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Like the username, (suiting). I will start off from Colombia aronund late May. I am going all the way to Argentina and back. I am looking for someone to tag up with to make the trip a bit more enjoyable. I am riding a GS 500E.
Originally posted by Sojourner: I am planning on starting in April from Toronto, Canada and I should be in Mexico by May. Then, sometime in July in Panama, from where I will ship to South America (not sure yet where to).
Nelson I will leave in late may from Texas to leisurely go down to Panama. Let's see if we can travel together.
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All tremble when there is a weapon,
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Feeling for others as for oneself,
One should neither kill nor cause to kill.
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[This message has been edited by albertob (edited 18 February 2003).]
looks like there's quite a crowd gathering. I fly into Toronto March 13th (inshallah), gonna spend a month or so in the US then heading south as far as Argentina on a 650 Dakar. Email me if you're innarested in hooking up for some cold s and sketchy trails. Maybe we can convince ourselves to try the Darien Gap.
When you're in Toronto, send me a message and we can go out for a . I'm leaving in April, so you're going to be a bit ahead of me. Hopefully, when you get here, the snow has melted. Today we had again a high of -10C or so. Normally, we have snow until end of March. It shouldn't be a problem on the road, unless you arrive in a blizzard.
I've already been in communication with some of you but just to summarise, I'm doing a similar trip but starting in Alaska in May. Will probably be in Mexico in August, planning on Tierra Del Fuego for Xmas 2003. Bound to see some of you on the road - I am riding an XT 225.
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