Museo de las Momias The world’s largest salar Khardung La Bienvenido a Colombia! Fill ‘er up! Srinagar marketplace Maggie Noodles! Mas practica Mooney Falls The lost city Todo sur Rhotang La Lago Atitlan Leaving the Altiplano Jumping the Darien Gap Visiting with Coco Hemis Monastery Carretera Austral A stormy Torres del Paine Steps of Lapa Weeeee!!!! Quelap Nicaragua O2 Ancient Mayan cities Little bridges and big gorges Canyon of the duck El Amatillo Los hijos de altiplano Laguna Colorado Baralacha La Ecuador Banos The Estrada Real Laguna Verde San Vicente La Posta Riding the roof of the world Tools Maranon River Royal Enfield Cartagena Floating Village Bring on the curry! Iguacu! Hanuman temple Taj Mahal El Maestro Splash! The walled city 800 years later Haunchaco

Photo Roulette

Canyon of the duck

Riding along the Rio Santa that carved the “canyon of the duck” and separates the Cordillera Negra and Cordillera Blanca. 30 or so tunnels, some quite long, dot the route. Canon del Pato, Peru

Maranon River

Taking a ride on the Maranon river in the Peruvian Amazonas then changing out a tube after the front tire took a splinter from the boat.


The crew of the Stahlratte having fun offloading the bike in Cartagena.


Crossing into another hemisphere!

Ancient Mayan cities

a view of the Mayan city of Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico. Fascinating place rich in Pre Colombian history. Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico

Carretera Austral

Cold and wet on the Austral in southern Chile. Near La Junta, Chile


Not much oxygen at 14,000 feet. Pang, Ladakh, India


Paring down the tools and spare parts kit for the long trip south.