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Old 04-02-2013, 02:22 AM   #1
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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
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Old 04-02-2013, 01:07 PM   #2
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:54 PM   #3
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Great editing and an epic trip. Thanks for sharing
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:39 AM   #4
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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!
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:00 AM   #5
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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
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:05 AM   #6
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part 3 - The California Desert

Our day through the desolation of the California desert

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5MAJQsjyek
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:10 AM   #7
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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
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:31 AM   #8
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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
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Old 04-20-2013, 12:15 PM   #9
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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
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Old 04-21-2013, 04:27 AM   #11
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Old 04-26-2013, 11:06 AM   #12
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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

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Old 05-03-2013, 08:45 AM   #13
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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
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:35 PM   #14
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Through Chiapas to Veracruz

Part 9; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe29hMDERpU
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:54 PM   #15
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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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