OFF THE HAMSTER WHEEL

A Motorcycle Travel Blog

Days 131 to 133 May 2024

Day 131I set off from the city of Granada at about 8 o’clock in the morning and it was hot. I took the NIC-4 South in the direction of the border crossing at Pena Blanca. I …

Days 129 to 130 May 2024

Day 129I left San Miguel at about 6 ‘o’clock in the morning as I knew that I had 2 borders to cross and I wanted to leave sufficient time to do this and get to a place …

Biking in El Salvador

The speed limits in El Salvador are 40 km/h (25 mph) or 60 km/h (37 mph) in built up areas, outside built up areas all roads are limited to 80 km/h (50 mph) All of the road signs …

Days 127 to 128 May 2024

Day 127After spending 2 nights at my accommodation in Santa Ana it was time to leave. Due to having to return to Panama to attend to some personal business, I have had to cut my …

Biking in Guatemala

The speed limits in Guatemala are 40 km/h (25 mph) or 60 km/h (37 mph) in built up areas, outside built up areas all roads are limited to 80 km/h (50 mph) All of the road signs for …

Days 125 to 126 May 2024

Day 125When I took a few days off in Antigua Guatemala right across the road from my hotel was a bike shop so I took the opportunity to have the guys who ran the shop try to …

Days 123 to 124 April 2024

Day 123I left my accommodation in Coban at just after 8 o’clock in the morning and set off for the city of Huehuetenango which I had decided to ride to that day. Google maps …

Biking in Honduras

The speed limits in Honduras are 40 km/h (25 mph) or 60 km/h (37 mph) in built up areas, outside built up areas all roads are limited to 80 km/h (50 mph) All of the road signs for …

Days 121 to 122 April 2024

Day 121It was another hot day in Honduras, when I set off from Puerto Cortes at 7 o’clock in the morning it was already displaying 33 degrees Celsius on my bike. I headed for …

Biking in Nicaragua

The speed limits in Nicaragua are 40 km/h (25 mph) or 60 km/h (37 mph) in built up areas, outside built up areas all roads are limited to 80 km/h (50 mph) All of the road signs for …