Category Archives: 2012-2013 Middle America

Motorcycle travel from End of 2012 to Beginning of 2013

Bridging the Darian Gap

Date: 13/01 City: Panama City, Panama Kilometres ridden: 127 Cumulative kilometre: 30732 We set the alarm clock so we would be at the meeting point early enough. All went well; we used the toll way and didn’t get into a … Continue reading

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Panama City

Date: 12/01 City: Panama City, Panama Kilometres ridden: 24 Cumulative kilometre: 30605 In the morning we both jumped on my bike and rode to the Miraflores Locks, which were just 12km away from our accommodation. There was a four story … Continue reading

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Good Bye Costa Rica – Hello Panama

Date: 06/01 City: San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica Kilometres ridden: 0 Cumulative kilometre: 29828 Not much happened over the next three days. Marvin, the hotel owner was very nice and organised a mechanic which would have a look at … Continue reading

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Lucky escape

Date: 04/01 City: San Jose, Costa Rica Kilometres ridden: 257 Cumulative kilometre: 29700 The goal today was to buy new back tyres and get them fitted (two different things in Central and South America). So we packed the bikes, said good … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Date: 29/12 City: Playa Samara, Costa Rica Kilometres ridden: 298 Cumulative kilometre: 29443 We packed the bikes, and Sigrid cooked a great breakfast, so we started around 10:30, not too early, but it was already getting warm. Then we left Granada … Continue reading

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Granada

Date: 27/12 City: Granada, Nicaragua Kilometres ridden: 162 Cumulative kilometre: 29145 In the morning we packed the bikes before we had breakfast. We met Kathy again and had breakfast together. Rick was walking in the hills and joined us later. … Continue reading

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Christmas in Selva Negra (Black Forest/Schwarzwald)

Date: 23/12 City: Selva Negra, Nicaragua Kilometres ridden: 158 Cumulative kilometre: 28983 Yesterday we bought some Christmas hats; it took a while before we found some. The people in the streets looked at us a bit strange when they saw … Continue reading

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Doomsday – or not?

Date: 20/12 City: Leon, Nicaragua Kilometres ridden: 194 Cumulative kilometre: 28825 In the middle of the night, around 3:30AM, there were fireworks and church bells ringing. We imagined that this was the way to inform the troops that the enemy … Continue reading

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The way to Nicaragua

Date: 16/12 City: Rio Dulce, Guatemala Kilometres ridden: 224 Cumulative kilometre: 27815 We left a bit later, since I wanted to put some Christmas decorations onto our bikes and Almi had another PC for Sigrid to fix. Almi’s sister – … Continue reading

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Teachers don’t cry

Date: 09/12 – 15/12 City: San Andres, Guatemala Kilometres ridden: 63 Cumulative kilometre: 27591 We packed the bike and had breakfast, took a couple of pictures of our accommodation and the wildlife around. We were waiting until 10AM when the … Continue reading

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