Machu Picchu

The ride into Cusco was a bit intense. The nearer we got to the Centro Historico the streets became busier, steeper and narrower. I flatted on a busy street and had to use a bucket in the toilet of a nearby restaurant to locate the pinhole in the tube. We arrived at our AirB&B frustrated … Continue reading Machu Picchu

To The Coast

After our Xmas break in the pretty little town of San Martin de los Andes, we left for the Chilean border early in the morning of the 27th. It had been a much needed rest, more for our on-going lip issues than our legs. Claire was especially anxious about the stretch of ripio (gravel road) … Continue reading To The Coast

The Crossing

Welcome to Laurel and Harvey’s (sic) Travel Blog. We just lost our awesome MSR tent! It fell offthe back of my bike as we bumped along a stretch of rough dirt road. Don’t ask how, it is all too embarrassing (not in my mind – the dirt road was a harsh replacement to the winds; … Continue reading The Crossing