Mark K

Dec 16 great day

Holey hell we had a great day. We left Cuenca , a town at 7000′ elevation and rode up to national alpine park at 13,000′ on dirt then down toward pacific coast where we r at sea level now. On way up we were stuck behind a christmas parade to small village where they had …

Mark K

Dec 14 Ecuador!

For real, when I woke up this morning the toilet flushed clockwise, this eve it flushes counter clockwise, seriously, i just checked!!!  Hey, sorry we dont have many pics again. It is super frustrating as they fail to load over and over so have to figure something else out.  Anyways, just a quick note, we …

Mark K

Dec 6 Solento

Heading south out of Medellin we chose a route that appeared to parallel the main highway. The road was great twisty pavement with hundreds of sweeping corners through the countryside. At the village of Sonson some locals advised heading east to some hot springs so away we went. The road crossed over a mountain pass …

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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 …

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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 …

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Oct 26 to Guatemala

We had three days of rain to get to the rio, but in a good way. It was cool and roads good so we made good time. At guate border we met Dan from The Us travelling on a ktm 690 factory rally bike, an insane cool bike but also has been giving him alot …