Uruguay

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Overview
When we rate any country simply by overall impression and feel, invariably our system of 15 criteria fits this impression. But Uruguay is a system buster. Our overall impression is lower than the score it gets, mostly because it fails so much in one very important… Continue reading Uruguay

Malawi

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Overview
There is a very good road system and the traffic level is usually very low. There are towns or lake resorts at regular intervals making it easy to find places to stay and eat. The water out of the boreholes in the villages is potable. The… Continue reading Malawi

Uganda

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Overview
January 1996
We went to Uganda in January 1996 because it had been surprisingly included in the highlights of a group of four American engineers who traveled the world on bikes for 4 years.  They were mostly impressed by the people as both friendly and colorful.  They were… Continue reading Uganda

Guatemala

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Overview
Revised November 2004 and again November, 2005
For biking, this is potentially the best destination in the Americas. We’ve biked here four times but for relatively short periods of time. On our trips in November 2004 and November 2005, the security issue had become… Continue reading Guatemala

Argentina

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Overview
January, February 2004, North Argentina (blue line)
2003 – February, March , Patagonia & Pampas (red line)
It’s impossible to generalize. It’s a big country with great variety. Scenery can vary from 1 to 10. The west is spectacular. The pampas are dull and vast.
There… Continue reading Argentina

Cambodia

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Overview
In 2018,we entered Cambodia from Southern Laos (Don Det) and then followed the Mekong to Kompang Cham, then to Ankor Wat (Siem Reap), back to Phnom Penh to Kampot and into Vietnam.  In 2017, we basically did this in reverse but through Battambong.
In 2010, we… Continue reading Cambodia

Dominican Republic

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Overview
Our first tour began on Christmas Day 1983, starting in Santo Domingo, and ending there 14 days later. We basically traveled a recommended circular route about 300 miles (500 Ks) around. The highlight was the North Coast (we did this twice). The scenery… Continue reading Dominican Republic

CUBA

May 21, 2014 by Ride the Road

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Overview

In 2017 & 2016 we returned and flew into Holguin and rode the coast west of Santiago de Cuba (a very popular cyclists route) and then east to Baracoa. It is all great… Continue reading CUBA

Norway

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Overview
This is truly one of the most spectacular places in the world. Imagine bicycling through craggy mountains that tower over deep, windless fiords, and watching a lone white boat create designs on the still water below. Every moment… Continue reading Norway