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New RumBum.com Article up! – Detours to Maccu Picchu

Posted by on Jul 9, 2010 in Motorcycle Vagabonding, Peru, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | Comments Off on New RumBum.com Article up! – Detours to Maccu Picchu

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Rolón family

Posted by on Jul 9, 2010 in Motorcycle Vagabonding, Paraguay, South America | Comments Off on Rolón family

May 3, 2010 It was a lovely, and long, and rather hot ride to Tebicuary. Robert Rolón  had invite me to stay with his family there, and tour the sugar can mill he worked at. I was really impressed my the countryside–gone was the dismal, trash-strewn roadside, but clean, kept, and with large ranches proudly displaying their names and the products they produced. German influence  meets Latin America, and it kept me wondering why other areas I’d traveled through had such a hard time keeping themselves organized and clean, when Paraguay, the poorest country in South America, was so neat and orderly. Because I love bathroom humor.  But really.  Just WHAT was I supposed to do with this hose? Mennonites. Note to self: NO MORE BEEF!!! I got completely and utterly turned around in Villarica. I was supposed to...

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Paraguay

Posted by on Jul 8, 2010 in Motorcycle Vagabonding, Paraguay, South America | 3 comments

May 1, 2010 Welcome to Paraguay! I had to ride another 50 k that morning after breaking camp, and arrived at this Paraguayan outpost…not sure what they really did since they didn’t stamp my passport or do any of the bike paperwork, but they asked me a lot of questions about where I came from, where I stayed overnight, etc. I am not a very good liar, and so finally just told them that I slept in the jungle in a hammock. THE WERE HORRIFIED! They could not believe that I’d slept out alone, and they kept saying “tigres” and I said incredulously, “tigres, tigres“? Yes of course. More like jaguars they said, but they are there, and that I should not have camped alone. Ha! good thing I did not know about the jaguars before I tried to...

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New RumBum.com article up! (Broken Bones)

Posted by on Jul 5, 2010 in Motorcycle Vagabonding, Peru, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | Comments Off on New RumBum.com article up! (Broken Bones)

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New RumBum.com article up! (Mechanical Meltdown)

Posted by on Jun 30, 2010 in Motorcycle Vagabonding, Peru, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | 2 comments

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New RumBum.com article up! (Carnival – Where Anything Goes!)

Posted by on Jun 26, 2010 in Ecuador, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | Comments Off on New RumBum.com article up! (Carnival – Where Anything Goes!)

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