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  • Dec 2011
  • I'm well and alive

    I’m well and alive and was for a long time computer–less. About a month and half ago, I was going to the parking garage to leave the motorcycle, and I ...

  • Sep 2011
  • The bees, trees, and a dead cow

    When I find a road that is not on the map, my first reaction is to always roll on the throttle and ride straight for it. This time I found a road that ...

  • Cafayate, Argentina

    We finally woke up early, took hot shower at the fire station, and headed out due south for Cafayate. We went five blocks and I was hungry already so ...

  • Aug 2011
  • Salta, The Beautiful

    We left Dragones and all its glories behind and headed west again towards Salta, the Capital of Salta province. The first thing I did was to find an e ...

  • Dragones, The weirdest place on earth

    We woke up to a strong orange light shining through the tent’s rain-fly and we were baking already. The anticipated cold weather was definitely not th ...

  • Entering the Argentine Chaco

    I've ridden a lot of miles and visited a long list of places, and it makes it hard to answer the age old questions of, “What’s your favorite country? ...

  • Non-profits who kill for more profit

    Running a non-profit organization and going on a blind-date is not all that different - in both you never know where you are going to end up; home wit ...

  • Jun 2011
  • US Fought To Lower Min. Wage In Haiti

    U.S. Fought To Lower Minimum Wage In Haiti So Hanes And Levis Would Stay Cheap By Robert Johnson at Business Insider. A Wikileaks post published on ...

  • Overpopulation and its effects

    I know with what I’m about to write I will piss-off many religious people, some amongst my family, my close friends and colleagues, but to not write i ...

  • May 2011
  • The longest shopping trip in the world

    When I was just a handful of years old, my uncle had an old Canon SLR camera which he babied throughout his life. He wasn't a professional photographe ...

  • Mar 2011
  • Hungry for a change

    When they tie-up my hands, I use my words. My philosophy is fairness in a complete essence. And I try to live my life by it. So when I feel that it’s ...

  • I hope someday you'll join us

    I have written many words in the past two years. I have made my life a public pastime for your boredom, and in fact I have shared many personal moment ...

  • Ciudad del Este, Paraguay

    Some people can’t travel alone. They have to have at least one other person with them so they can even begin to consider making any plans. Well, that’ ...

  • Feb 2011
  • For change of scenery

    Totally unrelated, but how often do i get to hang out with Miss Paraguay again? ...

  • The Beautiful Paraguay

    All the struggles, ups and downs, and self mutilations finally found me in an emergency room. High fevers and not being able to breathe didn't leave m ...

  • Back to Tropics, Paraguay

    With every fall we learn something new, and with every rise we stand taller. This only holds through if we accept the reality and move on. And best of ...

  • The Indignation of God

    I usually don't post random pictures, but i was in an out of this world mood when i took this one today in Central Paraguay. ...

  • No Man Knows My History

    Is it the struggle towards the goals, which makes mankind happy? Or is the goal the struggle to stay conscious in the midst of ghastly twinges? What i ...

  • Touring Uruguay

    My stay in Montevideo was one of the highlights of my travels. Montevideo is a beautiful city with a lot of history. Uruguayans are proud people and o ...

  • Entering Uruguay

    Finally came the time to leave Otamendi and Argentina for good. I double checked everything, mounted the bike after 58 days of involuntary encampment, ...

  • Jan 2011
  • To the North

    I checked very connection, every bolt, every cable, but I just wasn’t ready to push the start button. I lit up a cigarette and stared at the bike for ...

  • Getting The Motor Out of Customs

    Jared emailed me with the delivery date of the engine and the waiting was over. The crate would arrive in Buenos Aires on Monday, and it would be read ...

  • Patagonia Breakdown Aftermath

    As you read previously, my motorcycle broke down in Patagonia after wrestling for two days with mighty winds, and I had to send it to the next town so ...

  • Escape From Patagonia

    I felt as if my right foot was on fire, but I blamed it on the wind. When the wind blows from the side, it pushes the heat of the engine sideways, hen ...

  • Argentina, Tierra del Fuego

    We intended to start out around 9 a.m. to finish our last leg in Chile and cross the border to Argentina. However, somehow the RGE team’s Nikon SLR ca ...

  • Paranal and the Chilean whorehouse

    Lima marked the last big civilization in Peru, and the worst traffic I’ve ever seen in my life. In the first hour entering Lima, the SRzero ran into a ...

  • Dec 2010
  • Crossing the Equator

    Ecuador is one of the smaller countries in South America, but it was an interesting point in my journey. The equator passes through Ecuador and that m ...

