The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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How is it? Sorry for the 'english as a second language' headline. But has anyone ever ridden the dirt north of Teguc to the Caribbean coast, through what looks like Pueblo Viejo and Olanchito? Any clues? Good fun? Muddy jungle hell? Bandit country? Amazing secret hotels?
This is probably a bit late for you Dan, but maybe it will be useful for others coming that way.
We came down from La Ceiba, turned right at Sava and turned onto a dirt road just before Olanchito, we had a road map of Honduras, The Treasure Map, as it is called! The dirt road was relatively good, got bad in a few places and when we got to the turn off for La Union the road was just a dirt base and it was raining so it got a bit slippery! We stayed a night at a very nice hotel in La Union, Hotel La Muralla, L250 with 2 double beds, private hot water bath and nice and clean with huge gates enclosing the hotel and parking! YOu can´t miss it, on the right on the main street, there are other cheaper places but we wanted to get out of the rain!
You have to go to the Cohdefor, to register to go to La Muralla national park, which is in the road parallel to the main road you come in -ask at the hotel. We were told that the visitor centre´s showers and toilets would be open but that the security guy wasn´t there and camping was free. So we went there and all was locked up and looking like it had been closed down for a while. We pitched out tent on the verandah and roughed it for a couple of nights. The taps weren´t working but we have a water filter pump and the stream was about a 10min walk on one of the paths. The walks are really nice, cloud forest, although pretty overgrown in parts, Geoff cleared the main 2 paths with his machete so if you go there anytime soon you should be sweet! Lots of birds! The road there was ok, a small river ford which was fine even at this time of year (rainy season).
La Union doesn´t see many tourists at all, so you see a real different part of life in Honduras. Very friendly tho.
There is a gas station in La Union and it looks pretty old but the gas we got was good!
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