North America

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Nine – Almost Home

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Nine – Almost Home

Back in Canada Just about a thousand kilometres left to complete the loop, but thwarted by snow conditions, I will have to drive the last portion in Spring of 2018. Now, Li'l Shasta is parked at a friends garage in Cumberland B.C., my itch to get back on the bike is...

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Five – Quebec

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Five – Quebec

Back in Canada Just about a thousand kilometres left to complete the loop, but thwarted by snow conditions, I will have to drive the last portion in Spring of 2018. Now, Li'l Shasta is parked at a friends garage in Cumberland B.C., my itch to get back on the bike is...

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Four – Ontario

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Four – Ontario

Arizona Pheonix Leaving Mexico was not the first choice, but the radar forecast on my route home was weighing heavy on my mind. So once crossing the border, I headed to Pheonix, where I arranged a place to stay at one of the Couchsurfing hosts, Caleb. I kinda feel bad...

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Four – On The Move

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Four – On The Move

Ontario What can I say, it is now the fourth province in, and the ride is going smooth, the length of travel in northern Ontario is long. At first, I notice the speed signs saying 90km max, whoa, it is going to be slow... luckily, there are always drivers that like to...

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Three – On The Move

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Three – On The Move

Ontario Thunder Bay - Wawa - Kearney - Mississauga - Brantford - Port Dover - Oshawa So much to see, so much distance to one place to another, so many things to do. Well, Ontario, I can return a lot easier than crossing the border, so I will have to stop and dash this...

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Three – Hosts

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Three – Hosts

Montreal Family and Friends Feeling the similarities of Jasper, where friends seems timeless and family is always there for you. I just love getting around this wonderful city. Thanks everyone for taking time out to host me around the city and feeding me with totally...

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Two – On The Move

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Two – On The Move

Saskatchewan - Manitoba Trying to keep up with this blog is going to be a challenge, meeting new people, sightseeing and doing new things is gobbling up all the time unless I don't want to sleep or ignore new acquaintances. Maybe I should start slotting in half hour...

Mixed Countries

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Seven – Mexico Pt.2

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Seven – Mexico Pt.2

Mexico Continued Chihuahua La Decima - Hostel like accommodations Watching my dineros, I have now went below $20 USD for accommodations, super close to downtown core, hostel like and semi family house. The hosts (three partners), two of which spoke good English had...

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Seven – Mexico Pt.1

Motorcycle Tour 2017 Chapter Seven – Mexico Pt.1

Mexico South Texas After New Orleans, there were no real plans on where to go, what to see. I've done the interstates in the lower part of the states before, so I decided to head into Mexico. I aimed for Laredo to cross the border, I found getting off the interstates...

Mexico City

Mexico City

Mexico Continued Chihuahua La Decima - Hostel like accommodations Watching my dineros, I have now went below $20 USD for accommodations, super close to downtown core, hostel like and semi family house. The hosts (three partners), two of which spoke good English had...

Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing

Mexico South Texas After New Orleans, there were no real plans on where to go, what to see. I've done the interstates in the lower part of the states before, so I decided to head into Mexico. I aimed for Laredo to cross the border, I found getting off the interstates...

Playa Grande Condominium

Playa Grande Condominium

Mexico City In A Day 20 hours in Mexico city does not do it justice. We try to catch all the sites possible in one day. Well, this city is way bigger than others I have visited, so it was not going to happen. I think we took the best possible transport for getting...

La Manzanilla

La Manzanilla

Crocodile Sanctuary A visit to the crocodile sanctuary is a must for anyone staying at this area, for 30 pesos, you cannot go wrong burning some time. Wander through the walkway / platform and see the crocodiles lay around. The birds are quite beautiful to look at...

Snorkelling Islas Marietas

Snorkelling Islas Marietas

Jasper South I was invited to this place by Art from his neighbour Rick, so  I took the opportunity to take advantage of this place. This condo complex is like a time share owner operator oasis on Isa Navidad. It is a little paradise in between Puerto Vallarta...

Islas Marietas, Puerto Vallarta

Islas Marietas, Puerto Vallarta

Deep sea fishing This is the first time I had gone on a real deep sea fishing trip. A real nice boat geared for fishing. I was not sure how all those fishing rods were going to be used, I believe there were eight rods going at once. Why do they call it deep sea...

Scoping Out Yelapa

Scoping Out Yelapa

Day In Yelapa Adventure to Yelapa We decided to not pay for an organized tour to go to this popular beach south of Vallarta and it was a great decision. Started with gathering info about transportation from the locals and we felt comfortable with what we got. We met...

Asia

Bathing Elephants, Laos

Bathing Elephants, Laos

Bathing Elephants, Luang Prabang Elephants are such beautiful animals, these Indian Elephants are female, we were told that the females behave better, so easier to control for the visitors to ride and bathe them. This was a dream for Terry to get close up to these...

Waterfalls, Luang Prabang

Waterfalls, Luang Prabang

Enjoying some cooling time Visiting warm countries always invokes waterfalls of some sort. Kwansi falls in Luang Prabang, is one to be put on the list to visit. It has a bear rescue zoo which is quite cool to view. We took a packaged tour that included the elephant...

Karma Must Be Tagging Along

Karma Must Be Tagging Along

Bathing Elephants, Luang Prabang Elephants are such beautiful animals, these Indian Elephants are female, we were told that the females behave better, so easier to control for the visitors to ride and bathe them. This was a dream for Terry to get close up to these...

XO Foodie Tour Saigon

XO Foodie Tour Saigon

Enjoying some cooling time Visiting warm countries always invokes waterfalls of some sort. Kwansi falls in Luang Prabang, is one to be put on the list to visit. It has a bear rescue zoo which is quite cool to view. We took a packaged tour that included the elephant...

Adventure Canyoning, Dalat

Adventure Canyoning, Dalat

Hunger looms and we spotted softshelled crab deep frying from a street vendor. Ordered  up a couple of those and a sugar doughnut. Terry mentioned beer would go good with meal, so i asked the closest vendor, but those good old boys would not sell it to me and even...

Diving in Nha Trang

Diving in Nha Trang

Diving In Nha Trang Visibility about 7m due to off season. I got to be the only diver so i got one on one with dive master, so that's a bonus in my books. There were a tour of locals that was trying to dive, which was another plus as i felt like a local when we shared...

Silk Factory, Motobike

Silk Factory, Motobike

    Adventure Canyoning When visiting Da Lat, Vietnam,  you have to think adventure. I find this town same same but different from Jasper. Canyoning, trekking, rafting, elephant tours, motorcycle tours, cycling tours and so on. Lots of other activities to...

Side Roads And Stops

Side Roads And Stops

  XO Foodie Tour This is going to be a big part of this trip. I'll like to be on any kind of bike travel. First motorcycle ride is with the XO Tours, and what a thrill it was. Would have liked more motorcycle time, but it was more a foodie tour. They took us to...

Coffee Farm Dalat

Coffee Farm Dalat

Weasel Coffee Plantation We got to tour around Dalat with a scooter and a hand drawn map, but cheated with google map. I could not gauge how far the distance was with minimal signage and foreign script that is unknown to us, so we ended up in areas that was not on the...