  • Farewell Colombia

    Cartagena to Medellin We stayed in Cartagena for so long that it felt like we were living there. For the last few days of our encampment we stayed at ...

  • Nov 2010
  • The Hunger Games

    Cartagena, and in general the Caribbean coast region of Colombia, historically has the highest rate of malnutrition in the country. The problem lies r ...

  • Life in Cartagena, Colombia

    Day after day we waited for the bike to arrive, but it never did. And to irritate me more, our website disappeared from the worldwide web because appa ...

  • Stuck in Colombia

    First I would like to thank James South, Lynn Minthorne, Gregory Quinn, Rich Jordan and Ahti Peura for their support and generous donations. You guys ...

  • Avoiding the Darien Gap

    If entering Panama was hard, leaving the country proved to be much harder. Panama was the last Central American country, and only 90 miles from the co ...

  • Reaching The Pacific

    San José, the capital of Costa Rica, is a giant city which doesn’t resemble anything of the beautiful Costa Rica. Like any other metropolitan area in ...

  • Costa Rica

    There is a two-step process to crossing borders in Central America. First you have to “exit” the country you are in. If you are taking a vehicle throu ...

  • The rain in Spain stays mainly…

    The Nicaraguan border crossing was somewhat peaceful, but the rain almost closed down the border. The black skies and wind were telling us that someth ...

  • Potholes in Honduras

    We left El Salvador amidst warm farewells from our new friends and with a police escort arranged by KPMG. Before we left, Edgar gave us a blue flashin ...

  • The Love Link

    Is it destiny that makes our course or is it the path that dictates our fate? Many follow their fate, but a few write their own. Sam Hawkins is such a ...

  • Oct 2010
  • El Salvador, Most Dangerous Country

    I was still in recovery mode so Claudio took on the riding task with Cynthia going as pillion. I got lucky as the second they took off, the monstrous ...

  • Entering Guatemala

    We arrived at the Guatemalan border to find out that we should have gone to the customs 40 minutes back in Talachupa to process the cancellation of th ...

  • La Ventosa Wind Farm

    Somehow I woke up without an alarm at 8:40 a.m. I jumped in the shower, got dressed, and went downstairs to see if the departure time was still 9 a.m. ...

  • Surviving Mexico

    Unfortunately all the idling and putting along for hours in the rain the night before didn’t sit well with the bike, and it protested in the form of e ...

  • Drowning in Oaxaca

    We departed México City around 6 a.m. trying to beat the city traffic and hoping to arrive early in the afternoon to our destination in Oaxaca, almost ...

  • Following Hernan Cortés in México

    In two years, from 1519 to 1521, an ambitious, cruel, intelligent, determined and above all, gold hungry Spaniard named Hernan Cortés, took México by ...

  • Sep 2010
  • Getting rear-ended by a bus!

    We finally settled in Mexico City (at least for the next 3 days). Our mission for today was simple, in theory. Find spare front and rear tires for the ...

  • How not to travel in Mexico!

    Today Mr. Murphy had another plan for us as everything that could go wrong, went wrong! We didn’t head out of San Luis Potosi until around 3 pm as the ...

  • Aug 2010
  • Monclova to San Luis Potosi, Mexico

    We set the alarm clock to get out of Monclova early in the morning but my body wasn’t cooperating. Cynthia finally managed to drag me out of bed aroun ...

  • Bienvenidos A Mexico

    Despite not crossing into the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras until mid-afternoon, we had a remarkably uneventful border crossing. No passport c ...

  • Race to the Mexican Border

    We eventually had to stop for a few hours of sleep from around 4 to 8 a.m on Monday morning. But this stop did little to refresh us as in an effort to ...

  • Dash to Ushuaia Argentina

    The torrential tropical rain of Honduras abated for the first time in five hours and the pitch black darkness descended for yet another night on the r ...

  • Jul 2010
  • I left a piece of my heart in Haiti

    Hello friends! Our latest blog post comes to us courtesy of our organization's Public Relations Director, Jared Williams. We are inspired by his recen ...

  • The American Dream

    I have received the following question: “Please, I hope nobody takes offense to this. I'm not trying to start any arguments but I have to ask, "How ma ...

  • Short Way Round

    What I heard the most in past few weeks was the question: “Are you back already?!!!” I never thought that I would see Montana again, at least not for ...

  • Jun 2010
  • Kenda 761 dual sport tires review

    Pros: Stiff sidewall, sticky, quiet, predictable, superb traction, inexpensive Cons: Deep sand is not its cup of tea, hard to mount Everyone who’s eve ...

  • Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Park

    First I would like to thank Frank Perreault of the GS Resources for his great support and generous donation. As we stated earlier, we are still on t ...

  • May 2010
  • Rocky Mountain High

    Early dawn found us packing the bike grateful for a few hours of shut-eye out of the wind. We said good-bye to Paul as he had to head to work and foun ...

  • Las Vegas, Baby!

    As we rode up the 25N, we felt a little bit like we were in the twilight zone, each of us privately musing over our recollection of US geography and w ...

  • Homeless Night and 30 Hour Famine

    As great as it is to follow Chris and his ride around the world, I often find myself looking for ways to help the cause without committing years of my ...

  • Santa Fe Inspiration!

    The ride to Santa Fe along the Scenic Byway 14 unfolded like a picture-postcard. You couldn’t have ordered a more beautiful day. The layers of endless ...

  • Albuquerque, NM

    We would like to thank Sarah Jennings and Cheryl Gibson as well as our anonymous donors for their generous donations. The cool air by the river in th ...

  • Hot and sunny with a chance of wind

    Parker Dam to Phoenix, AZ is about 170 miles, but we took the back roads and that made it an 8 hour ride. I’m convinced that Arizona has the best high ...

  • And the adventures begin

    Cynthia was quiet and all I could hear was the spinning of the tire. I turned my head to look at her, but a cloud of dust was all I could see. The rea ...

  • Laden down and two-up

    We took a successful test drive in town and on freeway to see how the bike handled with the two of us and all of our gear loaded up on it, and discove ...

  • Apr 2010
  • Walk for Hunger

    Please join us by walking on May 2nd in Boston for hunger. We are a dedicated group of Walkers who want to make a difference in Massachusetts. In es ...

  • WE DID IT!!!

    I left Bakersfield for Monterey, CA on a beautiful sunny day. I was going up to Monterey to meet up with Andy Pogany, our CFO, to do some work on the ...

  • On the road again

    The time I have been waiting for so anxiously has finally come. The GS850 was a fine bike to begin with, but now it’s even better. The second leg of t ...

  • Mar 2010
  • There’s no place like home

    First I would like to thank Stephanie Schell for her generous donation. I wish her the best of luck and success in her endeavors. Although I have bee ...

  • Feb 2010
  • Hunger and Obesity

    “The rich eat when hungry, the poor eat when there is something to eat.” Or maybe I’m just hungry myself now that I think of it. I woke up this mornin ...

  • It’s all England’s fault

    First, I would like to thank Steve Davison for his generous donation. Although I’m not in the States right now due to a family emergency, but the miss ...

  • Iran, Tehran

    At long last, the endless project of completing the IRS paperwork for 501(c)(3) status is completed which takes a huge load off of our shoulders. I wo ...

  • A little dirt don’t hurt

    I would like to thank all the people who had shared their sympathy with me on continuing on the road alone at this point in time. Despite the fact tha ...

  • Jan 2010
  • And life goes on.

    I packed my bags last night for the flight Closed my eyes to not see that terrible sight There were times I got scared of the height There were ti ...

  • Making it far

    I hope 2010 is off to a great start for everyone. It has been almost 5 months since I left my home in Montana and it has been a blast riding through s ...

  • Dec 2009
  • Happy Holidays

    “Are you on your honeymoon?” someone asked. While honeymoon doesn’t quite describe my situation, it’s honest to say that I have been a lazy writer. Th ...

  • The End of the One-Man Band

    I resolved the towing issue although not to my satisfaction. Instead of leaving the bike for eight days in their repair shop, I opted for a one-time c ...

  • Bike Assault and Battery

    Have you ever wanted to castrate a man with a dull spread knife? On one of my last days in Los Angeles, I parked my bike on a street under a sign tha ...

  • Nov 2009
  • Where there’s a will, there’s a way

    I am on the road again heading for Los Angeles after a rather long period of inactivity (riding wise). I came to Bakersfield, CA to fix some motorcycl ...

  • He had high hopes

    First, I would like to thank Steven Lovestrand and Irina Loftus for their generous donations. After spending three days on the phone talking to UNICE ...

  • Windmills of my mind

    First, I would like to thank Cynthia Qusipe, Matthew Hanscom and Debbie Medina for their generous donations. Bakersfield to Barstow on Hwy 58 is only ...

  • Oct 2009
  • And that’s how it goes

    Every generation needs a new revolution. ---Thomas Jefferson I have an addition to this famous line; to have a revolution, we first need an evolution ...

