Tagged: Flat Tire

Skeleton Coast National Park – Shipwreck and Oil Rig

April 11 When I woke up, breakfast had been prepared for Julia and I on the terrace outside of the rooms by Lala, who runs Loubser’s Bed and Breakfast.  Awesome!  Julia and I ate and then I kissed her goodbye before she raced off to catch a flight to Bali.  I started getting myself ready when my rental car arrived.  Yes! Now, I had been to Avis, and they had a car for me for 552 Namibian dollars ($37) per...

Popayán: The Closest I Have Been to Home on the Road

Popayán: The Closest I Have Been to Home on the Road

Popayán: The Closest I Have Been to Home on the Road. July 28. I woke up next to Lucia and decided to get ready for the day.  I feel at home on the road here.  She took me for breakfast at Ex!to where one of her food stalls sells to patrons entering the store.  She had a bathing suit delivered and we took a bus into the mountain to a volcanic area where hot springs are.  We spent the day...

Cusco to Lima: Mass Tourism Cusco

Cusco to Lima: Mass Tourism Cusco

Cusco to Lima: Mass Tourism Cusco. June 1. My friend caught a plane towards Iquitos this morning.  I had a blast with her.  We had a little goodbye romance and she headed for her plane.  It was strange for me as I was being left.  I am always the leaver. My friend Aafje, who ditched me on my birthday, was in town.  She was sick and wanted me to visit her so I went to meet before I left mass...

Rurrenabaque to La Paz: Mucking Through the Muck

Rurrenabaque to La Paz: Mucking Through the Muck

Rurrenabaque to La Paz: Mucking Through the Muck. May 22. Yesterday we were on the incredibly rough road on the way from Santa Ana to Rurrenabaque.  We were driving in a Toyoto mini-van.  That road is one of the worst I have ever been on in my life and it destroys vehicles.  I am not sure how tour operators can make money.  Those mini-vans drive 3.5 hour into the Pampas every day and 3.5 hours back again on an unimaginable...