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México es muy differente

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Mexico Everything’s different in Mexico. Everything. Although some things may look similar, they are not quite the same. It’s almost like all of your standards, all that you think is normal, all that you know and are accustomed to, all…

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.…

All I Need

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The rain pounded on the roof, wind gusts of over 60mph causing the camper to sway. A slight whistle sounded through the vent, even as our collective breathing fogged the windows. Pacific NW camping during a storm. An excellent idea!…

E ai, decolou?

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As condições eram: - Local: Salar de Uyuni – Bolívia; - Altitude ao nível do mar: 3.670 metros; - Horário: 8h; - Vento: fraco; - Vela: Start One (Sol Paragliders); - Motor: Fly 100 – 100HP (RedFly); - Combustível: Avgas;…

Cajamarca, Peru

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We spend two nights in Cajamarca and try to make the most of it by seeing some of the town and the surrounding area.  It’s a lovely high mountain city surrounded by small villages and centuries of history. As with…

RESPECT IS A BEAUTIFULLY FITTED TYRE

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 The road sweeps left beneath the intersection for Veracruz. At the apex of the bend we flash past a motorcyclist hunched over his machine. His luggage and various paraphernalia stand abandoned in the grass verge. ‘Maybe he needs help’,…

Leymebamba to Celendin, Peru

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So early the morning after we arrive in Leymebamba we are off for the next town, Celendin, which I refer to affectionately as Celine Dion. We know the road will be scenic, because we keep hearing this from everyone, but…

Galapagos Part 2- Isabela Island

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From San Cristobal, the oldest Galapagos island, we were headed to Isabela, the largest and youngest island (young as in 1 million years old…..) in the Galapagos chain. We heard horror stories from a few travelers on San Cristobal about…

Notícias de La Paz

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Acompanhando um pouco as notícias aí do Brasil estamos ansiosos pelo dia de amanhã, dia de eleições. Queríamos muito estar aí para que nossos votos contassem a favor de uma grande mudança na política brasileira. Infelizmente não poderemos votar e…

Back in Alaska

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Let’s face it. Alaska is pretty darn amazing. We couldn’t resist returning. Our budget didn’t quite stretch to a long ferry journey, so on some local advice we opted to check out Haines and then take the short ferry trip…

Argentina’s dirty past

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Buenos Aires [by Jeremy] “And this is where they brought the trucks in and loaded the tortured, bloody bodies on board before driving them to the airport, flying them out over the Rio Plata and throwing them in to the…

Leymebamba, Peru

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The road to Chachapoyas was a two-lane asphalt road, and a great ride as it followed the curvy edges of a winding river. We left the river to climb some switchbacks to the town itself and stayed a couple of…

Brazilian drivers are crazy!

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Brazilians, in general, are lovely people. I actually think that they might be about the friendliest people in the world. BUT, put them behind of the wheel of a motor vehicle and they think they’re Airton Senna (famous Brazilian race…

Long days of travel

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Finding overnight overland stops, or camps, in Brazil. I think I’ve mentioned before that an unfortunate thing about overlanding in Brazil is the distances between attractions. It can be several long days of bad roads and too much traffic before…

Chachapoyas and Kuelap, Peru

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Chachapoyas is a lovely colonial-style town. The central plaza has lots of tour companies, cafes and shops.  I see a few gringos out and about, but mostly it’s locals, maybe because it’s the off-season now. We are back up in…

One day in our Colombian life

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It is a Sunday in October. Back home the leaves are turning into beautiful colors in homage to the Autumn season. Kids are getting ready for Halloween and are preparing their Halloween costumes. Oh how I miss Fall! We have…

Guatemala 2.0: The Extended Stay

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Me and Maya love to wrestle on the bed!Hey Adventurers! I sure hope you enjoyed our ‘year on the road’ posts as much as My Family and I loved putting them together. It’s been quite the journey so far,…

Galapagos Islands- To cruise or not to cruise

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There are two ways to see the Galapagos islands, by organized cruise or independent travel island by island (or I guess a combo of both is possible). Almost everyone who goes does organized cruises, and trying to find information on…

Ciudad Abierta, Arquitectura de Ritoque

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I promised in my blog post Beaches north of Viña del Mar to Ventanas that I would find out more about the “Arquitectura de Ritoque”. This was initially sparked by one of Yasha’s English students, who had excitedly mentioned his…