October 6-7th Portland Oregon

Home to the clouds and rain Have had a couple days in Portland, connecting with friends and getting a few errands run. Including dropping my 1150GS off for some work on the front end so it is rideable (might get 1,200 miles to turn over 100K after all). Had lunch with...

October 9th Seattle

Sunday Morning after meeting up with Timmer and his wife, my Nephew Adam and I decided to go to the Museum of Flight in Seattle. It was 787 day. Very cool looking plane made of Carbon Fiber. Finally got released to Boeing customers so they will be flying commercially...

October 17 and 18 Seattle

As I continue to wait Spent the weekend relaxing, reading and reflecting. The waiting is hard as I am back “home” during this time, and really want to be back on the road. But as I have written before in the larger scope of things it is no big deal, and it...

October 19 Returning to Tucson!!

Wednesday was a travel day back to Tucson. Like any big trip, the anticipation always there. Stayed with my friends Wendy and Reed and had a great note from Reed as I did not see them before I left as I met with my Buddies, Dave, and Kris (Brad was out sick...

October 26th, 2011 Durango, MX

Just going back and posting photos from our day in Durango. It was our day off of riding , so we rested and then headed out to see some sights. First for a little breakfast. walking around town. Interesting facades on the main pedestrian area. Walked into a shop...

October 25 Parral to Durango, DUR

Riding south to Durango. Mileage: 240 Miles Weather: stills unny and warm mid 70’s Started our day with Real Coffee and an Omelet. Sam was enjoying the Weather Girl while we eat dinner. Sams friend Jorge who cleaned his bike while we packed as we got on the road...

October 27th

IdahoSam’s post on ADV rider today. OK, just for everyone’s information a BTW….We are now at the cross roads of 40 and 15 in a tiny run down Hotel “El Pina” I think is the name as Radioman has fallen victim Montezuma’s Revenge...

October 31st Manzanillo

Great day to do maintenance, relax, and enjoy the beach. We stayed here. Juan Carlos is the owner. He is a great guy who also speaks English. Got a chance to go downtown and look around. This is big sailfish sculpture. Holloween. Building on the hills Sam is having...

November 3rd Pie de la Cuesta

We took a day of to rest, Skype, relax, swim in the pool. Riding in the heat requires that we slow down and relax That was our intent all along. So we are doing it. I Skyped with the Language school in Oaxaca, caught up on Ride reports, Called my Step Son and worked...

November 5th Puerto Escondido, OAX

Had a great rest day in Puerto Escondido. It is a “touristy” beach town on The pacific ocean. We stayed at the Hotel Mayflower, just a block from the beach. Ready to take a walk around town. Nice clean streets…. Still memorials from Dias de Muertas...