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Trip: southamericaonabicycle!

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What´s this?

ECUADOR | Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | Views [849] | Comments [5]

The last one of these. Our bikes are in boxes. No one has stolen the ringer. Hope is waning. We leave at four in the morning. We won´t leave without having seen condors, though they were at the zoo. We won´t leave without plenty of cheek ... Read more >


Soy many sexy

ECUADOR | Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | Views [766] | Comments [1]

Done is a four letter word. The four of us have four days here in Quito before our flight, but as for the biking, for the most part, we are done. After celebrating with only products containing only sugar from a gas station and then changing in front ... Read more >


Living on a prayer

PERU | Sunday, 15 Mar 2009 | Views [635] | Comments [2]

The sun shines, penetrating through the waves of guitar riff wafting down from above, on us in Lima this morning. Having made it to our end destination , we all got some fresh haircuts and tried to scrub off the helmet tan lines, in vain.  But it ... Read more >


No Disco

PERU | Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Views [738] | Comments [3]

There is a train, a one and a half our train, to Machu Picchu. We did go to Machu Picchu, but we did not take the train. Or, the bus that allows visitors to bipass the thousands of stairs woven in to the mountain that lead you to the threshold of Machu ... Read more >

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Are those plastic cranks?

PERU | Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | Views [1820] | Comments [3]

The man in the street had an empty wheelbarrow. He stood there, along with the four of us, in the street in Cochabamba, Bolivia, chucking and pointing unabashedly at our quandry. My (Cat's) left crank arm had just fallen off in the street. With little ... Read more >


I Am tRyInG tO jOG YouR MeMory

BOLIVIA | Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | Views [694] | Comments [4]

It is a sunny day in Cochabamba in the rainy season. We survived the amazon jungle with little more than an unidentified plant rash. We are a day away from carnival and a day away from Ororu where, upon arival, we either have three places to stay, ... Read more >


The BIRDS.

BOLIVIA | Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Views [455] | Comments [2]

An updated bird list as we prepare to encounter the craziest amazonian animals you ever did see: Giant Coot Speckled Teal Puna Teal Puna Ibis (only Rachel. we envy her) Chilean Flamingo (ya´heard.) Andean Flamingo Silvery Greebe Andean Gull ... Read more >


With BELLS on

BOLIVIA | Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Views [718] | Comments [6]

We know our parents are the only people who read this, so, parents, we want to reasure you that, now that we have crossed the border to Bolivia, our biggest danger thus far has been water. We can imagine that your concerns were invested in bandits and ... Read more >


Gallery: Scalpel

CHILE | Saturday, 7 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Like a Falling Tower of Canned Carrots, aka, A Day in the Atacama

CHILE | Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | Views [925] | Comments [3]

so it´s a hundred kilometers to our lunch stop more like 80 but half of that is downhill half of that is downhill got it and so we descended into the largest of the Atacama canyons, a wonder fair scaring the desolate desert terrian with ... Read more >


Fotografias Nuevas

CHILE | Monday, 2 Feb 2009 | Views [611] | Comments [2]

Some new photos on flickr, the link can be found in previous posts.

Tags: atacama, photos


Gallery: Truley Scamper Action

CHILE | Monday, 2 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

Atacama
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Divine Interventions don`t make us believers

CHILE | Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 | Views [923] | Comments [1]

I am not ready to stop for lunch, Rachel, how about you? No, I am fine to keep going. Okay, we will meet you two in Rio Loa. The words exchanged two and a half hours before Kate and Rachel continued ahead from leaving Cat and Meg to have lunch ... Read more >


"I will rip your puppy head off" and ROAD REPORT

CHILE | Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 | Views [1065]

Instead of writing about things such as Bill Murray´s fantastic adventures with Toni Braxton and the rest of the MuttPack, this is the ex-cook, now half-assed photographer with reports from the road! This is maybe, besides the bird list, the only actual ... Read more >


Stop Exploring

CHILE | Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | Views [852] | Comments [6]

Secret missions will not allow us to betray our current location. There is a lot to be said for changing your mind. We made it through a leg of the desert, but that information in itself is misleading. Prior to current deceptions, which cannot ... Read more >


I too am covered in bees (new things for you to view)

CHILE | Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | Views [693] | Comments [4]

Shout out to Shelley E. She made us this amazing map that you yourself can now use to follow our progress. please do. http://www.mapme.com/map/MuttTrax AND... New pictures on the Flickr yall. If you forgot the address from the monkey post ... Read more >


Gallery: Now we are five

CHILE | Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery


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¡Reduce the Velocity!

CHILE | Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | Views [690]

In a beautiful moment of clarity, Meg and I (Cat) came to realize yes, yes we are indeed soaked to the bone in front of a gaggle of semi-formally dressed co-ed summer-campers aged 10-14. Why hadn´t we thought of this before? Our meal ticket, from here ... Read more >


PALABRA Arriba

CHILE | Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | Views [1055] | Comments [2]

And then the day came that we mounted our metal steeds, our sturdy saddles, and road up into the sun to conquer the great mountain of sand. Atop the great mountain of sand was a cloud forest, a refuge saught by many in these dessert days sauden with ... Read more >

Tags: sand


Gallery: Summer dresses

CHILE | Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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