Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sao Paulo

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We headed from the beach into the city of Sao Paulo or more accurately Sao Bernardo where our dear friends Claudinei and Fatima live.

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They are incredible hosts. First thing was some Maracuja or passion fruit Caipiroskas before dinner.

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Claudinei invited his work friend Abdul to join us for a tour of downtown Sao Paulo.… Read the rest

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Praia Grande

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Today we had an easy 305 km to Praia Grande, but there was some light rain for the first 150 km. We were headed for the home of friends we had met in Tal Tal Chile in December of 2013.

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They are such amazing hosts.… Read the rest

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

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Eldorado

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Today’s 347 km may have been the most epic entire day of curvy mountain riding EVER. It included what is though to be the most scenic road in Brazil the Rodovia da Graciosa as well as the state park of Petar.… Read the rest

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Blumenau and Morretes

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Leaving the island we headed south on the 101 and then west on the 282. From here we were on pavement, cobbles, and dirt on and off for 180 km to Blumenau.

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We were parked out on the street in front of the hotel and a guy walks up to Dan and says in perfect English “ I saw you on Instagram!” Since we don’t have Instagram we did not believe hi, and what are the chances anyway, but he was correct since it was the kite surf shop on Florianopolis who had posted it!… Read the rest

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Florianopolis

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Today we had a 150 km drive north to the island of Florianopolis. We took the long way past the Lagoon, where Daniel plans to get in a bit of kite surfing. Then we headed to the north coast where we had a place 40 m from the beach with a great view.… Read the rest

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Headed to the coast of Brazil

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The next day was cooler, but not raining and we headed to the Mirante of the Rastro. Here you can see all the stickers from Brazilian moto clubs.

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Riding down we stopped for a photo op and got to see the pig truck make a 3 -point turn at the corner.… Read the rest

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Off road on the route of the Canyons

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Today there was 60 km of pavement to get to Sao Joaquim and then 120 km of dirt to Cambara do Sul. Christian passed us on the paved road and then flagged us down. He wanted to know if we were really from BC?… Read the rest

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