Transfer of Power
Just like the presidential inauguration on August 15th, I knew the time had come to transfer the moto keys to her rightful owner.
The night before we returned to the US, sitting at the dining room table, we had a little ceremony. "The time has come for a transfer of power," I said, as I handed him the keys and paperwork. "Thank you for the privilege of the use of your motorcycle for these weeks. We have really appreciated the adventures it has afforded us and the greater understanding of Paraguay we now have."
Tears were shed. Thanks and blessings were shared. Stories were told.
Now my father-in-law is riding his new Kenton all over the city and beyond. According to what he has told me, this motorcycle is the fastest and most well-traveled of any that he has owned. For a man who has ridden about 20,000 miles a year since the early 80's, that's quite a statement.