Alison’s Wanderland: the journey south : a solo adventure through the America’s

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by alison's wanderland, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. _cy_

    _cy_ Long timer

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    congrats on your trip!!
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  2. Gsteven

    Gsteven adventure gloggy

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    Hello Alison,
    I think I ran into you at a gas station last year in BC. You were on your way up and I just started with my long way down to Ushuaia. I was on a black 1200GSA. Your orange cases are hard to miss. Good luck with your trip. Here is my blog about the trip. I will be following your report as well!
    www.stevenisgoingsouth.blogspot.com
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  3. AdvSplash

    AdvSplash Find the world

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    Great Start Alison,

    Subscribed, kicked back, feet up, sweets at the ready... can't wait for your RR.

    Good Luck

    Ash
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  4. NomadGal

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    Thinking about heading into Mexico with Feyala this winter for 12-21-2012 at the Mayan temple. but not sure yet, it depends on a lot of things, especially dough!
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  5. Merlin III

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    Have a safe and joyful ride. Just wondering, do you speak Spanish?


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  6. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    Cool, We hosted Hewby from Tasmania 2 weeks ago on her way south through Mexico. It is great to see so many women out there riding.
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  7. NoobIAm

    NoobIAm Far, far from the Garden.

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    :lurk Just tagging along.

    Say, how about a pic of you close-up without your helmet… so we can see who we're riding with. :D
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  8. Ben Carufel

    Ben Carufel Boxer Addict

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  9. alison's wanderland

    alison's wanderland Been here awhile

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    Is this your bike?

    [​IMG]

    Thanks for the blog...i'll be looking through that tonight and see where you headed off to!
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  10. alison's wanderland

    alison's wanderland Been here awhile

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    Nice. I'm looking forward to checking out a couple of those myself.

    Not super well. I am hoping two years of high school spanish will come back to me...but that was a while ago, so I am not counting on that. I have been listen to audio in the car, and hoping for learning by osmosis, but realistically, I just signed up for an immersion course in Antigua, Guatemala. (http://www.ixchelschool.com/spanish-courses/spanish-for-travelers.php) I don't have time for the full two weeks due to a boating schedule (more on that later) but am excited about a 1 week program.

    I'm running into more and more on the road. It's great... gives it a different flavor.
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  11. alison's wanderland

    alison's wanderland Been here awhile

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    hahaha...the lure was supposed to last longer...



    But the link has been exposed... (was wondering how long that was going to take.)
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  12. Gsteven

    Gsteven adventure gloggy

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    How cool is that!!! That was the place. I forgot how wet it was that day. Excellent, I will safe this picture.
    Once again, enjoy your trip, if you have any questions, I'll be more than happy to help.
    Steven
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  13. what car??

    what car?? down the road

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    I'm already down in Coban, Guatemala (perhaps time for blog/RR). If you stay in Xela (Quetzaltenango) I would suggest Hostal Don Diego, parking for your bike, internet, cheap, and clean. In Antigua I would suggest Posada Vera, which is next to Hotel Primavera, secure parking though no internet. If you can make the time for it, I highly suggest the market in San Fransisco el Alto (Friday) and of course the famous market of Chichicastenango (Sunday). Keep well and enjoy the ride....

    Cheers!
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  14. b4thenite

    b4thenite Been here awhile

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    You Go Girl!!!!!!:clap
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  15. alcanrider

    alcanrider alcanrider

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    till this trip begins! So looking forward to it.
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  16. alison's wanderland

    alison's wanderland Been here awhile

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    Thank you for that! I love the tried and true suggestions!
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  17. spafxer

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    Good Luck Allison on your ADVenture.... I'm subscribed ! :clap
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  18. jnyrav

    jnyrav Been here awhile

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    Fantastic, Allison...looking forward to following along...thanks for sharing!
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  19. Merlin III

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    Me too! :clap
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    :lurk I'm in!
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