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willemdamen 04-02-2013 02:22 AM

5 Months from Chicago to Peru
 
On Oct 1, 2012 I left Thailand and flew to Chicago where the V-Strom I bought on E-Bay was parked at a friends house. Now back in Thailand I am sifting through thousands of pix and video clips and editing the footage of the trip. Instead of one long story it makes more sense to post the segments when ready. Here's part 1:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqfzEVel-cQ

BTL 04-02-2013 01:07 PM

I enjoyed that.

aftCG 04-02-2013 11:54 PM

Great editing and an epic trip. Thanks for sharing

AK Smitty 04-03-2013 10:39 AM

I am sitting at work. It is my first full day back. It it a struggle. Missing those days on the road! Lots of laughs and great memories!

Keep the vbideos coming it is taking me back and killing time in the real world!

Are you planning the next one already? I am!

willemdamen 04-03-2013 11:00 AM

Chicago to Lima - Grand Canyon - part 2
 
To see the Grand Canyon for the 1st time was truly awe inspiring. Staying out of big cities we were able to get that true feel of Americana.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owL_pAaj8s0

willemdamen 04-05-2013 04:05 AM

part 3 - The California Desert
 
Our day through the desolation of the California desert

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5MAJQsjyek

willemdamen 04-05-2013 04:10 AM

The Air Museum in Palm Springs - Part 4
 
The Air Museum was a real worthwhile diversion. Very interesting and a great bunch of old veterans. They understandably still have so much pride in what was America at its best.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3idTBzx40lY

willemdamen 04-17-2013 11:31 AM

Desert Springs (Ca) to Cabo San Lucas (Baja)
 
Chicago to Lima (Peru) Our Baja section: A soft landing into Mexico

Part 5; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QDAKbp1mlQ

daysgoneby 04-20-2013 12:15 PM

:lurk

willemdamen 04-20-2013 04:20 PM

Part 6 - Cabo San Lucas - La Paz to Mazatlan by ferry
 
Finally heading off to the real Mexico after the soft landing:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xwxVz0k5vA

Cmnthead 04-21-2013 04:27 AM

:lurk:clap I'm in.

willemdamen 04-26-2013 11:06 AM

Part 7 - Matazalan to Puerto Vallarta through mostly the interior
 
Is was cool in Mazatlan & we wanted to head further south, In PUERTO VALLARTA we had the worst room with hundreds of cockroaches but I have not included the in the video. Mostly Marriachi & Mexican Country Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFWWgBUO_cI

willemdamen 05-03-2013 08:45 AM

Chiapas (Mexico)
 
Part 8; Chiapas was hailed as a place to be careful but we had nothing but friendly encounters:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMIn0JQukNI

willemdamen 05-04-2013 08:35 PM

Through Chiapas to Veracruz
 
Part 9; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe29hMDERpU

heavy Cy 05-04-2013 11:54 PM

Hey, your mechanic in Chicago/Riverside,IL is my neighbor, Kenny!
(Part1 video 1:20-1:40)

I really enjoy your editing of the still pix with video and music. The still "paprazzi" shots do such a fine job communicating the local "day-in-the-life" culture.

Godspeed!


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