Yet another KLR succumbed to the Latin fever

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by igorshen, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. WOXOF

    WOXOF Just wander'n

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    Thanks for a great RR Igor. :beer
  2. lukeman

    lukeman Cool Hand

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    Awesome man. Nice write up at the end. There was many a times when I'd zone out reading your report and wish I was on the road!
  3. ElReyDelSofa

    ElReyDelSofa Desubicado

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    Igor,

    Thanks as always for taking me along on your ride, it has meant a lot on days stuck in cubeland with no end in sight. I have enjoyed your gift of words, your photographic eye and reminding me why I love S. America so much.

    Passion Fruit juice, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Brazil
    +1 a fresh glass of Passion Fruit juice is a marvel

    Thanks again, and best wishes on your next trip.

    Suerte,

    Martín
  4. RexBuck

    RexBuck Long timer

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    Thanks for taking us along on your adventure. I hope to do a similar trip in a couple of years and your storey was very enlightening and calmed a lot of questions/fears I had.

    Hope your life's adventure continues.
  5. cloudshaver

    cloudshaver marcusorass

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    What every one has said x 2. I was with you from the start as well. I even went and bought a red and silver 06 little killer for myself this summer; soon to be beaten to death on some of the roads that once passed under your tires, unless I find a great deal on a better bike.:lol3 Yup , I'm probably stuck with the POS but it reminds me of my old 59 ford truck- not fast, nice, comfortable or stable but is way reliable.
  6. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    Thanks! :clap :clap :clap
  7. VASCOdaGAMA

    VASCOdaGAMA Adventurer

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    Hi Igor,

    What a great list of favorite places and things. A real traveler's list of places. Not the usual highlights from guidebooks. Sometimes it is the mix of things that make a place memorable and special. The quality of the light, or the temperature or vegetation etc. It doesn't always have to be the grandest or the most spectacular in the traditional sense. Your list captures that well.

    One thing that struck me is how often Mexico popped up. I have been to a lot of the places you mentioned, and there really is something special about Mexico. So, thanks for posting. I, for one, will use it to guide future travels. Cheers!
  8. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    +1
  9. Royalwapiti

    Royalwapiti McGillicuddy's pal

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    Excellent summary Igor.

    been following from almost day one.
  10. igorshen

    igorshen gypsy soul

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    Thank you all for best wishes and I'm so glad that you enjoyed this RR.

    igor
  11. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    Glad to hear you had a great ride! It was nice meeting you in Guatemala. Hope to see you out on the road somewhere, sometime, in the future. Cheers. :freaky

    -Ben
  12. SgtMarty

    SgtMarty Retired, baby!

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    Great job, Igor. I really enjoyed following along. You went to some places that I missed, and I look forward to filling in some of those gaps that you documented so well.
  13. fast4d

    fast4d Long timer

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    Thank you for your ride report. I enjoyed it immensely.
  14. igorshen

    igorshen gypsy soul

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    Good to see you here. Too bad we didn't get to ride for a while. Who knows, may be one day, somewhere...

    good luck!


    Yeah, I have a few holes to fill in myself. I hope we get more chances to ride around SA.

    cheers


    Thanks Alan :freaky
  15. push

    push Adventurer

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    Igor...really enjoyed your RR...the pics were fantastic...you lived more in 1 year than most people live 50 years...your trip is truly inspirational...maybe 1 day.....
  16. Throttlemeister

    Throttlemeister Long timer Super Supporter

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    One of the few to document and ride 319:thumb No need for roads to be mythical, they are just roads afterall and some take us to amazing places:clap :clap :clap

    Well done!
  17. igorshen

    igorshen gypsy soul

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    Hey guys, I appreciate your comments! It's been a great journey. Even though it's been less than two months, it feels like it was years ago when I was in the Andes.

    I'm in a bit warmer place now :D . This is the first time Versys is offered in Thailand, so I couldn't resist it.

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    Picking her up in front of the Kawasaki dealer

    Greetings from the whory land (my friend came up with this one, but I like it)
  18. VASCOdaGAMA

    VASCOdaGAMA Adventurer

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    Igor,

    Are you now living in Thailand or are you about to begin a new trip? Your KLR trip reasonates with a lot of people and was truly fantastic. Hopefully, we can more of the same in Asia.
  19. Adv Grifter

    Adv Grifter on the road o'dreams

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    WoW! :wave:kumbaya He's Back! :clap

    Did you buy the Versys? Or renting? I rented 125cc two stroke Honda dual sports there on a couple trips. Great time. I loved the north, Golden Triangle area. Lots of good dirt roads. Have fun!

    Looking forward to another report!
  20. piratehood

    piratehood Trail rider, dual sport

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    :clap:clapAWESOME !!! the ADVenture continues. Good luck on this one