Archives


January 18, 2007 GMT - Northward to Buenos Aires, Then Home


January 01, 2007 GMT - Headed North Again


December 25, 2006 GMT -


December 21, 2006 GMT - 150 Days on the Road

If anybody is wondering what it realy costs to do a trip like this, here are my expenses for the trip so far.



December 18, 2006 GMT - Notes from Argentina


December 12, 2006 GMT - Pictures From Argentina


December 02, 2006 GMT - Notes From Bolivia


November 28, 2006 GMT - Photos from Bolivia


November 18, 2006 GMT - A Notes from Cuzco and La Paz


November 14, 2006 GMT - Pictures fom Peru


November 09, 2006 GMT - On to Cuzco


November 02, 2006 GMT - Still in Huaraz, Peru


November 01, 2006 GMT - 100 Days on the Road
Thatīs 100 days and 8800 miles since I left the USA, not counting the month I spent riding around the US before that. I have been slacking in my blogular duties, so I just wanted to post something so that...

October 23, 2006 GMT - More on Ecuador


October 16, 2006 GMT - Medellin to Quito


October 10, 2006 GMT - Pictures From Panama & Colombia


October 09, 2006 GMT - First Impressions of Colombia
Greetings from Medellin!...

October 07, 2006 GMT - Last stop in Costa Rica
I'm getting a little out of order here, but I wanted to finish writing about Central America before going on to my first impressions of Colombia. I am in Medellin now, and everything is good....

October 04, 2006 GMT - Colombia here I come...
The bike is strapped to a pallet, and I have a plane ticket....

September 28, 2006 GMT - In Motion Again in Costa Rica


September 15, 2006 GMT - Costa Rica Pictures


September 12, 2006 GMT - Nicaragua and Costa Rica
Dog sitting in Costa Rica...

September 06, 2006 GMT - Photos, first week of September


September 06, 2006 GMT - and on to Nicaragua
It was all I could do to lie in a hammock with a book and lift a beer once in a while....

August 30, 2006 GMT - Final thoughts on Antigua
Final thoughts on Antigua...

August 26, 2006 GMT - Antigua, Guatemala
Prettiest city in Guatemala...

August 22, 2006 GMT - Trekking with Volcanoes
I took a little walk......

August 18, 2006 GMT - Guatemala
Adios Mexico, Hola Guatemala...

August 16, 2006 GMT - Chiapas Photos


August 16, 2006 GMT - Chiapas
I think I'll go to Chiapas, because it's so much safer than where I am now....

August 12, 2006 GMT - Oaxaca Heats Up


August 09, 2006 GMT - Oaxaca Pictures
From your reporter on the ground.......

August 06, 2006 GMT - Pie de la Cuesta to Oaxaca


August 04, 2006 GMT - Photos ' San Miguel & Pie de la Cuesta


August 04, 2006 GMT - Guanajuato to Pie de la Cuesta
"The Bar Mas Bohemia"...

July 31, 2006 GMT - Photos from Real & Guanajuato


July 30, 2006 GMT -
Roosters crowing, donkeys braying, church bells ringing, now that's the way I want to wake up in a Mexican town....

July 27, 2006 GMT -
Real de Catorce...

July 20, 2006 GMT - Almost ready to leave...
It seems hard to believe, but I’m almost ready to pack up and head south of the border....

July 12, 2006 GMT - Moab back home to Texas
7-6-06 It rained a litle overnight, so I had to pack up soggy gear to get going in the morning....

July 11, 2006 GMT - Some USA Photos
A few pictures with comments. They're not too big, but could take a little while to view....

July 06, 2006 GMT - Portland to Moab
6-24-06 start 48,154 end 48,737 Left Stanley on ID hwy 21, a great road that goes over two big mountain passes...

June 26, 2006 GMT - Madison to Montana
Just some quick notes to let you know what I have been up to. I can't get my pictures to upload from my sister in law's Mac, so I'll have to try that some where else....

June 14, 2006 GMT - The Beginning of a Great Adventure

So I got tired of working and thought, hmm, I think I'll quit my job and ride my motorcycle around Latin America for 6 or 8 months. Naturally there was some planning and saving involved, but basically that is what happpened. The general plan is to leave my home in Seguin Texas (near San Antonio) about the 1st of August 2006 and ride south all the wayto the southern tip of South America. I left my job on the 9th of June and am currently doing a little tune up ride on my Kawasaki Concours to visit family and friends in Wisconsin, Montana, Oregon, and if the planets line up right, make it to the Horizons Unilimited meet in Leadville Colorado on the way back to Texas. There, I will switch bikes to my Kawasaki KLR 650, do some final prep, and head south.



 


HU DVD Summer Special!

Now that summer is here, get On the Road! Take 30% off the Achievable Dream - On the Road! 2-DVD set until August 31 only. Get On the Road! Learn the tips to staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure!

Our veteran travellers share their tips (and great stories) for staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure.

"A fantastic, informative and inspirational DVD."

"It's brilliant - thank you very much!"

Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'ONTHEROAD' on your order when you checkout.


Renedian Adventures


Renedian Adventures

What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders

contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!


New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.


Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!

Story and photos copyright ©

Sorry, you need a Javascript enabled browser to get the email address and dates. You can contact Horizons Unlimited at the link below. Please be sure to tell us WHICH blog writer you wish to contact.

All Rights Reserved.

Contact the author:

Editors note: We accept no responsibility for any of the above information in any way whatsoever. You are reminded to do your own research. Any commentary is strictly a personal opinion of the person supplying the information and is not to be construed as an endorsement of any kind.

Hosted by: Horizons Unlimited, the motorcycle travellers' website!
You can have your story here too - click for details!