  • Coast to Desert

    If you are enjoying these updates, please support the cause by making a donation. As I have mentioned before, I will pitch in $2000 out of my personal ...

  • Monterey, CA

    I would like to thank Thomas D'Acquisto and Garrett Dulaney for their generous donations. Please make a donation of any amount for the month of Octobe ...

  • San Jose, CA

    First off, I would like to thank Chuck Williams and Hari Crowder for their generous donations. The month of October is almost over and the donation go ...

  • The Unfettered Life

    First off, I would like to thank fellow GSers Rob and Lisa Hayward for their generous donations. The GS resources website has been a great help on mec ...

  • Rogue Wilderness Crossing

    When I was in Beaverton, I asked Todd if he knew a road that went from the coast to Medford avoiding major highways and he said "Yes, there is a road, ...

  • Oregon, The Beaver State

    This flu took a lot out of me as big city traffic, rain, and popping pills don’t really mix. There were many people who sent me get well emails includ ...

  • Sep 2009
  • Washington State

    I know it’s been a long time since my last update but I’ve been sick ever since my last post battling a bad case of influenza. I got to Ferndale rath ...

  • Vancouver, CA

    The Hwy 99 was a long and twisty hell. On a bike with an oil leak, I really didn’t enjoy it one bit as I my riding pants got soaked and construction r ...

  • On the way to Vancouver

    Seven o’clock in the morning. Gib woke me up. I wanted to kill him but I was so tired I couldn’t even get out of the bed. I rolled around and listened ...

  • Madness On Cassiar Highway

    Teslin Lake to Prince George is 1600 km on the Cassiar highway. Cassiar highway runs through some of the most isolated regions of British Columbia and ...

  • Hang in there Colonel

    My Jeep rolled over twice on N. Montana Ave in Helena, MT and took two men down with it. The accident happened on Sep, 11th at around 7pm. Tim, the dr ...

  • Teslin Lake, Yukon Territories

    When I woke up, Stephanie was already gone, so I packed up and got on the way. I talked to Gib this morning and he is meeting me at Watson Lake on Fri ...

  • Bock Bock

    First, I'd like to thank Ronald Schulten and Sarah Olson for their generous donations. If you go to northern Alaska, you have to visit Chicken. It is ...

  • Top of the world highway

    “People who get up early in the morning cause war, death and famine.” Bansky I woke up late again. Dempster took a lot out of me and resting up seeme ...

  • Crossing Dempster Highway

    I dedicate the following verse from an Alaskan bumper sticker to this infamous highway: Dempster Highway Winding in and winding out Fills my heart ...

  • Aug 2009
  • Revelations Camp, Yukon Territories

    “After these things I saw, and behold, a door opened in heaven, and the first voice which I heard, a voice as of a trumpet speaking with me, one sayin ...

  • Alaska Highway

    I’ve combined three days of writing into one. I will be out of contact for the next 6 days so stay tuned and pray for good weather or I might not come ...

  • Camp Wal-Mart

    No surprise here, I woke up late again. 4 days of a warm bed and good company has spoiled me pretty bad. The light was on in the room so I figured tha ...

  • The Festival City

    The city of Edmonton is built on the North Saskatchewan River with a population of over a million. Although I’m not a fan of large metropolitan areas, ...

  • Eh!

    Woke up to a beautiful morning with a view of Heaven’s Peak directly in sight. I had no time to prepare breakfast so I broke camp as fast as I could a ...

  • Glacier National Park

    The sun, the rainbow, the warmth! They must have replaced that no good weatherman with a monkey. So God does listen to me! As it turned out, Kyle was ...

  • Hungry Horse

    I kept opening my eyes and expecting to see the sun come out but had to give up after 3 hours. Gray skies and a wet tent were not exactly what I was h ...

  • Wet and wild

    Many doubts rushed through my mind when I watched Bill Ryder ride away. I asked myself this question as I rode off in the opposite direction toward Wh ...

  • Motorcycle Safety Course

    When I decided to take the motorcycle rider course, I was very much in denial on how it could further improve my riding skills. 15 hours later, riding ...

  • Jul 2009
  • Vaccination and Immunization

    Entry into many countries requires certain immunization and preventive measures against diseases such as Hep A, Hep B, Malaria, and Yellow Fever. Inte ...

  • Jun 2009
  • And it all started when…

    It is not far from reality to claim that it all started in our back yard, under the shade of our orange tree, when the temperature soared to 110ºF. Di ...