Monthly Archives: January 2011

On The Road Again – Cartagena to Ecuador / Yaniv Singer and Erika Rowe

Our predicament changed way more abruptly than it materialized. One day our local call to Sebastian in the Hilton had a different outcome than all the other days. We were informed that two letter were waiting for us at the … Continue reading

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Ship Ahoy- the Stahlratte / Erika Rowe

We got kicked out of the Radisson lobby at about 8am, which was really much better than I expected. All night I anticipated getting the boot and having to drive around scary Colon looking for a different hotel. We were … Continue reading

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The Panamanian Blues/ Yaniv Singer

This blog entry will be very different from the ones I wrote before. Though maybe not. The truth is that I completely forgot not only the kind of stuff I’ve been writing, but also the kind of frame of mind … Continue reading

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Post Utila Syndrome and its Costa Rican Cure / Yaniv Singer

It took us a long while to get off the island, even once we decided to do so. Because of the pricing involved, I joined Erika in her Advanced Open Water course, rather than go on individual dives. I think … Continue reading

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Guatemala City to Honduras/ Yaniv Singer

It makes sense to pay out of your ass to BMW in the States, but for some reason here it just doesn’t. Everything else here is paperless and unofficial, so when they wanted us to hand to the office the … Continue reading

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Beyond Mexico: Guatemala and Honduras/ Yaniv Singer

It was first in San Cristobal, Mexico, When Time caught up with us. One of the most fabulous things about travelling is the change that takes place in your perception of time. Presumably it moves at the same rate as … Continue reading

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Guadalajara to Mexico City/ Erika Rowe

The ride from Ixtlan Del Rio to Guadalajara just got more and more beautiful. We moved from the dense jungle to corn fields to agave plantations. We stopped in Tequila for a tasting but decided not to do a tour … Continue reading

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Mazatlan to Guadalajara/ Erika Rowe

The heat and humidity in Mazatlan were overwhelming after our night at sea so we quickly scouted for a hotel. We ended up right on the beach in a run down, once grand behemoth of a hotel. It covered a … Continue reading

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Mulege to Mazatlan/ Erika Rowe

Leaving Bill’s place in Mulege was difficult. The relaxed atmosphere and air conditioning made it hard to go. Also, there is always a little fear of the unknown whenever starting out again after a rest period. The road south was … Continue reading

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First off-road: San Felipe to Route 1, Baja California, Mexico

Since we left San Felipe we had some adventures. We started heading south midday and realized 40 miles down the road that we lost the spare keys to all the locks and my bike. it was a frustrating couple hours … Continue reading

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Adapting to Trip Life: Tel Aviv to Chico to San Diego to Ensenada, Mexico / Yaniv Singer

A couple of weeks. That’s how long it usually takes me to adapt to trip-life. Erika says I have a long aaption period to any change, like getting up in the morning, going to sleep at night, going between Israel … Continue reading

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