Month: November 2017

Mark K

Nov 25 Mompos and Zapatoca

After Cartagena we toured the coast to the north then back south to UNESCO town of Mompos, located on big inland river was the main commercial hub for Colombia and gold trading centre as it is far away from the coast and safe from pirates. We have been travelling with friends we met on the …

Mark K

Cartagena

Cartegena – our most favourite city so far! We stayed in the old part of town as per usual and spend a few days wandering the old city and running ragged trying to get the bikes serviced. Day after we arrived it rained. Now there is rain, and then there is rain. This was real …

Mark K

Nov 11 Panama City

Been a little while since an update. After Nicaragua we rode straight thru costa ricaand spent one night just outside bit tourist centre of Jaco then rode to near panama border town for a night, only memory is more rain and hands down the worst chinese food we ever have eaten. I never get to …

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Oct 31 Miramar Nicaragua

We have been mostly intransit. Left the rio and were meant to visit our friend Denny who owns the backpacker beach resort we were married , but timing and a road washout closed the main highway for a day sonit didnt work out.  We rode to the Honduran border nearest the east coast and after …