An Easier Day
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May 17, 2017

After a few tough days we finally had the opportunity to enjoy some downhill.


What happened…

Andrew writes: Not much to mention today. I snapped one of the welds on my back rack, which has happened a few times in the past, and like always, I got it fixed by a local guy with a welding kit for free. But yeah, it was a pretty bumpy ride down to Cachicadan.


Amanda writes: After yesterdays tough day we were happy to have a short day that included a lot of downhill. We rolled into the town around lunch time and checked into a hotel to have a rest. The downhill on this day was really nice and there was very little traffic. As we neared town we again were greeted with many curious faces and we’re finding that more and more people are not so shy about taking our photos. Some people lean out their car windows with their camera phone and snap a shot, others sitting on the side of the road with their families snap a quick picture. It makes me feel less awkward about doing the same with them. I guess they don’t get too many tourists or people from different countries in these parts. After all it’s not really on the way to Machu Picchu.


Today’s Photographs

An Easier Day
58 Switchbacks!