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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #50 on: June 18, 2017, 09:01:40 am »
^ +1 Thanks Fais and Ewa

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #51 on: June 19, 2017, 06:46:46 am »
Rusty - let's ride here sometime Brother  :great: Thanks for the kind words  :beerchug:

Since I uploaded last we have been on a night walk through the cloud forest. Some pics below. Then we left that heavenly situation to get back up to 7,000' via the arid high desert, AKA The Andes. Pics from Mira Lago and our hotel for one night. Traveling with Ewa is different and luxurious vs my norm routine. I like it! Cheap had always been my fav part of S.America  ;D ;D The twisty roads beg to be ridden - and I have. Alert is rhe word as they pass like crazy and rock slides are common. We are not much safer in a Chevy Aveo lol.

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #52 on: June 19, 2017, 03:24:23 pm »
Great photo's.
Be careful,,, someone might think your "artistic"....

How's your teeth? Finished with the project?
NOTE: Smile still sux...   :nananana:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #53 on: June 20, 2017, 01:49:23 am »
Hey 👋🏽  Twinsie - 100% done with the teeth. No pain:-) been on the road buying everything to send stateside. We bought all we could and might still have $230 for a cleaning and laser whitening LOL - I might look like Dick Clark after that 😝

I posted a time lapse of over 3 hours recording this morning on InstaGram. Worth getting up for. The sunrise and clouds made an awesome show. Frog concert soundtrack was pretty cool. They stayed in sinc all night or it woulda sucked(!)

We made it through Otavalo and on to Papallacta where we are now. Roads were like glass today - I mean dream twisty roads. GPSing with my iPhone so the pics are on hers. I'll upload them sometime soon. 

Surrounded by 50 volcanic thermal spas surrounded by ice cold waterfalls we can use  24/7 around our room. So, I'm running off. Magical here. Theraputic. Ahhhh:-) Ewa doesn't drive a 5-speed - I need to chill.

Fun with food at lunch today: !


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Plaza in Otavalo - sweet town - home of many tiny factories and open markets. No pics from the markets - I get in the zone. Ewa was a great conspirator - she was quick to walk off at the right time and the vendor would quickly accept my offer lol 😂


 
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #54 on: June 23, 2017, 12:10:44 am »


Science is cool. Lots of fun experients on the equatorial line. 6" on either side you get different results


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Got a diploma for successfully balancing an egg on a nail  ;D


Original candy bars - chocolate is a big deal around here - delicious stuff


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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #55 on: June 23, 2017, 12:15:50 am »
Wanted to add those pics from today - we head out tomorrow night - hope you enjoyed this pseudo blog. My love for Ecuador is worth sharing. If you ever want to email me about visiting here - please don't hesitate. Come ride or rent a car or use the busses - totally worth it ✌🏽

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #56 on: June 23, 2017, 01:16:47 am »
Beautiful pix except for that hairy faced dude who kept photobombing the good looking girl....
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #57 on: June 23, 2017, 02:22:24 am »
Beautiful pix except for that hairy faced dude who kept photobombing the good looking girl....
 :beerchug:
Thanks for sharing.

I might resemble that remark  :))

Sad to leave - but - we are stoked to see and ride the bikes  :motonoises:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #58 on: June 23, 2017, 04:56:46 am »
Well done, Fais!
Loved your pics and write up.
Beautiful place, and interesting to boot!

Safe journey!
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #59 on: June 23, 2017, 05:33:05 am »
Thank you sir  :great:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #60 on: June 23, 2017, 09:03:22 am »
Most of all- glad you are living without pain!  :great:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #61 on: June 23, 2017, 09:40:08 am »
Hi,
       Interesting! ;D

I believe the "Acceleration of Coriorlis" is.... :o

Even included in computed sniping programs for those long shots! :great:
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #62 on: June 23, 2017, 12:24:42 pm »
Most of all- glad you are living without pain!  :great:

That's really very kind to say Diz - thank you man 👋🏽🤠

Hi,
       Interesting! ;D

I believe the "Acceleration of Coriorlis" is.... :o

Even included in computed sniping programs for those long shots! :great:

