Originally Posted by Eagletalon
Incredible journey so far! I always think that the best bike is that one you can afford. I mean after all I am sure even the those fancy bikes lack a few things here and there. Glad to see that you didn't let the Central America mishap shape your trip. Thanks for the continued updates.
You know, that is so true! Angele and I have many other things on the go. Dropping 20 grand on a bike didn't make sense to me. I got a screaming deal on this fully farkled KLR and it is serving me well.
I think for me the hassles at the borders were wearing me down. Showing up at those borders, alone, not speaking Spanish is a trying ordeal. Colombia where I've been riding for about ten days without even thinking of borders has been great.
I have received reports from riders up ahead that the Ecuador border is relatively easy but there is a long wait for your migration stamp due to foot traffic. Not so bad, it sounds like you don't have to jump through 14 hoops like we did at some borders.
Glad you're following along