Posted in January 2013

A moment of silence in Peru

A moment of silence in Peru

I had to stop. My camera slipped out of my hands at 40mph. Luckily, I was already slowing down, wanting to take a picture of the Andean mountain peaks. The clunk of my G11 echoes through my helmet as it crashes onto the asphalt. I turn my KLR around in time to watch a bus … Continue reading

A week in Ecuador

A week in Ecuador

Crunched for time to catch up with blogging, ride reports and facebook, I am only posting an overview of Ecuador, but it barely does it justice the week I spent there. It is a beautiful country, with great roads, almost all of which were recently paved. I shall start with Quito – a city I … Continue reading

Time to catch up:  Colombia, part ii

Time to catch up: Colombia, part ii

Time to catch up:  Colombia, part ii In Venezuela I realized I could not stay there as leisurely as expected, so I decided to run for the border and spend Christmas in Colombia.  So, off to Medellin… but first some of the best riding in Colombia yet.  The road from San Cristobal, Venezuela to Bucaramanga, … Continue reading