Oct 24, 2015

0066: The Motor/Cycle diaries

0066: The Motor/Cycle diaries

Trujillo to Lima on an overnight bus. "We arrive at 8 am" I was told. So I told my host I would arrive around 10 am, fully expecting to be late

Oct 3, 2015

0065: River deep, Mountain high

0065: River deep, Mountain high

We waited as a group to enter Peru. Exiting Ecuador was easy. A quick stamp. Walk across the river bridge and into a new country. Here we had to wait. The immigration officer

Sep 20, 2015

0064: 52 Shades of Grey

0064: 52 Shades of Grey

Leaving the Salinas peninsula, the weather was cloudy as has become the norm in Ecuador. During my time here there haven't been too many bright sunny days. Mostly grey, patchy sun and occasional

Aug 28, 2015

0063: The Food pages: Platos fuertes

0063: The Food pages: Platos fuertes

More food photos, from my travels. With descriptions where I can remember. If I eat any more, I will have to roll the rest of the way ! The best Ceviche in Mexico. Served

Aug 23, 2015

0062: Two Pigs and a Panda

0062: Two Pigs and a Panda

Still waiting for my parcel, I took a short bus trip to Baños. A small town several hours south of Quito famous as a base for adventure sports. Later though the rain cleared

Aug 3, 2015

0061: I Quito!

0061: I Quito!

Ecuador seems to have a problem. As I walk the streets of the capital Quito, It looks like many of the other Latin American cities I have passed through. Modern, like Panama city.

Jul 28, 2015

0060: The Food pages: Entreés

0060: The Food pages: Entreés

Well I guess it had to be done at some point. I hope you are hungry, because if not, you are about to be! A selection of the many delicious meals I have

Jul 27, 2015

0059: The Great Escape

0059: The Great Escape

Leaving a country is often a melancholy experience. Colombia no different to the rest. Having spent almost 2 adventurous months travelling through from Medellin I was ready to begin again in Ecuador. Ipiales

Jul 8, 2015

0058: Who Let The Dogs out?!

0058: Who Let The Dogs out?!

White powder around my nose. White powder on my lips and chin. I wipe it away, knowing in a few more minutes, sweat will drip and salt will begin crystallising again. It's hot.

Jun 24, 2015

0057: Miscellaneous Tales from Colombia

0057: Miscellaneous Tales from Colombia

The roads here are excellent. Smooth, fast and wide. Except the drivers are not. Fortunately a wide shoulder separates the drivers from the cyclists. Though drivers are generally respectful of cyclists. Arepas are

Jun 12, 2015

0056: The New World; Colombia.

0056: The New World; Colombia.

Meddling in Medellín#### The flight from Panama Pacifico was easy, smooth but annoyingly fast. A mere 1 hour from end to end. In that time I flew over around 2-3 weeks worth of

May 24, 2015

0055: Panamá

0055: Panamá

My hands feel greasy. Like playing with warm candle wax or baking with butter. The heat is oppressive. A fly lands on my neck. I scratch and my fingernails come away black, dirt,

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