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Italia (again)

Italia (again)

A weekend in Italy, no bikes this time but 3 days is suffer able without the bikes, a great weekend catching up with friends and relations and some sight seeing. Last night we were both seriously trying to work out if we had to come back to the UK, we were spoiled...
Colombia: Lo que Silvia nos contó

Colombia: Lo que Silvia nos contó

Este pueblo con nombre de madre está enclavado en un valle y rodeado de montañas de varios tonos de verdes en el departamento del Cauca. Los diarios dicen que es “La Suiza de América” pero nadie en el pueblo nos la describió así. En Silvia hay un lago muy concurrido...
Canada

Canada

< ?xml version="1.0"?> Coming from the Glacier National Park in North Montana we cross the border to Canada without problems. The Waterton park close to the border is very busy at this time of the year.  We stay at the Campground at the park entrance where we...
Kanada

Kanada

< ?xml version="1.0"?> Vom Glacier Park im Norden von Montana überqueren wir die Grenze nach Kanada. Der Übergang ist problemlos und wir müssen noch nicht einmal aussteigen. Auf der kanadischen Seite heißt der Park Waterton. Der gleichnamige Ort...
Hoolets

Hoolets

That time of the year again, Bert & Laurennes party, as always much talking and drinking, acting the goat and plenty motorbikes. For some reason again BMW’s seemed to be the bike of choice, our usual OiC of the BBQ Gus couldn’t make it this year but a...
Wet wet and even more wet!!

Wet wet and even more wet!!

Our annual Applecross Norton trip this weekend, We left just after 6.30am Friday to meet Mickey our friend from Ireland at Lochcarron at 1 pm. The first 8 miles were dry then the rain started and never stopped much for the run up, real Scottish rain not the namby...
Der große Rundgang

Der große Rundgang

Heute feiern wir unser dreijähriges Reisejubiläum! In diesem Zuge wird es endlich Zeit unser Reisemobil vorzustellen, denn ohne ihn wären wir nie so weit gekommen: 65.800 km hat der Dicke auf dieser Reise zurück gelegt, wurde unterwegs mit...
Transfer point

Transfer point

Popayan is the capital city of the Cauca department of Colombia. It is a real colonial city, founded in 1537 by the Spanish conquistadors. Not to be confused with colourful tourist traps as Salento or Guatape. What is a colonial city? According to Britannica...
Colonial hangover

Colonial hangover

Chuchaqui is a word adopted from the Quechua language, which means hangover from drunkenness. Also often used to describe the contradictory state between colonialism and independence. Bullfighting is one of the Spanish customs that is in the chuchaqui state....