Tag Archives: panamerican highway

IT’S ALIVE!!! (Sort Of)


December 23rd and 24th, 2011 I optimistically repacked the bike in the morning, figuring if it started I could go right away, and if it didn’t I had all day to unpack it again. It did fire right up, and … Continue reading

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A Little Rebuilding


December 20th through 22nd, 2011 So here’s what happened. I had topped off my oil after lunch, but hadn’t replaced the oil cap. As I was riding along, the oil was spraying out of the little hole, which I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Sand, Hand and a Little Oil


December 18th and 19th, 2011 The desert I had been riding through for what seemed like weeks is called the Atacama, the driest place in the world. Rainfall here is one millimeter a year. So, it’s a perfect place to … Continue reading

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Chile is Hot


December 14th through 16th, 2011 Southern Peru and Northern Chile is desert, one of the more arid places on earth. Hot during the day, cool at night, and with weird sculptures. The main route south runs along the coast, and … Continue reading

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