Posted in March 2013

Chile: Girls go Feral

Chile: Girls go Feral

We were stopped to the side of a compacted dirt road, tools laid out beside the back wheel, the sound of a chain fallen off had halted any further progress in our destination to Pan de Azucar. Three shiny, big, adventure bikes pull up beside Deb’s fading yellow GS650. It was the Chileans we met … Continue reading

Peru, Interrupted. – Pt. 2

Peru, Interrupted. – Pt. 2

We stayed the night in Ollantaytambo to catch the first train to Machu Picchu in the morning. Our hostel just steps from the park, so we didn’t feel the need to climb them. We preferred to take the train rather than stay in tourist-laden Agua Calientes and enjoyed the sunrise as the train maneuvered on … Continue reading

Peru, Interrupted. Pt. 1 – (a photo heavy post)

Peru, Interrupted. Pt. 1 – (a photo heavy post)

It was a welcomed interruption from the constant travel that incited survival mode. Ride. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. After hurrying through northern Peru, I was happy to be meeting a friend in Arequipa. He rented a motorcycle from Peru Motors, and after sorting out issues with his bike as well as mine – pushing the distance … Continue reading

Bolivia: going Down and getting Out.

Bolivia: going Down and getting Out.

I knew I wouldn’t be able to leave Bolivia without it taking me down first. I should have known when the woman who worked at the hostel asked, “Where are you heading?” “Chile,” we responded with happiness filling in the space around that one word. “That’s a good road, as long as it’s not raining.” … Continue reading