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    Northern Peru

    Colombia and Ecuador are great countries. But from what I had heard from Peru my anticipation was higher than it had previously been in South America. My intro to Peru, the Chachapoyas Cloud Region, did not disappoint. Things are bigger and more mystical in Northern...

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    Loja, Ecuador

      I find bicycle touring to very much be about the journey and not the destination. If you're lucky, you experience ups and downs (literally and emotionally) and learn things that make you a better person and bicycle tourer. Some lessons were definitely learned...

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    Cuenca, Ecuador

    Baños was a lot of fun in the sun. Maybe too much, since some of my skin was now in revolt from the generous offerings of UV you get in Ecuador (Ecuador is Spanish for Equator). After taking a dark day I felt perhaps I was ready to head south to Cuenca?    ...

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    Baños, Ecuador

    With my bicycle issues resolved? It was time to soak in some more Ecuador. What better place than Baños?   https://youtu.be/t36FAM1BPwA     Similarly to San Gil in Colombia, you can't throw a rock in Baños without hitting an adventure sport activity...

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    Otavalo & Quito, Ecuador

      My Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires had arrived a day early. And my Ecuador research was complete. I was ready to embark upon this new country. But it wouldn't be an adventure if things were that easy     https://youtu.be/P3v7lQcgMK0      ...

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    How is Bicycle Touring in Colombia?

    If you would rather watch me discuss this topic while hiking in Southern Colombia, scroll down below the text for the video version of the article   Out of the countries I have visited so far, on my bicycle tour from Canada to Argentina, Colombia is the country...

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    Is Colombia Safe to Travel in 2019 ?

    If you would rather watch me discuss this topic in beautiful Southern Colombia (rather than reading which has been proven to make some people's brain hurt) you can scroll beneath the text for the video version of the article   Most people who know about Colombia...

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    The Ultimate Colombia Itinerary

    If you would rather watch the video version of this article, scroll down below the text   After having spent the last 2 & a half months bicycling through Colombia I feel as though I have THE ULTIMATE ITINERARY. With one concession. This guide is written for...

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    Pasto, Colombia

    On one of my cable car rides in Manizales (in the Colombian Coffee Region) I was sitting with a girl and her mountain bike. By the way she was suited she seemed pretty serious about mountain biking. After a bit of small talk, which she initiated trying to practice her...

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    Popayán, Colombia

      https://youtu.be/t96Bont0PFQ     Colombia's White City, Popayán, draws a crowd for the uniform beauty of it's downtown area. But the reason behind why everything is white is definetly not beautiful     https://youtu.be/CuuIBHPUg44  ...

