adventure. From Bodrum we  decided  to skip some kilometres and instead take the small ferry boat to Datca.(there is a longer road going all around the peninsula if you are keen on driving)Far…

Huanchaco, Peru and Chan Chan

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We run into Sam and Erica who are overlanding in a great truck and XP camper at a campground in Huanchaco. I have to say some days it looks like a palace compared to bike travel. I’ve forgotten the luxury…

Turkey’s Aegean Coast

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With all the time in our side ,we explored as well as enjoyed the variety of attractions that this coast of Turkey has on offer. Check out our latest video and if you like it, make sure you subscribe in…

Inside of Blac, part 2

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The remainder of the photos of the inside of our motorhome, Blac. 5. Looking towards the front of the vehicle.  The fridge is on the left,  we covered it with a poster print collage of our wedding day and a…

From Cajamarca to Huanchaco

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Time to keep moving…so we pack up and head west toward the coast and some ruins and cities we want to visit. We leave Cajamarca fairly early one morning and plan to turn south at a small town called Chilete.…