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Old 06-19-2014, 03:37 PM   #1
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Talking Father-Daughter Peru Moto Adventure

Tomorrow morning my dad and I head to the airport to begin our 3 week journey through Peru on motorcycles. This is my senior trip and we wanted to go somewhere we may never have the chance to go again.

I just started riding 9 months ago. At first I was hesitant. Being a girly-girl, riding a motorcycle through a foreign country was not something I was too terribly excited about. But after 9 months of prepping, and the last two weeks of researching Peru and all of the beautiful places we are going to see, I am beyond ecstatic.

My dad and I will attempt to keep this thread up every day as we journey through Peru, (if the different hostels we stay at have wifi) but this is our first adventure rider post so bear with us - we are still learning.

To practice posting pictures, here are a few we took the last 9 months prepping for Peru.







And this is me... When I first starting riding and didn't like the helmet squishing my face



Lastly, here we are with a few Peru pictures and us. I am so excited for this trip with my dad and cannot wait to land in Lima, Peru tomorrow!!



P.S. My dad will also be posting his comments of the trip on this thread. :)
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:51 PM   #2
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Best wishes for a safe trip and thanks for taking us along
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:55 PM   #3
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Happy landings in Peru, Jessica! I'll be following along. Best of luck to you and your dad.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:58 PM   #4
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Yes, best wishes! I will be following your RR!
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:41 PM   #5
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Looking forward to following your trip.
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Old 06-19-2014, 07:20 PM   #6
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Ok - we are packed and ready to head to the airport. Leave out tomorrow. Just a few things about our trip. We fly to Lima tomorrow and will spend a couple of days there. Then we fly to Pucallpa and will not actually start the riding until Monday. We will spend a couple of weeks making our way to Cusco - thru the Amazon and over the Andes. Riding with a small group of people we will meet for the first time in a couple of days. I know the adventure is riding on your own and making your own trails, but hey, this is a good start down that path. Proud of my daughter for going with me. Looking forward to spending a few weeks with her and pushing ourselves to see new things, meet new people and getting outside our comfort zone. If nothing else in Peru we are going to eat some roasted guinea pig (rat on a stick) and swim with the piranhas. Hope to be able to post each night so friends and family will know we are ok, and let you know about our travels.

Came across this pic the other day - never knew 10 -12 years later it would lead to this.

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Old 06-19-2014, 07:27 PM   #7
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All the best for an an amazing journey and memories that will last a lifetime!

The Peruvian Andes are spectacular, and I hope you get to explore the Sacred Valley!

Enjoy,

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Old 06-19-2014, 07:44 PM   #8
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This is going to be good!
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Old 06-19-2014, 08:06 PM   #9
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Enjoy your journey. It's wonderful you're sharing this with your daughter. You're making memories that will last a lifetime.
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Old 06-19-2014, 08:12 PM   #10
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This is one of the most awesome trips I've heard about. Its great that you guys are doing this together.

I can't wait to read about it. Even better, to hear the stories over a beer when you guys get back. (sorry Jessica, the beer is only for Rob )

Have fun and don't be afraid to find out where that trail goes. It leads to more adventure.
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:01 PM   #11
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Very cool, riding in Peru with family
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:08 PM   #12
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As a father of two daughters who want nothing to do with bikes I say good job, sir. May your travels lead to a lifetime of memories.
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Old 06-19-2014, 10:39 PM   #13
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Squishy helmet face is funny. This trip should make for an awesome experience. Subbed.
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Old 06-20-2014, 02:07 AM   #14
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Looks like a great time is ahead of you.
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Old 06-20-2014, 04:11 AM   #15
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mannnnnnn that's cool. congrats to dad and daughter for doing the together stuff that really freaking MATTERS.

we'll be following your fun from birmingham
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