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Beautiful Baja Part 2

Beautiful Baja Part 2

The town of Loreto was next for a restock and it was a lovely historic town! Sundays see the locals out in force to enjoy “Carnitas” – a once a week pork cook-up served with corn tortillas – Yum!! As usual, if there is a cue of locals then you’re guaranteed to be in...
Shipping

Shipping

The final hurdle for us was what to do with the landrover when we had finished.. We had toyed with selling it in South Africa however despite this being possible, due to the import laws we would have been unable to sell it for 2 years after it was officially imported....
Beautiful Baja Part 1

Beautiful Baja Part 1

Other than our GPS counting down the kms to the Mexican border, the only other indicator that you’re almost at the edge of US Sovereign Territory is the snaking cue of snowbirds eagerly waiting their turn to enter the Badlands! Why would that be I hear you ask? Well...
Sanity Restored: Laos

Sanity Restored: Laos

Laos is what Thailand promises to be in the brochures. Where Thailand is jaded and there is no forgotten corner left anymore, Laos is still an un-crowded rural country that has its charms in tact. The slower pace of life here, along with mountainous terrain made for...
Laos Route and Accommodation

Laos Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 15 March 2017 Costs are all based on two people and two motorcycles. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. The US$ conversions are based on our average exchange rate while in the country....

Expense Report: Laos

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $996.50 on living expenses and $480.51 on one-time expenses. We spent...

Laos to Cambodia Border Report

This is our experience/record of crossing the Laos-Cambodia border on Wednesday, 8 February 2017. Our traveling party consisted of two people and two motorcycles. We started at 12:00pm and finished at 12:52pm. Border Name: Non Nok Khiene-Trapaeng Kriel Closest major...
Guzzi & Norton servicing

Guzzi & Norton servicing

A weekend in the garage trying to get a couple of bikes ready for the MOT test. The two bikes in question weren’t used last year so first job for both was a oil and filter change. The Mk3 Le mans was first on the bench, rear brake overhauled, electrics sorted...
Ongelofelijke Natuur (B1702)

Ongelofelijke Natuur (B1702)

De kust en Guayaquil Voordat we naar de absolute highlight van Ecuador, de Galápagos-eilanden vertrekken zijn we een paar dagen in Puerto Cayo aan de kust. We wandelen naar het dorpje waar weinig te beleven is, langs het strand en naar het nationale park...
A Culinary Conundrum in Guatemala

A Culinary Conundrum in Guatemala

Life at Lake Atitlan involves a lot of great food. Life in San Marcos la Laguna involves a lot of vegetables. This is not a problem for us as we eat vegetarian at least half of the time. However, after months of street tacos, vegetables and chicken being our main diet...
Belize

Belize

To avoid our mistake before getting to the belize border head over to Belize Agricultural Health Authority and download their application form to import animals and email this to animalhealth@baha.org.bz Ensure vaccinations against rabies, distemper, hepatitis,...
Mission: Middle Brazil

Mission: Middle Brazil

A brewery, a palace, a gold mine, a football stadium, a police selfie, a floating angel, broken glow-plug, a desert lagoon and a foot swallowing sand-bubble. Our last post saw Rio and fab beaches, now we’re on a mission to see the great mix of middle Brazil, with the...
Reaching 55th Parallel South SO2Ep3

Reaching 55th Parallel South SO2Ep3

Uruguay has always been something like a child of a lesser god .Nowadays  after two centuries living in the shadow of its neighbours ,Brazil and Argentina South America’s smallest country is finally getting a little well-deserved recognition. Progressive, stable, safe...
The Eastern Seaboard, USA

The Eastern Seaboard, USA

A red-eye flight from Buenos Aires to Miami brought us back into North American life literally overnight.  As we sat at the airport in Buenos Aires, we talked about how strange that moment was — in a mere 9 hours everything was going to change.  The culture, the...