Taking photos of yourself on a solo motorcycle adventure

“How do you take photos of yourself?” is one of the common questions I get asked. There isn’t much of a secret to it; Simply having the right gear, taking the time to set up, and shooting multiple photos until one looks decent is all the work that is needed. Over time you will get better and the … More Taking photos of yourself on a solo motorcycle adventure

Make your KLR 650 ready to face the world and beyond

The KLR 650 from Kawasaki is commonly referred to as the “Zombie Apocalypse” motorcycle due to its power-weight ratio, simplicity, and durability. This motorcycle can take nearly anything thrown at it and doesn’t hurt one’s wallet for other “Z-Day” purchases. However to make this motorcycle truly ready for the apocalypse, or more likely a round … More Make your KLR 650 ready to face the world and beyond

Alaska to Argentina Road-Trip Planning: Budgeting

Did you know that for $9,669.55* you can undertake an epic road trip from Anchorage, Alaska to the bottom of South America in Ushuaia, Argentina and then ship back home? This 125 day, 17,841 mile, trip will take you through 16 countries, a beautiful 4-day sail boat tour, and sights such as The Yucatan Peninsula, … More Alaska to Argentina Road-Trip Planning: Budgeting

The Darien Gap: Being cheap isn’t easy

Caution: This is not for anyone who prefers the easy way or a luxurious lifestyle. Traveling in this manner requires an absurd amount patience and the willingness to be subjected to possible unhealthy standards. Its a unique experience that will give you countless stories and save you money. Additionally you will arrive in Colombia without … More The Darien Gap: Being cheap isn’t easy

El Salvador → Honduras Border Information

Border Crossing: El Amatillo, El Salvador. Highway 1 – Highway CA1 Day / Time: Saturday, 11:00AM Total Time: 1.25hrs Total Cost: ~3$ for immigration, ~2$ for photocopies Items Used: Passport(+2 copy), Title(+2 copy), Drivers License(+2 copy), El Salvador Vehicle Permit(+1 copy), Vehicle Registration(+2 copy, I did not provide. See Below). EXITING EL SALVADOR As you near the … More El Salvador → Honduras Border Information

Guatemala → El Salvador Border Information

Border Crossing: La Hachadura, El Salvador. Highway CA2 Day / Time: Thursday, 11:00AM Total Time: 2hrs Total Cost: ~1$ for photocopies Items Used: Passport(+2 copy), Title(+2 copy), Drivers License(+1 copy), Guatemalan Vehicle Permit, Permit Sticker. EXITING GUATEMALA As you near the border you will see a large building splitting the road. Keep right, then park alongside … More Guatemala → El Salvador Border Information

Guatemala Part 1: Feeling comfortable and adventurous

Looking back, Guatemala was my favorite country in Central America. A land full of beautiful views, friendly people, challenging roads, erupting volcanoes, and delicious food. I do miss it and hope to get back to it someday. If you were to pick a place to travel to, save your money and have more adventures in … More Guatemala Part 1: Feeling comfortable and adventurous

Belize → Guatemala Border Information

Border Crossing: San Ignacio, Belize → Flores, Guatemala via Western Highway Day / Time: Sunday, 2:15PM Total Time: 2hrs Total Cost: 37.5BZ ($18.75USD) and 172Q (~$22.50) Items Used: Passport, Title, Drivers License, Belize Vehicle Permit, Passport Copy, Drivers License Copy, Title Copy. EXITING BELIZE Park to the right of the Belize Exit Booth Building, cones … More Belize → Guatemala Border Information