Super cool. That's an experiment they don't have at the museum  ;D I knew something was missing lol
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #63 on: June 23, 2017, 11:37:49 pm »
Great photos you two. I'm impressed by the level of sacrificing you guys are doing ;)
Wasn't aware of the issues you were having, but really glad they're behind you now.
How much longer will you be down there?
Next time, we'll volunteer to be your intepreters :great:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #64 on: June 24, 2017, 12:07:57 am »
Great photos you two. I'm impressed by the level of sacrificing you guys are doing ;)
Wasn't aware of the issues you were having, but really glad they're behind you now.
How much longer will you be down there?
Next time, we'll volunteer to be your intepreters :great:

Salimos en unas horas. Estoy bastante triste  :'(

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Pero bueno, estas siempre bienvenido hermanito. Regresamos en Octubre  :great:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #65 on: June 24, 2017, 04:13:16 pm »
Jorge, I think that indicates your not needed, nor invited...    :rotflmao:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #66 on: June 24, 2017, 07:55:35 pm »
Jorge, I think that indicates your not needed, nor invited...    :rotflmao:

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Google translate is your friend Twin  ;)

You and Judy would love it too -  :beerchug:

 
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #67 on: June 24, 2017, 08:34:46 pm »
I'm jealous. The pic of you two at a cafe having a beer after a long ride reminds me of the gas station at the foothill of Fontana Dam, and the gas station round the corner from TWO. There is somethign satisfying about a beer after a great ride in the mountains  :beerchug: Maybe we can have a COG International Rally? Wonder who would be up for it? Campfire talk at the next rally?
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #68 on: June 25, 2017, 06:26:17 pm »
Rolling Rally through Central America... great idea Doug! :great:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #69 on: June 25, 2017, 06:43:06 pm »
Rolling Rally through Central America... great idea Doug! :great:

Oh not again - page 1 lol - Ecuador is in South America between Columbia and Peru 🤓

But I'm down for a rolling rally in central america - but I have never been.

You guys want me to get some moto-pics together, since 2010, and do a 10 minute talk about riding Ecuador at RWTW? Can be ridden 12 months a year - eternal spring weather  :motonoises:

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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #70 on: June 25, 2017, 07:52:06 pm »
A little late to the thread but enjoyed the pics! And glad your chomper issues are taken care of! I agree with Ron about the hairy-faced dude always in the pretty girl shots! LOL  He is wearing a cool cap, though! 😄 Say "Hey" to "Evah"! (see what I did there?😀) Safe travels!
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #71 on: June 25, 2017, 08:47:19 pm »
Rolling Rally through Central America... great idea Doug! :great:

Oh not again - page 1 lol - Ecuador is in South America between Columbia and Peru 🤓

But I'm down for a rolling rally in central america - but I have never been.

You guys want me to get some moto-pics together, since 2010, and do a 10 minute talk about riding Ecuador at RWTW? Can be ridden 12 months a year - eternal spring weather  :motonoises:
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #72 on: June 25, 2017, 10:09:46 pm »
A little late to the thread but enjoyed the pics! And glad your chomper issues are taken care of! I agree with Ron about the hairy-faced dude always in the pretty girl shots! LOL  He is wearing a cool cap, though! 😄 Say "Hey" to "Evah"! (see what I did there?😀) Safe travels!

You and Ron need to start buying me razors if you don't like it  :nananana: shaving is time that could be spent riding  :motonoises:

AND I had that cap first  :beerchug:

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« Reply #73 on: June 26, 2017, 12:14:55 am »
I see a Xmas present in the works... heh, heh....
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Re: Only in America - South America
« Reply #74 on: June 26, 2017, 11:30:38 am »
Rolling Rally through Central America... great idea Doug! :great:

Oh not again - page 1 lol - Ecuador is in South America between Columbia and Peru 🤓

But I'm down for a rolling rally in central america - but I have never been.

You guys want me to get some moto-pics together, since 2010, and do a 10 minute talk about riding Ecuador at RWTW? Can be ridden 12 months a year - eternal spring weather  :motonoises:

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