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Ramble in the jungle

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We got an incredible view of flying macaws, from a cliff-top above their nesting site. La Paz, Bolivia [by Paula] There are so very many bitey stingy things in the jungle, but it was the ants that really messed with…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

De Jongens

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Jongens, Deze blog is gemaakt voor oma’s, opa’s, familie, vrienden en ook voor jullie, later als herinnering aan deze fantastische reis.  Maar, ook voor mezelf als aandenken aan mijn bijzondere jongens.  Het was een heel avontuur waarin we samen prettige momenten…

Het vliegtuig naar Bogota. (door Jakob)

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We namen de taxi van ons hotel naar de luchthaven.  In de luchthaven hebben we ingecheckt en aten we een hamburger.  Er zat nog een familie Belgen te supporteren voor de tv, voor de Belgen tegen Argentinië. Uiteindelijk ging Argentinië…

Cartagena (door Jerom)

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We kwamen in Cartagena aan. We hadden geboekt voor een 5 sterren hotel omdat we hier vijf dagen moesten blijven wilden we een goed zwembad. Maar toen we aankwamen was het hotel vol en sliepen we de eerste nacht in…

Cabo de la Vela

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Vanaf Riohacha trekken Jkes en Gkes samen het schiereiland Guajira op. De hitte houdt aan. De thermometer geeft tussen de 37 en de 40 graden aan. Met airco op volle toeren rijden we zover noordelijk als we veilig kunnen.  Het…

De Caraïben (Jkes)

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We komen terecht in een gezellig hotelletje in de Bocagrande wijk van Cartagena. Coole kamers en een klein zwembadje dat we gelukkig wel voor ons alleen hebben.  We dompelen ons twee dagen onder in het broeiend hete Cartagena. Het grote…

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…

Inca-redible

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Cusco was starting its June festivities when we were there. La Paz, Bolivia [by Paula] We’re going to make this a mostly photo-dominated post. And not just because we are lazy and really far behind with the blog – good…

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…

Cartagena – car shipping

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This morning I concluded with the very professional shipping agency; Enlace Caribe, the shipment of my car, back to Bonaire. Señor Luis Ernesto la Rota and his partner Sonia had the process down to a very effective one week loading…

Modder (jkes)

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We vertrekken direct uit Turbo en rijden een tweetal uur verder naar Arboletes en de Vulcan de Lodo.  Dit dorpje heeft de grootste moddervulkaan van Colombia en het vooruitzicht om straks in de krater van een vulkaan in de modder…

En dan eindelijk, de zee (Jkes)

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Santa Fe De Antioquia is een gezellig en heel mooi koloniaal stadje. Ietwat gepolijst en toeristisch maar wit schitterend onder de schroeiende zon heeft het wel iets.  Het is onze laatste stop voor we de verzengende hitte van de Caraïben…