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El Salvador Summary

Friday, January 7th, 2011

El Salvador was going through an election when I was there and most trees, rocks and posts where painted in the leading parties colours. So I headed into the forest walking across Parque El Imposible and scaled a waterfalls, did some abseiling finishing off with a hot springs. Then I was lucky enough to be […]

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Track Day for Free

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

It was Kawasaki doing a promotion allowing riders to go around the track a couple of times on the Ninja 250s. But I still got to go!

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World Cup Qualifier for Free

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

El Salvador played the USA in the world cup qualifier today and I got to see it from the hill outside the stadium. It was a good view as well as a band and hotdog stand just behind where I was standing. It was a very exciting game with El Salvador leading until the 42nd […]

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New Tyres and Fixing Bike

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Mario and JC picked me up from the lakeside and we went to see a volcano and then took my bike to get new tyres and have the throttle fixed. Carlos who allowed me to stay at the cottage also has a tyre and mechanic shop so I got the tyres at cost and they […]

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Reading My Camera Manual

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Today I spent most of the day reading my camera manual which was good as my little camera is on it’s last legs from being dropped one too many times. One of the reasons I like the Canon is that can stitch photos together which I can now also do with my Panasonic. I also […]

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Revised Schedule

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

About two years ago I invested and helped set up a men’s skin care company. Just before I left in November my business partner and principle shareholder decided that she wanted full ownership of the company. Due to the extended length of my trip I am going to let her buy me out. I also […]

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Absolutely Nothing

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Today I did absolutely nothing. I read three books, watched two movies and canoed for an hour. I have done some videos. This is what a big part of my trip is, riding around looking at the scenery while listening to music.

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Lago de Coatepeque

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

When I was a the bmw breakfast Carlos one of the bikers kindly offered to let me stay at his lakeside cottage for me to stay in for a few days. I have always wanted to have friends that have waterside batches so I took him up on the offer as I also need to […]

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Crater Diving

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

On Sunday I went diving in a crater lake, Lago de Ilopango. The second half of the first dive we got to see the fissures in the lake bed where hot water was coming up through the rock and the area around the rocks looked like abandoned fireplaces. It was well cool and I wish […]

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BMW Bikers

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

One of the joys of motorcycling is doing a ride out with a bunch of other bikes. I was lucky enough to be invited along to the regular breakfast ride of the BMW bikers. We met at a service station at seven and Mario and I headed out first so that I could stop and […]

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