Monthly Archives: May 2013

NYC part two

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Back in NYC we took the subway to Battery Park and a visit to the World Trade Center Memorial. It will be a beautiful place in the center of the new towers when it’s done. Currently it is a bit upsetting how they have made this into such a commercial enterprise (gift shops etc).… Read the rest

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Road trip to Boston with the Lechas

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Mario, Fernanda, and Fernandita flew into NYC from San Salvador on their way to Mario’s son Juan’s graduation from Berklee School of Music in Boston. We had to go along for the road trip!. The gang of course had to stop at the premium outlets on the way there to add to our pretty limited post riding wardrobe.… Read the rest

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May in NYC!

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We have always wanted to spend a month in New York City and with the onset of the rainy season in Central America we had the perfect excuse to spend May there. Arriving there on May 1 it was on a spectacular spring day.… Read the rest

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All roads lead to Girag

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We needed to get back to the mainland so we had to wait for the ferry until 4 pm. They load it like a jig saw puzzle and we ended up sealed in. The nice thing about the delivery guys is they off sell their wares so there are lots of snacks for the 2-hour ride.… Read the rest

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Bocas del Toro with the Chackos

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On the Isla colon itself there is only 1 road to Bocas del Drago beach 15.5 km away so we headed out there and back before we could go to the hotel to check in. The town itself is very touristy and there is a garbage collection dispute going on in town so it is strewn everywhere.… Read the rest

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Road to Bocas del Toro

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We were meeting friends in Bocas del Toro in a few days time and decided to drive back instead of flying with them. Getting out of Panama City in the traffic took almost an hour. The F800 was having some issues with the bike dying at speed.… Read the rest

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