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Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thanks Jim

Unfortunately I won’t have any riding gear with me, just a day pack for the short stay.:evil
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Gear - part 1

In summary

Starting from my head down .....

HELMET (Fly - full face) Exceptional value for money, good visibility and saved my head in 4 accidents. The colour fades in the sun and wind. The...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Coming up!!

Here it is .......!
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2015, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Wink Thanks Gakobo!

There is plenty on the rides forum to keep us both awake for many nights:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh Bob, what can I say?

Without your belief in me from BEFORE the beginning of the trip and the fantastic hospitality of you and your family this adventure would have be much more difficult and certainly less rewarding. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking Hello Koos

Thank you! I will call you once I am home to share a meal and a drink together my friend.:D
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Thanyou Eric!

I am privileged to have been able to do this trip and am particularly glad that you and others found it interesting enough to follow along. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh My pleasure!

Hi Andrew, thanks but it really was ...my pleasure!
Peter
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Mwah!!!!

Just around the corner now.:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh Thanks pceire32!

I am very fortunate to have been able to do this trip. Thank you for sharing it with me and for all your support along the road. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Cheers!

Thanks Bruce, for everything. I hope it was a really good bottle!! :clap Osoyoos, you and the family remain a highlight in a wonderful trip. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking Hey there Just jeff!

Thanks for all the support ! Much appreciated and at least you can spell odyessy!!:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Cry Final leg

Day 366 (04/11/15)
I check out at 07:30 and go out to wait for my transport to Miami Airport to collect Suzi. The van is already outside waiting for me. Great! earlier the start the better. Jorge...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh Naturally I will need a holiday

:rofl Hi Donnie will be spending a month in Florida “recovering”:1drink
Then fly to Boston , visit New York. And a quick trip to Maine then fly South for our winter:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh But of course!

What a question!!! :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 11:34 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Wink Heading Stateside

Day 365 (04/10/15)
Slept very well and made myself a large breakfast as Spirit Airlines charges steeply for everything ovet the basic ticket price. So probably won’t be eating once I am on the way....
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Alone in Bogota

Day 363 (04/08/15)
Its an odd feeling not having Suzi waiting patiently close by for the next day of riding. :shog I hear from Lyn Cargo that Suzi’s flight leaves in the early hours of Friday...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2015, 02:55 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Hiya Bruce!!

Its been my pleasure. And thank you for a really good time, camping with you and the whole family in the vineyards of Osoyoos :freaky

Hows the shoulder by the way?
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2015, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh Exactly !!!

:freaky:freaky:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Wink Bogota and shipping Suzi

Day 361 (04/06/15)
Yesterday I sent the shipping agents (Lyn Cargo) notification that I would bring Suzi in to their office tomorrow and sent them the requested details to commence the customs...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2015, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking Thanks Frank!

Good to hear from you!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2015, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb LOL! You’re absolutely right!

This side of the Gulf I pay for a good hotel the same as I pay for a dorm bed in a hostel in Fort Layderdale! :deal:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh Heading for Bogota

Day 359 (04/04/15)
Leave Hostel Kundar at just after 08:00 after saying goodbye to the others, they are also heading back to Manizales today. Nice twisties to Popayan and Cali. I ride a while...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 06:55 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Driving again

Day 357 (04/02/15)
We take a scenic drive, and will try find a place that Klause and Mancho can paraglide from and check out a church designed like the famous one in the ravine but can’t remember...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking Laguna Verde

Day 356 (04/01/15)
Today we are all up early and on the road by 06:30. The plan is to visit the Laguna Verde in the crater of Volcano Azufral. Its a long drive about four hours on asphalt as well...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking Good to hear from you Koos

Thanks for those sentiments! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Laugh That’s correct

Hi Jay

Yes through the twisties my trusty KLR could keep up but not on the flats after Popayan.:lol3. I am like you, prefer to get out of the rain especially at night. Arrived in Armenia at about...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Question Who knows??

I suspect the customs and immigration people must get commission from the copier kiosks. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking Lake La Cocha

Day 355 (03/31/15)
After breakfast we all jump into Klauses car and head out to see a lake called La Cocha. Its quite a long drive and completely touristy but is charming never the less. Looks a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Hi Meanderthal!

Nice “handle”! Glad to hear from you. Always good to know that your blog is appreciated.:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thats probable! LOL!

I have got so used to rain its now a minor inconveniece. The cold is what still gets me!:D
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking Into Colombia again

Day 354 (03/29/15)
So today I check the front tyre before I carry everything outside.:wink: Its good to go so I am on the road by 08:10. Traffic is not too bad and the route to the Pan American...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Bluhduh Staying in Quito .... Longer than planned!

Day 352 (03/28/15)
Another day to clean up and recover so thats what I do. Also get some food for the day and breakfast tomorrow as the hostel charges for breakfast. The hostel is rather tasteful...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Quito here I come!

Day 351 (03/27/15)
Its raining when I pack up and leave but its not likely to dry up soon. About 40 kms to the border and it has large imposing buildings but slow, inefficient staff and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Northwards Ho!

Day 348 (03/24/15)
Just a “regrouping” day so I lie back and chill out with a book after doing some much needed clothes washing. Also do a bit of RR but this is very slow.
KMS NIL
FUEL NIL...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Wicked That was my plan originally

Until rain and icy weather chased me out of the mountains after leaving Cusco. I am now already in Columbia:D
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumb Naturally!

She deserves it!!!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Wink It’ll soon be over

:wink:

Not far to Bogota and then its a full circle when Suzi and I fly into Miami.:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Wotnext
Talking No regrets

Thanks Mac
For is size and convenience the redverz tent is worth the couple of extra kilos, especially on an extended trip and lots of camping.
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2015, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Wotnext
Thumbs down Hiya Bruce

Nope all was dead again the next morning :huh, but it was not nearly as cold and just a relatively short hop over the last mountain range, then down into Nazca where its warm again. I have since...
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