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Old 01-10-2010, 11:12 AM   #39
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Location: Back in Seattle, FINALLY
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Alright, sorry for the delay between posts, but we encountered quite an internet gap. That was a good thing as the riding has been the best so far. We're currently in southern Peru heading for Bolivia soon. These photos range from entering Colombia up until the present. Enjoy:





Changing my rear main seal in an underground garage in Bogota with nothing, but the factory tool kit, a torque wrench and 2 sockets. For those of you that don't know, that involves removing the swingarm, transmission and clutch. I ended up having to do it twice.




Christmas in Colombia:






















Steve and I actually made it into the local newspaper, El Pais:





Our campsite in Cali in a former restaurant:
















Staying at a friend's apartment in Barrio San Merced in Quito:











Steve undoing a Panamanian mistake:
















Onward to Peru where it got very sandy very quickly:



Two Colombians, Alejandro and Alejandro, riding two up on a 200. They didn't have any maps so they took photos of ours.







Then it was my turn to get stuck:



On the way to Canon del Pato:





Yet another flat tire for me:

















Loving it:













This was REALLY good:









4 star Andean accommodations:



And back to the desert again:



Marko in "fuel economy mode"



Steve had to fix his tank which required putting on his thinking cap:















The Nazca lines were a bit underwhelming:



Abundant natural resources in Peru: sand, rock





When we were this high up the bikes were really wheezing, but still running smoothly. Running low on power though. Sleeping in tents is a little chilly too:









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