Day 68 – Arica

I guess we were tired from yesterday – we slept till around 10am today!Around 11:30 Carlos stopped by to pick us up and go to “Marcela” – his garage/beach house where we… well… his employees washed and waxed Marc’s bike! Mine was done after lunch so we had to do it ourselves… oh… such a drag! Hehehehe… I also took Carlo’s brand new Yamaha MT-01 1700 out for a spin… yes – not helmet and flip flops – fun though 🙂 Not available in the US for some reason… We also called up a mechanic who came to pick my … Continue reading “Day 68 – Arica”

Day 67 – La Paz to Arica

Ok – this was probably the most eventful day so far.Started out of La Paz OK – we saw Jorge, an Argentinean on an old (1979) Kawasaki 660 – he’s on his way back from a “short” ride from Buenos Aires to Machu Picchu and back.Gas was hard to find on the way out – we wanted at least 90 octane fuel and to pay with a credit card – yeah right! Settled for 84 octane and paid in US dollars at a bad exchange rate.The GPS was routing us back through Peru and when it finally found a route … Continue reading “Day 67 – La Paz to Arica”