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Cape Town, South Africa
September 17, 2021, 2:36 pm
Sunny
Sunny
70°F
humidity: 45%
wind speed: 16 mph SE
sunrise: 6:42 am
sunset: 6:38 pm
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Botswana
September 17, 2021, 2:36 pm
Cloudy
Cloudy
21°C
humidity: 52%
wind speed: 13 mph S
sunrise: 5:53 am
sunset: 5:52 pm
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September 17, 2021, 3:36 pm
Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
82°F
humidity: 36%
wind speed: 11 mph SSE
sunrise: 6:24 am
sunset: 6:31 pm
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Day32-The Road to Nazca, Fri, Jan 28, 2001

Start & Stop: Lima, Peru to Nazca, Peru,

Mileage: 425 miles

Hotel: Hotel Alegria, JR Lima No. 166, Nazca, Peru (Copas Waypoint), $33 USD

Fuel: 95: $11-13 Sol/gal or $5 USD/gal

Currency Exchange: $1 USD = 2.74 Peruvian Nuevo Sol

PanAm Toll:  Nada for motocicletas. Bear right at each toll gate to find a narrow passway for motocicletas.  Unlike Colombia [...]

Day31–, Lima, Peru, Thu, Jan 27, 2011

Start & Stop: Barranca, Peru to Lima, Peru

Mileage: 125 miles

Hotel: Hotel Miraflores Lodge, Colon 230 Miraflores, Lima Lima 18, Peru

Fuel: Regular: $13.80 Sol/gal or $4.98 USD/gal

Dean: Quick 2.5 hour run from Barranca into Lima.  Coastal cool, many long straight runs with slow sweepers.  Can’t tell of the desert goes to the ocean or the ocean sand goes to the [...]

Day30–A Little Wind, Wed, Jan 26, 2011

Start & Stop: Chiclayo, Peru to Barranca, Peru

Mileage: 373 miles

Hotel: Hotel Chavin, Gálvez 222, Barranca, Phone: 01/235-2358; 01/235-2253

Fuel: Regular: $13.80 Sol/gal or $4.98 USD/gal

Agriculture theme:  Potatoes, Poultry & Sugar Cane

Lisa's nail in the rear tire. Notice it went through the lug and came through the lower left grove. Fixed with a DynaPlug.

A bad [...]

Day29-Welcome to Peru, Tue, Jan 25, 2011

Border Crossing #11 Ecuador/Peru

Start & Stop: Machala, Ecuador to Chiclayo, Peru

Mileage: 400 miles

Hotel: Los Portales Chiclayo, Saenz Pena 396, Chiclayo, Perú, 0800-52-652 ~$78 USD

Fuel: Regular: $13.80 Sol/gal or $4.98 USD/gal (Yikes)

Dean: No stress border crossing.  At least for me …

We're at the Ecuador/Peru border. Lisa is the shadow in the door [...]