Category Archives: El Salvador

El Salvador again!!!

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It was a great summer in Vancouver, but it is time to head south again! We have a very long trip to Buenos Aires and so we decided to break it up again with a visit to El Salvador and a visit to our good friends there.… Read the rest

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Home to Vancouver…first a stop in Salvador

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With the bikes safely stored away and the front suspensions carefully packed we got up at 3 am to head to the airport for our 6 am flight. The first leg to Lima was 4 hours and we saw the sun rise.… Read the rest

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Two Borders One Day

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Sadly we had to leave our “home” in Salvador, because Fernandita we have to head south again. We left early for the border, but the lure of “the new road” led us off track for an epic ride thru the hills and left us 90 min behind schedule on our dual border day.… Read the rest

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Too Much Fun in El Salvador

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Now finally a trip to the beach. We spent an amazing day north of El Zonte. We had a cabana for shade. The sea here is like bath water. We enjoyed ceviche and sopa de mariscos. We also tried an El Salvador treat cheese puffs and salsa.… Read the rest

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Joya de Ceren

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We visited the Joya de Cera archeological site. It is known as the Pompeii of Central America. The site was covered in volcanic mud and ash at least 14 times, beginning around 260 A.D, with the last recorded around 600 A.D.… Read the rest

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El Tunco & Finca Lecha

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Hearing that there were some German riders in El Tunco we all went out to meet Katja and Jens. It was great to hear some of their stories from the last 2 years. We enjoyed a few beers and some oysters at sunset.… Read the rest

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Driving to the top of the volcano

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Mario, Daniel, Orvar, and I rode up to the San Salvador volcano. Mario is pointing to the crater he has at his coffee finca on the slopes of the volcano. We hiked to the crater rim in the Parque Nacional El Boqueron.… Read the rest

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Motorider & Touratech El Salvador

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We had a great experience at Motorider in San Salvador. Mario Lecha has an amazing shop and team of mechanics. They fit us in at very short notice even though the shop was very busy. He also had the synthetic oil Daniel wanted and that we had been looking all over for in the last 2 months.… Read the rest

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Apsunga and Ilopongo

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We were down and out for a few days with 1 sick team member, but now we are back to full force. We spent 2 days at a nice hotel in Santa Ana while Daniel was ill. We planned to meet up with Mario and the other riders from the Touratech rally at Apsunga.… Read the rest

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Heading for the El Salvador Border

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Setting out from Antigua at 11 am Daniel, Orvar, and I rode thru the capital towards Cuilapa and south to the border town of Pedro de Alvarado. On the way we were stopped waiting almost an hour at a construction zone.… Read the rest

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