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Country number 17! Brazil

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Heading south again in Argentina saved a lot of miles in Brazil to get to the Canyon routes south of Florianopolis. We headed back down the 14 and then across on the 17 to cross at Bernardo de Irigoyen in…

Thankful…

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As of Thanksgiving, I will have been gone from home for 17 months and 2 days.  I never planned to be gone this long, and my journey has taken me to places and feelings I never expected.  Most of all,…

Pisac, Peru

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After you’ve visited Machu Picchu, most other ruins might not seem as impressive. Sort of like having the best meal ever and then going for a PB&J…. We leave Cusco after a few lazy days and decide to head into…

Machu Picchu

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There are several ways to get to Machu Picchu, and all of them sound like great options. We can ride the bikes out to Santa Teresa and then either ride or hike or take a taxi to the Hydroelectric dam…

North to Iguazu falls

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Leaving Bella Vista we were escorted to Gualeguaychu in 223 km by Pia and Ramiro. This is a nice town on the river that in February is THE spot for Carnival in Argentina.From here we headed north again to…

Cusco, Peru

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Cusco is a beautiful city from what I remember of my trip here 4 years ago. Sure I remember all the tourists and the shops and pushy sales people and massage therapists on the streets, but I also remember the…

Across southern Peru

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After stopping for lunch in Nazca the town, we keep moving on the PanAm that has now turned east and climb up and out of the desert dunes to the high mountain plateaus of southern Peru.Not far out onto…

Back to base

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Outside our eating boothSo a final night in Chiang Rai last night and a run back to Chiang Mai to hand our bikes back to Tonys Big Bikes. We stopped at a Hot spring for a cuppa and for…

Into Chiang Rai

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Into the shopping centre, memories of homeSuper bike parking……..We took a short ride into Chiang Rai today for a wander and a MacDonalds, needed the meat and fat intake, realised white Scottish Italians can’t live by curry and…

Buenos Aires and Palermo

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After a week of partying in Salvador we head south again to BA.The bikes finally see the light after 4 months in Martin’s garage.Thanks so much also to Pia and Ramiro!We rented a place in Palermo for…

An oasis and desert drawings in Peru

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After 3 days in Lima we keep moving south. Paracas National Park on the coast sounds incredible but there’s not a lot of roads there and the sand riding sounds like way too much work for me and my heavy…

Phayao and Chiang Rai

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 Great days riding to Phayao, small quiet roads with great views, the town is described as the Vienna of South East Asia but its got a bit to go. Nice place and as always the people are great, got some…

Lima, Peru

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Lima is a city of 8 million plus people and from what I remember from a brief visit a few years ago, it was lovely.Other riders and ride reports have been warning us for months, suggesting we “avoid” Lima…

Mair Wat’s

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The name for the temples here are “Wat” many a joke to be had with our poor english around that one, all are impressive in one way or another but I think after todays “Wat” tour we’re wat ed oot!…

Altitude , Alpes and Alpothermia

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It was time to get back to Italy and make the necessary arrangements to get both myself and Vic home , back to sunny South Africa , the shipping arrangements had still not been confirmed , the collection point was…

A quiet one

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A day relaxing today so not much to report, we are staying in a “resort” we woke up this morning to a hotel full of cars, no idea whats going on, last night we were the only two in the…