Dec 25th, Sunday. No riding today. Terror in the morning. I had a medical scare after breakfast. Lost my balance walking across the room, sudden dizziness. Took a second to react. Hauled Dominic out of the bathroom and we stood in the doorway watching the light fixtures swing around. He wondered if the volcano, well […]Read more "Christmas Day"
Dec 24th Saturday Road; Puerto Varas to Ensenada. The journey was 45 km on two-lane paved road. Again, the road is in very good condition with only light traffic. There is a gas station and many eateries in Ensenada. Along the way are several paved Miradors with lake views; the closest to Ensenada has […]Read more "Puerto Varas to Ensenada"
Dec 23rd Friday Road: Frutillar to Puerto Varas. From Ruta 5, a two-lane paved road takes you into Frutillar and through to Llanquihue. There are gas stations en route each end of town. A paved road connects back to Ruta 5. What appears on the map to be a dirt road connects to […]Read more "Bahia Mansa to Frutillar / Llanquihue / Puerto Varas"
Dec 22nd Thursday. Roads: Bahia Mansa to Pucatrihue Bahia Mansa to Maicolpue The roads from Bahia Mansa to either one are paved with two lanes, and in good condition. There is very light traffic around these beachfront villages this time of year. Parking is easy. There are a few small shops, few of […]Read more "Bahia Mansa to Pucatrihue / Maicolpue"
Dec 21st 2016 (the longest day) Road: Puerto Montt to Osorno Ruta 5 is a four-lane highway similar to a rural U.S. Interstate, I-10 between Phoenix and L.A. for example. The road is divided with a paved shoulder to right. The surface is very good, with only light traffic. There are tolls to […]Read more "Puerto Montt to Osorno to Bahia Mansa"
There are some final details to smooth over before we leave on our adventure. So today we are going over some gear requirements and checking things off the list. Our bluetooth communicators needed to be synced, so if you ever see a man in a motorcycle helmet wondering around your neighborhood talking to himself, just […]Read more "Preparations Underway In Phoenix"
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