Category Archives: vagabonding

Couchsurfing in Durango

After arriving in Durango, Ben and I track down Brian and meet his Couchsurfing host, Jake. He offers us a place to stay, which we gladly accept, as the accommodations provided to Jake by his school are top notch. His … Continue reading

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The scariest ride of my life, Devil’s Backbone

Ben and I leave Mazatlan in the morning, dodging buses and trucks that pull in front of us and looking forward to getting out of the city and into the Sierra Madre Mountains. The route is nicknamed “Espinazo del Diablo”, … Continue reading

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The desert oasis of San Ignacio and camping on the beach in Mulegé

Ben and I head out from Coco’s and get back onto some pavement, which is nice after riding in the dirt for a day. We’re looking for a place to get breakfast, as we didn’t have much food at Coco’s. … Continue reading

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Off-roading in Baja to visit Coco’s Corner

Ben and I take our time this morning, having a great workout along the beach (running, swimming, pushups, situps, pullups) and enjoying our “American Breakfast” at the hotel restaurant. We push off on the KLRs along the coast, headed to … Continue reading

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The real adventure begins – Mexico

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 – San Diego, CA to San Felipe, Baja, MX I received an email from Ben Slavin, a fellow adventure rider who I met at an ADV motorcycle rally in Minnesota a few months back. I had … Continue reading

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Riding and rough camping from Jackson, WY to Flaming Gorge

Lorin is Dan’s sister and agreed to let me stay with her and her boyfriend, Ryan, for the night. They both have to work, so I spend some time catching up on writing, emails, and other things. We spend the … Continue reading

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Hiking and camping at Grand Tetons National Park

The Grand Tetons are a mountain range just South of Yellowstone known for it’s dramatic cliffs and views. It’s been someplace that I’ve always wanted to see, and I’m itching for some exercise, so I decide to find a nice … Continue reading

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Being a tourist at Yellowstone

Saturday, August 21st, Bozeman MT to Yellowstone NP After spending a few relaxing days in Bozeman, MT, I make it to Yellowstone National Park. I ride through the park and find a place to setup camp early in the day, … Continue reading

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The most beautiful place in the US – Glacier National Park

Saturday, August 16th – 17th I stealth camp just inside Glacier NP on the 17th so I can get an early start through the park. I’m hoping to spend the day in the park and make it to Bozeman by … Continue reading

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Back on the road – Across South Dakota

Driving across South Dakota to The Badlands, Black Hills, and Mount Rushmore Continue reading

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