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    LocationArrivalDeparture
    1Gatineau, CanadaMay 21, 2017September 15, 2017
    2Ottawa, CanadaSeptember 21, 2017 -
    3Toronto, CanadaJuly 28, 2017July 31, 2017
    4Peterborough, CanadaSeptember 10, 2017September 12, 2017
    5Massena, United StatesOctober 6, 2017October 8, 2017
    6Paul Smiths, United StatesOctober 9, 2017October 9, 2017
    7Saranac Lake, United StatesOctober 9, 2017October 10, 2017
    8Lake Placid, United StatesOctober 11, 2017October 12, 2017
    9Lake Placid, United StatesOctober 12, 2017October 13, 2017
    10Keene, United StatesOctober 13, 2017October 14, 2017
    11Keene Valley, United StatesOctober 14, 2017October 14, 2017
    12Rome, United StatesOctober 15, 2017October 20, 2017
    13Ithaca, United StatesOctober 19, 2017October 21, 2017
    14Williamsport, United StatesOctober 22, 2017October 24, 2017
    15Harrisburg, United StatesOctober 24, 2017October 25, 2017
    16Front Royal, United StatesOctober 31, 2017November 2, 2017
    17Afton, United StatesNovember 2, 2017November 5, 2017
    18Roanoke, United StatesNovember 5, 2017November 6, 2017
    19Boone, United StatesNovember 7, 2017November 14, 2017
    20Asheville, United StatesNovember 14, 2017November 16, 2017
    21Cedar Mountain, United StatesNovember 16, 2017November 21, 2017
    22Atlanta, United StatesNovember 22, 2017November 24, 2017
    23Smyrna, United StatesNovember 24, 2017November 27, 2017
    24Birmingham, United StatesNovember 27, 2017November 29, 2017
    25Pensacola, United StatesDecember 7, 2017December 9, 2017
    26Gulf Shores, United StatesDecember 9, 2017December 13, 2017
    27Mobile, United StatesDecember 13, 2017December 15, 2017
    28Biloxi, United StatesDecember 15, 2017December 20, 2017
    29New Orleans, United StatesDecember 20, 2017December 22, 2017
    30Beaumont, United StatesDecember 22, 2017December 24, 2017
    31Houston, United StatesDecember 24, 2017December 26, 2017
    32Luling, United StatesDecember 26, 2017December 30, 2017
    33San Antonio, United StatesDecember 30, 2017January 2, 2018
    34Laredo, United StatesJanuary 2, 2018January 5, 2018
    35Sabinas Hidalgo, MexicoJanuary 5, 2018January 8, 2018
    36Monterrey, MexicoJanuary 8, 2018January 10, 2018
    37San José de Los Nuncios, MexicoJanuary 10, 2018January 11, 2018
    38Saltillo, MexicoJanuary 11, 2018January 17, 2018
    39Matamoros, MexicoJanuary 17, 2018January 19, 2018
    40Torreón, MexicoJanuary 19, 2018January 21, 2018
    41Cuencamé, MexicoJanuary 21, 2018January 26, 2018
    42Durango, MexicoJanuary 26, 2018January 28, 2018
    43El Salto, MexicoJanuary 28, 2018February 2, 2018
    44Mazatlan, MexicoFebruary 2, 2018February 5, 2018
    45Ruiz, MexicoFebruary 5, 2018February 18, 2018
    46San Francisco, MexicoFebruary 5, 2018February 18, 2018
    47Bucerías, MexicoFebruary 17, 2018February 18, 2018
    48Puerto Vallarta, MexicoFebruary 18, 2018February 20, 2018
    49Tequila, MexicoFebruary 21, 2018February 21, 2018
    50Guadalajara, MexicoFebruary 21, 2018February 24, 2018
    51Jalisco, MexicoFebruary 24, 2018February 28, 2018
    52Pátzcuaro, MexicoFebruary 28, 2018March 2, 2018
    53Lagunillas, MexicoMarch 2, 2018March 2, 2018
    54Morelia, MexicoMarch 2, 2018March 5, 2018
    55Leon, MexicoMarch 5, 2018March 7, 2018
    56Guanajuato, MexicoMarch 7, 2018March 11, 2018
    57Dolores Hidalgo, MexicoMarch 11, 2018March 13, 2018
    58San Miguel de Allende, MexicoMarch 13, 2018March 16, 2018
    59Mexico City, MexicoMarch 16, 2018March 23, 2018
    60Puebla City, MexicoMarch 23, 2018March 30, 2018
    61Oaxaca, MexicoMarch 30, 2018April 2, 2018
    62San Mateo Rio Hondo, MexicoApril 2, 2018April 5, 2018
    63Mazunte, MexicoApril 5, 2018April 8, 2018
    64Salina Cruz, MexicoApril 8, 2018April 15, 2018
    65Tuxtla Gutiérrez, MexicoApril 15, 2018April 20, 2018
    66Chiapas, MexicoApril 20, 2018April 27, 2018
    67La Mesilla, GuatemalaApril 27, 2018April 29, 2018
    68Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaApril 29, 2018May 6, 2018
    69Sololá Department, GuatemalaMay 6, 2018May 10, 2018
    70Antigua Guatemala, GuatemalaMay 10, 2018May 14, 2018
    71Guatemala City, GuatemalaMay 14, 2018May 17, 2018
    72Salcoatitán, El SalvadorMay 17, 2018May 22, 2018
    73Santa Ana, El SalvadorMay 22, 2018May 26, 2018
    74El Zonte, El SalvadorMay 26, 2018May 31, 2018
    75La Libertad, El SalvadorMay 31, 2018June 1, 2018
    76San Salvador, El SalvadorJune 1, 2018June 4, 2018
    77San Miguel, El SalvadorJune 4, 2018June 8, 2018
    78El Cuco, El SalvadorJune 8, 2018June 11, 2018
    79Choluteca, HondurasJune 11, 2018June 14, 2018
    80Esteli, NicaraguaJune 14, 2018June 22, 2018
    81León, NicaraguaJune 22, 2018June 27, 2018
    82Rivas, NicaraguaJune 27, 2018June 30, 2018
    83La Fortuna, Costa RicaJune 30, 2018July 4, 2018
    84San José, Costa RicaJuly 4, 2018July 7, 2018
    85Uvita, Costa RicaJuly 7, 2018July 11, 2018
    86Paso Canoas, Costa RicaJuly 11, 2018July 13, 2018
    87Panama City, PanamaJuly 13, 2018August 26, 2018
    88Cartagena, ColombiaAugust 26, 2018September 2, 2018
    89Santa Marta, ColombiaSeptember 2, 2018September 8, 2018
    90Riohacha, ColombiaSeptember 8, 2018September 13, 2018
    91Valledupar, ColombiaSeptember 13, 2018September 17, 2018
    92Bucaramanga, ColombiaSeptember 17, 2018September 24, 2018
    93San Gil, ColombiaSeptember 24, 2018September 29, 2018
    94Bogotá, ColombiaSeptember 29, 2018October 8, 2018
    95Medellin, ColombiaOctober 8, 2018October 16, 2018
    96Manizales, ColombiaOctober 16, 2018October 22, 2018
    97Salento, ColombiaOctober 22, 2018October 25, 2018
    98Cali, ColombiaOctober 25, 2018October 30, 2018
    99Popayán, ColombiaOctober 30, 2018November 4, 2018
    100Pasto, ColombiaNovember 4, 2018November 14, 2018
    101Quito, EcuadorNovember 14, 2018November 22, 2018
    102Banos, EcuadorNovember 22, 2018November 28, 2018
    103Cuenca, EcuadorNovember 28, 2018December 7, 2018
    104Loja, EcuadorDecember 7, 2018December 14, 2018
    105Cajamarca, PeruDecember 14, 2018December 27, 2018
    106Huaraz, PeruDecember 27, 2018January 8, 2019
    107Callao Region, PeruJanuary 8, 2019January 13, 2019
    108Nazca, PeruJanuary 13, 2019January 20, 2019
    109Cusco, PeruJanuary 20, 2019January 30, 2019
    110Puno, PeruJanuary 30, 2019February 7, 2019
    111La Paz, BoliviaFebruary 7, 2019February 14, 2019
    112Potosi, BoliviaFebruary 14, 2019February 22, 2019
    113San Miguel de Tucumán, ArgentinaFebruary 22, 2019March 5, 2019
    114Santiago Province, ChileMarch 5, 2019March 9, 2019
    115Chile Chico, ChileMarch 9, 2019March 23, 2019