Author Archives: Bec

I'm not your typical motorcycle adventure blogger. First, I'm a girl. Second, I'm a passenger on a v-strom 650 riding behind my boyfriend from Louisville, Kentucky through 13 countries to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

easy living in the country

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well, we made it safe and sound to our current country home near gambita, colombia. it has been a week since we arrived and we are definitely starting to acclimate to the time table of life in the country, but it took a few days to adjust. we wake up (almost) at the crack of… Continue reading →

felicitaciones a matteo!

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a BIG congratulations to Matt (Pete) tonight. he just landed himself back in good ol’ kentucky after making it all the way to buenos aires! how strange it must feel to be back in the US after all that we have seen and experienced. we’re going to have to get some pointers on how to… Continue reading →

Cartagena de Indias

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i am so glad we stayed in colombia long enough to visit cartagena! it’s a beautiful mixture of old (restored) colonial luxury and current disheveled grittiness. it’s pretty oppressively hot there. so the city goes at a fairly slow pace (except for the tourist throng) while the sun is up. and, as soon as it… Continue reading →

back to the heat

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it’s been a mobile week for us: heading back from peru, getting our colombia paperwork in order so that the bike could stay in the country a few months longer, and then taking a quick loop north to visit some must-see sights on our list before heading to the mountains for our month of volunteering.… Continue reading →

we made it to machu picchu

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michelle and jacob arrived in cuzco the day we got back from puno. we took the evening to regroup and catch up while they acclimated to the altitude. the next day we headed out for aguas calientes and then on to machu picchu from there. we took a train into aguas calientes which was a… Continue reading →

lake titicaca and the floating islands

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we decided on the easy route for touring lake titicaca. the air was thin and none of us were feeling super adventurous in the conditions, especially not bob’s grandma, though we were super impressed that she was even willing to try 13,00o feet. but, we were all content to get to see the floating islands… Continue reading →

the road to puno

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bob’s dad and grandma arrived safe and sound in cuzco (though somewhat sleep and oxygen deprived) and had a day to acclimate before we hit the road. we made our way to puno, a city on the shore of lake titicaca, by way of an all day bus tour. i think the visuals will do… Continue reading →

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