Monthly Archives: November 2011

Costa Rica part 2, Arenal and Rain


October 30th and 31th, 2011 The Arenal Volcano has been erupting since the mid-60s, just gently letting lava spill out over the surrounding landscape. It is supposed to be something to see, so I decided to go and see it. … Continue reading

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Costa Rica, the Border to Alajuela


October 28th and 29th, 2011 I had a lot of mixed feelings about leaving Nicaragua. I mean, it is Nicaragua after all, but especially the southern part of the country was amazingly beautiful. And, since the bike broke, I realized … Continue reading

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Nicaragua


October 26th and 27th, 2011 I had a certain, irrational, fear of Nicaragua. When I was growing up it was one of those countries that only had bad news attached to it. When I played video games they were the … Continue reading

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Honduras


October 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2011 I left Antigua thinking I could make the border in one day and cross into Honduras. The weather was nice enough. On the road I was passed by a BMW, with another coming up … Continue reading

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Antigua


October 21st and 22nd, 2011 The ride from Xela to Antigua was on the Pan-American highway. When I planned my route I was hit and miss on the Pan American, and had actually planned to avoid it in Guatemala and … Continue reading

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