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

Photo Roulette

Maggie Noodles!

Our hosts prepare us a meal of maggie noodle casserole, a staple in the Himalayas. Pang, Ladakh, India

Ancient Mayan cities

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


With a flow rate that can reach 450,000 cubic ft per second there’s some serious water passing over these magnificent falls. Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil


I don’t tire of the colonial architecture. Centro – Leon, Nicaragua Thanks to my gracious host.    

Jumping the Darien Gap

Loading the SE onto the Stahlratte for our voyage through the San Blas Islands enroute to Colombia. Carti, Panama

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

Museo de las Momias

  Guanajuato, Mexico

Baralacha La

After a delay at the checkpoint waiting for last night’s snow to be cleared we make our way over our first 5,000 meter pass. Baralacha La, Ladakh Region, India