Category Archives: Countries

New heights

Copacabana, Coroico, Valle de la Luna, Oruro, Potosi, Bolivia “You guys rest too much!” so ended an email from our befriended German motorcyclist Ingwer. Back in September we arrived in Cartagena Colombia together with 5 other bikers. A couple of … Continue reading

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Peruvian highlights

Nasca, Camana, Chivay, Arequipa, Puno, Peru Time for another bucket list activity! After crossing right through the plains of the famous Nasca lines on the Panamerican highway, we headed for the airport of Nasca. I had always wanted to fly … Continue reading

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Lost in Lima

Chiclayo, Huanchaco, Lima, Huacachina, Peru Tuktuks were everywhere, cutting in front of us, passing us on the right and left side, trying to push us into the open sewage next to the road and of course horning frantically. It almost … Continue reading

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Ecuador revisited

Otavalo, Quito, Puerto Lopez, Rio Bamba, Banos, Cuenca, Macara, Ecuador In 2006 we have been backpacking all over Peru and Ecuador. Back then we visited the town of Otavalo in northern Ecuador. During our current trip Otavalo was the first … Continue reading

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Colombia, highly recommended!

Aranzazu, Salento, Popayan, San Agustin, Pasto, Colombia Since we didn’t want to be caught up by the rainy season, and at the same time we didn’t want to skip too many visit-worthy places, we have been on the move for the … Continue reading

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San Gil, Villa de Leyva, Puerto Berrio, Medellin, Colombia Secure parking for two medium sized bikes is always an issue when traveling to colonial towns. Sure, the cobble-stoned roads and brightly colored house are beautiful, but the narrow entrances and … Continue reading

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Roaming in Colombia

Cartagena, Mompos, El Banco, Ocana, Pamplona, Colombia “Don’t worry Manfred will smooth things over”. The first time our group of motorcyclists met Manfred, we already got the impression that our German-Colombian customs helper had seen more energetic days. He sighed, huffed … Continue reading

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Continental crossing

David, Panama city, Kuna Yala, Panama Right in front of us we saw the silhouette of a large metalwork bridge: El puente de Americas. On the right side we could see massive freighters laying side by side, all waiting for … Continue reading

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