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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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Chaco (Bolivian Side)

Posted by on Jun 11, 2010 in Bolivia, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Paraguay, RumBum.com Articles, South America | Comments Off on Chaco (Bolivian Side)

In order not to repeat myself here, I’ll re-post the link to my Chaco experience I wrote about on RumBum.com http://rumbum.com/953-a-night-in-the-chaco#continue_post This tree is called the “palo borracho”, the drunken stick. The engorged trunk is actually a lifesaver for the tree: when the rains come, the tree stores water reserves in the trunk. I’d smile every time I saw one (which was quite often!) Crappy night’s sleep, but the Chaco is an incredible place. Here are some of the sounds the next morning: Please follow and like...

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Ken Bingenheimer’s Last Examiner.com Article Up

Posted by on May 20, 2010 in Argentina, Bolivia, Examiner.com Articles, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Paraguay, Press, South America | Comments Off on Ken Bingenheimer’s Last Examiner.com Article Up

It’s been great working with Ken talking about my trip. When I think about it in terms of what would be interesting to a reporter, it puts my trip in an entirely new perspective for me. Thank Ken! http://www.examiner.com/x-378-Motorcycle-Examiner~y2010m5d18-MotoAdventureGal-Finale-Flying-to-Seattle-today Please follow and like...

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New RumBum.com article up! (A night in the Chaco)

Posted by on May 8, 2010 in Bolivia, Motorcycle Vagabonding, Paraguay, Press, RumBum.com Articles, South America | Comments Off on New RumBum.com article up! (A night in the Chaco)

http://rumbum.com/953-a-night-in-the-chaco#continue_post Please follow and like...

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