Kidnapped and called Luke.

T – Time to head out of the city. Dave and his mum have been amazing hosts and it was sad to say goodbye. Daves family is truly beautiful and we look forward to meeting them all again in the future! Thanks guys for looking after us! C – We left with a firm plan…

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All about Bogota.

This post is for the few days we spent in Bogota. There isnt too many pics though. 19 March 2017 C – Today, we were heading to Bogota to meet up with a fellow traveller, Dave, and hopefully get Rosie’s electrical problems sorted. After a yummo breakfast of soup, eggs, bread and coffee, we hit…

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I licked the wall, and it was salty

T – We found a small section of motorcycle shops today where we could get Chantelle some new footpegs and bits and pieces and one of the stores directed us to a mechanic. With Rosie running he grabbed his test light and poked about a bit before declaring her stator to be dead. We knew…

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Please Mr Policeman, don’t take my bike

T – Zipaquira here we come! Reading up about this underground salt church place seems quite interesting. We are both looking forward to it as it is quite an unusual thing. But first we had to get there. We intended to use the highways so we could make good time, and here in Colombia we…

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Dont slip in the poo!

T – I was keen to get on the road early today. The road we want to take doesnt show up on Google Maps at all. Not even in Google Earth mode! Based on our past travels on some of these back roads in Colombia I knew that we would possibly only manage around 20…

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Bitumen? Bah humbug.

T – Chantelle was very tired last night, so I let her sleep in until 830, at which point I thought we should probably get up and get a wriggle on. We packed up, grabbed a coffee from the nearby bakery and set our GPS to take us to Salento, along the bitumen. We rode…

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Rattled to bits

T – We had a few errands to run this morning before we buggered off out of the city. We needed a few bibs and bobs for the bikes. Mabel has lost 2 of her three engine mount bolts thanks to the very rough tracks we have been doing, we are using an engine mount…

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He needed a bigger laundromat

T – We were going to be tourists today. Which meant our bikes would get a days rest! But first we had to move to another hostel as this one was full. Once we had moved everything and parked the bikes behind bars we wandered off through the streets of Medellin. Chantelle was keen to…

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