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TRIP 4 Departure

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Here we go again. I am at the airport in Paris, my flight will bring me back to Dar Es Salaam via Doha. I have organized this trip at the last moment between meetings and business trips, so I am…

Last day riding in Bolivia

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At the western edge of the Salar de Uyuni we luck out with Pocket Earth finding helping us find a way onto a road without having to push through a lot of sand.  We ride up onto the pier just…

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

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The Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat and is located on the southwest edge of Bolivia near its border with Chile. The flats are located at an elevation of about 12,000 feet and cover more than 4,000…

Long overdue Applecross

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This has been a busy year, after our time skiving over on other continents we spent this year catching up with everybody in Europe, the downside of that was we haven’t visited Applecross enough this year. After seeing our host…

Potosi and southwestern Bolivia

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Potosi seems like a nice town…I hadn’t expected much when I heard it was a mining city.  The central plaza is lovely and there are lots of old buildings reflecting Spanish architectural styles in Potosi.We only stay one night,…

Blumenau and Morretes

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Leaving the island we headed south on the 101 and then west on the 282. From here we were on pavement, cobbles, and dirt on and off for 180 km to Blumenau.We were parked out on the street in…

I’m still alive

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I will never forget the sensation of my helmet scraping against the asphalt, moments stretching on for infinities as that grinding overwhelms my ears and I slide completely beyond control. I recall in this time outside of time, with odd…

Riding south through Bolivia

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We leave La Paz bound for some place south. In general we are aiming for the Uyuni and then Chile, and we plan to spend our first night along the way n Oruro.  So far we haven’t ventured out much…

The Death Road in Bolivia

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There are a handful of “famous” roads that most motorcyclists know about and/or dream of riding someday.  The Death Road is nearly always fairly high on the list of most riders.  Got to say, I’m not keen on the name,…

The last two weekends

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No posts for a couple of weeks so I’ll apologise for that, its been busy and we’ve even managed some motorcycling, two weeks ago we ended up in North Berwick in the sunshine, a great day out and the low…

Florianopolis

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Today we had a 150 km drive north to the island of Florianopolis. We took the long way past the Lagoon, where Daniel plans to get in a bit of kite surfing. Then we headed to the north coast where…

La Paz, Bolivia

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La Paz is one of the highest big cities in the world, resting in a big bowl of land and the surrounding hillsides at between 10,500 and 13,500 feet.  The day we ride in from Copacabana, and take the ferry,…

Lago Titicaca, Bolivia

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Lago Titicaca is the largest lake in South America and is said to be the highest navigable lake in the world.  In other words, it’s big.  And it’s the loveliest shade of deep sapphire blue.After crossing into Bolivia, we…

11/23/2014 – 507 days/45019 miles

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Apparently Chicago is called “The Windy City” not because of the wind blowing off of Lake Michigan, but because of the hot wind blowing from politician’s mouths. Wellington is called “Windy Welly” because it’s insanely windy.     Mount Victoria is the…