Posted in December 2012

the hot days of Venezuela

the hot days of Venezuela

I started off the idea of this trip, planning to ride solo to the tip of South America, but the reality is I have been surrounded by other riders most of the time.  We sat on the Stahlratte, floating somewhere in the Caribbean Sea, listening to plans being hatched for where to ride once we hit land … Continue reading

Speed traps in Panama…

Speed traps in Panama…

I was warned by a motorcyclist ahead of me to pay attention to the speed limits in Panama.  I was watching the speedometer, knowing there were Policia with radar guns lurking in the shadows of overpasses and trees next to the road.  The freeways in Panama are 4 lanes wide with pull off shoulders again, … Continue reading

Lost in Paradise. Costa Rica.

Lost in Paradise. Costa Rica.

I had pulled into Nuevo Arenal an hour shy of sunset, and 45 miles from my destination, but there was something I couldn’t pass up. A visit to a German bakery that felt a little too much like a slice of home. Then, I just didn’t want to leave.  The delicious coffee, a fresh slice … Continue reading

Wanting more time in Nicaragua

Wanting more time in Nicaragua

I think I finally figured out what all the honking is about. I stopped by a little lake to take some pictures and eat an orange I bought at the market up the street. So many trucks honked as they went by. I think they are just as excited to be in Nicaragua as I … Continue reading