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Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Favorite Photos

We're back in Minnesota now and both bikes are comfortably resting in their own garage. This afternoon I looked through all the photos and selected what I feel are the top 20 for a final album. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Best of Photos

Friends and Family,


We're back in Minnesota now and both bikes are comfortably resting in their own garage. This afternoon I looked through all the photos and selected what I feel are the top...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 67-71

Friends and Family,


All good journeys must come to an end and we're happy to share la ultima dias of La Gran Aventura with you at...
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 61-66

Friends and Family,


We're back online again (with a new computer) and we're excited to share Days 61-66 with you....
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 61-71

Sorry for not posting more recently. Just as we rolled into Buenos Aires my cmputer was stolen and I won't be able to put up any photos for about five days. I'll get these posted ASAP.

Jay
Forum: Latin America 07-21-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By rasjay
Great advice - thanks!

Great advice - thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 57-60

Dear Friends and Family,

Join us as we enter northern Argentina on our adventure moto trip....
...
Forum: Latin America 07-19-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By rasjay
Uruguay Reciprocity Fee or Visa

We're doing a quick two day trip from Argentina into Uruguay (leaving cycles in BA). Is there any reciprocity fee or visa needed for someone from the U.S.?

Just spent the day seeing Iguasu Falls...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 54-56

Friends and Family,


After completing Day 56 we're still doing fine. It's a little hard to top Machu Picchu and the floating islands of Lake Titicaca so the latest installation of our ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 50-53

Friends and Family,


A night of good internet and we're in business again. Check out our latest travels at...
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Friends and Family, Conor and I are on...

Friends and Family,


Conor and I are on what is called an adventure motorcycle trip and every day has proven to be just that - an adventure. Join us here for Days 47-49....
...
Forum: Latin America 07-10-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By rasjay
Mark - really helpful advice. We're entering...

Mark - really helpful advice. We're entering Bolivia in the AM and I need to get on this. Do you have a link?
Forum: Latin America 07-09-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By rasjay
Visa for Argentina?

Does an American need to get a visa to enter Argentina? If so, cost and can this be obtained at a border such as <style> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Geneva;...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
We only burned a total of 4 qts between the two...

We only burned a total of 4 qts between the two bikes and we've put on about 9,000 miles now. We do tend to burn more oil at high speeds in the heat.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 42-46

Friends and Family,


After a long delay we're finally back on-line. We've had a tough 5 day stretch but we're doing fine now. Check out the latest ride report at ......
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 39-41

Friends and Family,

We're both feeling really healthy this morning as we move into Day 42. Something about visiting Baños didn't quite agree with our stomach (don't ask me about the irony of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Our pleasure, Gary. Thanks for following along. ...

Our pleasure, Gary. Thanks for following along.

We're in Banos, Ecuador now and we love the place (both the area and Hostel Chiminea). We'll probably spend an extra night here.

Jay
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 36-38

Friends and Family,


We've made the jump to Ecuador now. Join us as we finish off our time in Colombia and visit Quito - the highest capital city in the world.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 33-35

All four of us (Jay, Conor, and two KLRs) are doing great. Join us in two
Colombian mountain villages.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 29-31

http://jayrasmussen.smugmug.com/Other/La-Gran-Aventura-Day-29-31/30083574_kgc9FR#!i=2589208539&k=vfJqqW8
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 29-32

[/URL]Check out our adventures in Cartagena and Medellin (and points in between). So far our only regret is that the trip is almost half over!

...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 22-28

Thanks for your patience waiting for trip updates. We're now in Cartagena, Colombia and here is an accounting of our last few days....
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 19-21

Amigos y Familia,


Just us in Costa Rica for this portion of the trip....
http://jayrasmussen.smugmug.com/Other/La-Gran-Adventura-Day-19-21/29898444_3xFcp5#!i=2565277470&k=DwVL33N


Jay y...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 16-18

Please join us as we venture further into Nicaragua and Costa Rica...
http://jayrasmussen.smugmug.com/Other/La-Gran-Adventura-Day-16-18/29854200_5kjgPM#!i=2560423500&k=7gSsgfn...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Gracias, Kurt!

Gracias, Kurt!
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 13-15

This leg took us through Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras....

http://jayrasmussen.smugmug.com/Other/La-Gran-Adventura-Day-13-15/29796036_RCvjLv#!i=2553689030&k=nnHQMNG

Feel free to leave...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Days 10-12

This will bring you right up to date with our adventures. Enjoy....

http://jayrasmussen.smugmug.com/Other/La-Gran-Adventura-Day-10-12/29743627_zK4LZ5#!i=2547749932&k=sp6JmMr
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 7-9

I think you'll really enjoy this portion of our trip - especially a ride outside of Oaxaca.

http://jayrasmussen.smugmug.com/Other/La-Gran-Adventura-Day-7-9/29687210_8BKzTK#!i=2542057376&k=VLcs49k
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 4-6

Entering through central Mexico at this point. All is going well....

http://jayrasmussen.smugmug.com/Other/La-Gran-Adventura-Day-4-6/29641164_rxJFfX#!i=2536586622&k=WgT2tzb
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
Day 1-3

We're off and rolling now. Check out the journey at the following site and feel free to post responses here if you wish....
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By rasjay
La Gran Adventura: Minnesota-Argentina

My son and I are embarking on our trip in mid-May on two 2009 KLRs. Please join us on this journey through the link below. I will provide a new link about every 3-5 days. My apologies for not posting...
Forum: Latin America 02-20-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By rasjay
Thanks for all the great advice - I really...

Thanks for all the great advice - I really appreciate. We roll down our driveway in Minnesota on May 21 and will hopefully arrive in BA in early Aug.
Forum: Latin America 02-17-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By rasjay
Changing U.S. Currency in CA and SA

This summer I'm planning a trip with my son from Minnesota to Buenos Aires on KLRs. During the trip we'll be exchanging some USD. What denominations seem the easiest to exchange along this route...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 345,957
Posted By rasjay
Generally speaking, what denominations of USD are...

Generally speaking, what denominations of USD are easiest to exchange in CA and SA? Would prefer to travel with 100s but don't want to be shut down when changing to local currencies. You insights are...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 342,297
Posted By rasjay
Thanks - really helpful info. I appreciate you...

Thanks - really helpful info. I appreciate you taking the time to respond. Safe riding! - Jay
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 342,297
Posted By rasjay
Loving the photos! A few quick questions (mostly...

Loving the photos! A few quick questions (mostly photo related) if you don't mind. Do you carry and use a tripod? Do you think it would be a mistake to consistently carry my Canon 60D in a tank bag...
Forum: Latin America 08-09-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,263
Posted By rasjay
Rustysauce - very helpful. Thanks!

Rustysauce - very helpful. Thanks!
Forum: Latin America 08-07-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,263
Posted By rasjay
What type of weather (temps, wind, rain) are we...

What type of weather (temps, wind, rain) are we likely to encounter when crossing the altiplano in mid-late July?

Thanks
Forum: Latin America 02-01-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By rasjay
A big help - thanks. It almost seems doable to...

A big help - thanks. It almost seems doable to run a blog and adv using this approach. Any other tips?
Forum: Latin America 01-31-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By rasjay
Helpful info on uploading photos - thanks. What...

Helpful info on uploading photos - thanks. What are some pros-cons of using the ADV site for the ride report vs simply creating a photo blog with text using something like Blogspot.com?
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