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Underway…

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My container with my car is finally underway to Curaçao. The ship that initially had to transport my container was sold and did not leave the harbor of Colon, Panama so it took at least a week extra. The other…

Riding into Venezuela

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Back to the border crossings again, lol. I never look forward to them, but I’m actually nervous about this next one. We’ve decided to ride into Venezuela. I’ve tried to research other ride reports, travel blogs, etc. to gather as…

Time’s Up: Costa Rica Pt. V

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Me, enjoying the grass during the last few days in the Big Jungle House. Hey Adventurers! Lots going on since last I wrote. We’re back on the road, and the Big Jungle House is already fading into the far recesses…

Kennecott

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We ended up in Kennecott because a lady in Homer mentioned it to us once, she said we’d probably like Kennecott and McCarthy, but didn’t really elaborate too much. We weren’t really sure why we were going there: It was…

Osa Peninsula: Drake Bay

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After our amazing week on the Nicoya Peninsula, we were very excited about exploring the Osa Peninsula.  As described to us by a Costa Rican, it is a “more beautiful” version of the Nicoya. You can’t drive around the entire Osa…

Minca, Colombia

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After spending a few days in the intense heat of the beach, we decide to ride up to Minca which is in the hills above Santa Marta. I’m hoping climbing to just under 2000 feel will make a difference in…

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.…

Nothern Colombia coast to Taganga

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We head east and north along the Caribbean Sea coast toward Santa Marta which is supposed to be a place where the locals go for their holidays and vacations. It’s just a few hours from Cartagena. We stop somewhere past…

Boquete, Panama

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We are still “sitting” at a house here in Panama. It’s been very relaxing, and although the area is gringo heaven (not much need to speak Spanish), there is tons to do, the climate is perfect (we eat most meals…

Cartagena, Columbia

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Cartagena is the perfect place to enter Colombia, as it´s a picturesque and historical city near the beach. What more could you ever want in a city. We´ve already been processed by Migracion before getting the bikes, and now we…

Entering Mexico with your foreign vehicle

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Guide to entering Mexico with your foreign vehicle Summary of process Buy Mexican Insurance Purchase Tourist Card Obtain Temporary Import Approval (if Required) *A carnet is not required to enter Mexico   Mexico Insurance There are many insurance companies online…

Temporarily importing and driving your foreign vehicle in the USA

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Guide to temporarily importing and driving your foreign vehicle in the USA  *Please note this guide relates to foreign vehicles shipped into the USA Summary of process: Obtain EPA approval prior to Shipping Complete all documentation and forms The rules: US Border…

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…

Panama Canal

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The Canal has been on my bucket list for years and years. I didn’t really ever have a plan of when or how I would get here, but finally it has come to me more than I have come to…

Panama Canal

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The Canal has been on my bucket list for years and years. I didn’t really ever have a plan of when or how I would get here, but finally it has come to me more than I have come to…

The face of Central America is about to change.

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Nicaragua just approved a proposed route for a $40 billion shipping channel across the Central American country that would compete with the Panama Canal. The proposed canal would pass through Lake Nicaragua, Central America’s largest lake, and will be between 230 meters and 520 meters…

In Search of a Dream

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I could feel the sun beating down, in spite of the protection the sunshade above offered. May flies danced on the water as Aspen napped on my feet and Porter fretted over a passing beetle. It was a day filled…

Panama City and Panama

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Each country I cross into on my way south has seemed greener, more humid and more “jungle”-ish than the last. Panama is no exception. It’s beautiful and the roads are great. The highway is 4 lanes in some places and…

Road days of our lives

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La Paz, Bolivia [by Paula] We often berate ourselves for forgetting to properly record one of the most significant parts of this trip – those days on the road that, periodically, take so much of our time and energy. We’re…