Panama Surprise

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While getting closer to Panama I also got closer to the date where the Steelrat picks up their service between Panama and Colombia again. After cancelling my…

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Leon Nicaragua

Is Travel Burn Out Real?

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It’s been a while since I last posted here. A lot (or not) has happened in the meantime. Ever since I left Guatemala heading towards Panama I started to…

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Escaping Eastern Madness in Honduras

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I am at El Amatillo, the border from El Salvador to Honduras. While I scan my phone for possible destinations for the easter weekend I slowly melt away in…

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CA-4 Visa and TVIP Extension

Borderrun Guatemala Mexico or how to Extend your CA-4 Visa and TVIP

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I’m sitting in Antigua Guatemala waiting for a delivery looking at the clock ticking and having my CA-4 Visa and Guatemala TIP slowly run out. I’m…

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Volcan Fuego Eruption 2017-02-24/25

Hiking Acatenango on my Own, Volcán de Fuego in Action – A Night like no Other!

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The Road to Antigua I didn’t want to spend much time in Guatemala. After visiting Guatemala city to get some parts for my bike I didn’t even want…

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Mexico, Mariachi

Go to Mexico, seriously!

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Palenque. Patrick, my swiss rider buddy, hops on his bike to head towards the Yucatan. I’m staying back, on my own again. I found some 10W-40 motorcycle…

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Volcano Popocatepetl

Smoking Tyres, Smoking Mountain

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Popocatépetl, with 5426m asl it’s Mexico’s second highest peak. But located just in between Mexico City and Puebla, it certainly is the most…

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Streets of San Miguel de Allende

American Colony in the Heart of Mexico

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I arrive later than I thought in San Miguel de Allende. Fortunately I already have a place to stay set up. I got in touch with Mike, an american who himself…

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Mexican backcountry dirt road

Of Maps, Dirtroads and Mining

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I open my OSM maps and see that great winding road going through the mountains in a rather direct fashion from Guanajuato to San Miguel de Allende. It says it…

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Skull statue in front of Guanajuato view


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So I am safely "delivered" by my biker friends in Guanajuato. Gunajajuato is a UNESCO world heritage site in the middle of the mountains squeezed in between…

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Charly from Charly's Restaurante and moto.phil posing for a picture in front of the restaurant

Siestas and Fiestas

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For us europeans we have always referred to Mexico by using the words Siesta and Fiesta a lot. Typically when we think of Siesta we have the picture of a…

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Catedral de Guadalajara and it's reflection in a puddle seen from the Liberation Square by night

Guadalajara – a Small Mexican Town?

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As I enter Guadalajara I have Rodrigo's words in my head: "It's a small city anyways". But lanesplitting my way in between cars and on the dirt shoulder…

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