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I'm also looking to work/travel through as much as S.A. as I can. and ideally I'd like to stay down there as long as it takes.
Have any plans been made yet?
psilocybes at gmail.com
I'm in Houston and had planned a round-trip from here to Panama City beginning in September/October. But, now I'm thinking about shipping my bike from Panama to SA, preferably Colombia or Ecuador, and then riding as far south as I can go. Then, I will sell my bike and fly back to Houston. I am flexible about dates and travel route and willing to work these things out with a travel partner. I'm bold and old and an experienced rider and have been to Mexico many times (rode my bike to Matzatlan in 1998), and have visited the coastal regions of some Central American countries. I'm ashamed that my Spanish is about as good as that on Sesame Street, but I know how to communicate (having lived in France, Belgium, Portugal, Greece, Ethiopia, South Africa, Australia, etc.).
If you're still looking for a riding partner, lemme know. Regards.
psilocybes -thanks for the email, see you next week
d w dogs -let me know if you're interested in going for a /discussing ideas! i'm in LA going to buenos aires in aug (i was thinking of panama-ecuador btw.. i've heard columbia roads on a bike can be v dangerous outside of the cities.. banditos)
see other thread in travellers seeking travellers: 'depart 01 aug 2006 la -ba'
same goes for anyone else in that neck of the woods later in the year. i have basic spanish under my belt.
planning on leaving first week of August from LA to Argentina. I'm fluent in spanish and most likely will be roughing it. i'll like to meet other riders along the way to get out of the beaten path. my website is www.salcar.net
Hi ted, are you still doing this trip? i myself am going from LA to Buenos Aires starting early august, and am looking for comrade/s for some/all of the journey. I won't ask you any more just now til i know if your plans are still in place..
email me at getalexfr at hot mail dot com
Im afraid not mate... Im going to have to put this on hold for at least 12-18 months due to a recent financial mentdown.
Iv had to sell all my bikes and gear and working in a deadend job with a psychotic girlfriend..
I've been watching and waiting for the perfect opportunity to strike. The time has come!
It's been really interesting reading about everyones plans to meet up. Sounds like there is a West coast thing happening. Anybody near Florida?
I'll be leaving for my maiden overland voyage around mid October. Miami to Ushuaia and back. I'm planning on six months, maybe more. I'm raising money for the National Parkinson Foundation. I am not fluent in Spanish but I definetly don't get laughed at, not for my linguistic skills anyway. I'm 29, laid back, no drugs. Mechanically inclined, though no pratctical knowledge. Chef by trade. I'd love to make some plans to rendezous with some people.
When my website is ready, I'll post it and whoever is curious can get a better idea of who I am.
Planning a trip into South America for fall of 2006 or early on in 2007. Need to find a partner that wants to hit it as well. I am 57 and have ridden from Prudhoe bay to the Panama Canal already so now I want to hit the SA part. Open to pretty much anything so if you are looking for someone to ride with hit me up with what you are thinking
My Cousin Darren and I are arriving late November in Santiago to embark on our first o'seas trip by motorcycle. We are both in our early thirties and will be on my 1200GSA for around 2 months. At this stage we are keen to visit Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia but are pretty flexible. We are easy going Aussies and would like to meet up with other travellers in SA November to Feb.
My wife & I will be in Santiago mid Sept 06, going up to Peru, then Bolivia, Iguazu Falls, Buenos Aires, eventually down to Ushuaia for Christmas. Then we will come back up to Santiago & due to fly out back to Oz early Feb. Sounds like the timing is quite similar.
We are Brisbane based & will be 2-up on an 04 1150 Adventure. We plan to be self-sufficient such that we can choose to either get accomodation along the way or camp overnight if the location & conditions suit.
Would be interested in catching up with you for a chat about your plans in more detail (we're in Brisbane)
Mark & Aasha
Mark and Aasha
It would be good to catch up. I can't email you privately until I post some more and am a bit reluctant to put the mobile number out there.
If you have posted more than 15 times can you privately email me. Otherwise when I get 15 up I'll email you.
Paul (& anyone else that might be doing a similar trip around the same time),
We have set up a website showing a few details of our approximate route, which will obviously change along the way.
Anyhow, its www.markaasha.com and has our email address so you can contact us from there.
Mark & Aasha
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