March 31, 2006 GMT - Back to reality
Even 6 months can be over so quickly - coming monday I'll be back to work... You won't be surprised...

March 26, 2006 GMT - Holbox and Mujeres Islands
There's a small island at the northern tip of the Yucatan peninsula and it's called Holbox. It's rather off the...

March 23, 2006 GMT - Cozumel
Cozumel is Mexicos only significant caribbean island, it's famous for snorkeling and diving - and it's a nice, calm and...

March 20, 2006 GMT - Akumal - Playa del Carmen
The Caribean is really paradisiac, but of course quite touristy (and with the corresponding price structure). I was tempted to...

March 18, 2006 GMT - Campeche-Carribean Coast
Having safely returned by night bus from Mexico City to Palenque, I was very happy to realize that my bike...

March 13, 2006 GMT - Mexico City
The 14 hour bus tour to Mexico City was surprisingly easy. I had two seats for myself and actually slept...

March 06, 2006 GMT - Veracruz-Palenque
From Teotihuacán I went straight to Puebla, trying to avoid Mexico City as far as possible. On the map it...

March 03, 2006 GMT - Xilitla - Teotihuacán
A young biker couple I had met in Chile had highly recommended Edward James' Gardens "Las Pozas" to me, a...

February 28, 2006 GMT - Zacatecas - Guanajuanto
On a motorcycle you are much closer to your surroundings: You notice the landscape more intensively and do more intensively...

February 26, 2006 GMT - Barra de Nexpa - Guadalajara
After a short day-stay in Pie de la Cuesta near Acapulco, I drove another 300 km on the mainly nice...

February 23, 2006 GMT - Taxco / Acapulco
From Puebla I headed straight westwards towards the Volcanoes of Popocatepetl and it's neigbour, Itzisomething. Popo is still active, which...

February 21, 2006 GMT - Oaxaca / Puebla
From the hot and sunny beaches of the Mexican pacific coast I rode into the green coastal moutains towards Oaxaca,...

February 16, 2006 GMT - Via Chiapas to the Pacific Coast
I really liked Mérida and the tranquil accomodation (a rare thing in Mexico) but Mexico is huge and I have...

February 12, 2006 GMT - Merida
Didn't I just praise the Mexican drivers? Forget about it. I just had entered the outskirts of Merida on the...

February 05, 2006 GMT - Cancun
The flight to Cancun was long but without major incidents. 9 1/2 hours from Santiago to Dallas, and 3 hours...

February 01, 2006 GMT - Farewell SouthAmerica
After finishing the motorcycle maintenance and other stuff that I had planned to do in Santiago, I had a little...

January 23, 2006 GMT - Santiago again
For the 700 km from Temuco to Santiago the information in my guidebook was rather sparse. Since I did not...

January 17, 2006 GMT - Chiles Lake District
From Chaitén I I took the ferryboat to the island of Chiloe (which turned out to be a nice although...

January 09, 2006 GMT - Carretera Austral (3)
I left Puyuhaipi (or whatever this place was called) during a short rain pause - and arrived 200 km later...

January 06, 2006 GMT - Carretera Austral (2)
On New Year's day - just after one day - we decided to split up again: Katja and Martin wanted...

January 05, 2006 GMT - Careterra Austral (1) New Year's Eve
Finally I left Argentina (probably for the last time during this journey) and entered Chile. After all the Patagonian flatlands...

January 05, 2006 GMT - Towards Carretera Austral
Heading further north on the Ruta 3, I took a short 100 km gravel road detour (who would do this...

January 03, 2006 GMT - Ushuaia
Ushuaia is just like the North Cape - nothing of beauty, you just have to be there once, because it's...

January 02, 2006 GMT - Torres del Paine

Christmas 2005

January 02, 2006 GMT - Calafate

Just before Chrismas 2005

December 27, 2005 GMT - El Chaltén
Driving from Bariloche to El Chaltén and Perito Moreno you have pass - apart from some beautiful national parks of...

December 17, 2005 GMT - Bariloche
The first 500 km were the worst. The second 500 km were also the worst. And then I slightly lost...

December 12, 2005 GMT - Buenos Aires
No, I don't want to die in a car - this would really be too embarrasingly uncool for a motorcycle...

December 06, 2005 GMT - On the road again

Colonia del Sacramento

November 29, 2005 GMT - Brasilia


November 25, 2005 GMT - Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo

November 23, 2005 GMT - Ilha Santa Catarina

Ilha Santa Catalina

November 19, 2005 GMT - Curitiba to Florianopolis

Curitiba to Florianopolis

November 17, 2005 GMT - Foz do Iguaçu - Curitiba

Foz do Iguaçu - Curitiba

November 15, 2005 GMT - Iguaçu


November 14, 2005 GMT - Uyuni to Iguaçu

Salar de Uyuni - Iguaçu Falls

November 14, 2005 GMT - Copacabana-Cusco-Salta

Copacabana (Bolivia) - Machu Picchu (Peru) - Salta (Argentina)

November 14, 2005 GMT - Frankfurt-Santiago-Copacabana



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