Browsing Tag: Central America Road Trip

Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 11

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 11

It was still dark but with my trusty mini Maglite I found the wall switch being careful not to touch the bare wires in this unfamiliar and quite frankly not all that inviting “hotel” room.  We were just inside Nicaragua from the Honduras-Nicaragua border.  I had slept in my clothes; the gear ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 10

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 10

Central Americans are early risers, and my circadian clock has adjusted accordingly after 15 years in the region.  At about 0500hs as it was still dark but beginning to get light, and because we didn’t want to unnecessarily shake the heavens and the still dreaming folks with the unique sounds ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 9

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 9

Having successfully counted all of the Harleys coming off the line for almost an entire shift at the Vehicle Operations Center (hey, you count sheep, I count Harleys’), I awoke rested at Hotel Siesta in San Salvador and ready to, no, anxious to meet the day.  Today would be our, me and ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 8

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 8

The Betty (Jane), my all chrome and Screamin’ Eagled up 1999 Harley Davidson XLH, not Mom or Priscilla’s sister Betty Janes’, was in the Harley hospital in San Salvador and while not pleased with the fact I felt comfortable she was in good hands.  I had spent a few hours with the Dealer, ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 7

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 7

Waking up this morning in San Vicente, El Salvador, with the knowledge that my bike was broken down was made at least palpable with the knowing that Walter had arranged for one of his cousins, Carlos, with a pickup truck, to carry my bike into San Salvador, the one and only and therefore nearest ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 6

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 6

I didn’t wake up this morning wanting to strangle Milton; that would come later.  Yesterday’s events were no more Milton’s fault than they were mine although in all honesty, we both should have known to check some of the other rider’s papers for i’s dotted and t’s crossed.  We all ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 5

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 5

This is the 5th in the series about Los Gitanos road trip to Mexico.  I’m getting yelled at again by Bobby because of the lack of pictures to go with this article.  A few things: you will quickly see why there are no photos with this article.  You probably don’t want to see pix of this ...

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Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 4

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 4

This Costa Rica – Nicaragua border is routine for us.  With our trips to attend the Nicaragua and Honduras rallies, our various long weekends to Managua and Granada, and our trips to visit Steve, who had moved there for a while but has recently moved back. The kids who hang around the border to ...

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