Day 84 – Antigua, GU

Day 84 – Antigua, GU     11/13/10     Mileage: 0

Today was a work day of sorts as I had a list of chores to do before I leave Antigua. The first order of business was to give the KLR a good check-up seeing as she’s basically been sitting for two weeks. I topped up the oil, the tire pressure, oiled the chain and a gave her a quick wash. Next was laundry and a trip to the market to get more 10w-40 oil…which the KLR drinks like keg beer in a frat house. Next I sorted through my gear to get rid of some dead weight which I will ship home first thing Monday. I also studied and did the Rosetta Stone (which is very good BTW) for a few hours and plotted some waypoints and routes between here and Belize City to download into the GPS. I’ve picked up a bit of a cold and didn’t feel like venturing out for dinner, so I just ate at the Black Cat. Fortunately the food is quite good here and somewhat reasonable by Antigua standards. I also caught up with my friends Paul, Kim and Andria from Colorado on Skype which was great. After a bit more studying of spanish and road maps, I packed it in for the night.

Here is my one token picture for today, the Fuego Volcano throwing up some ash, taken from the roof-top patio at the Black Cat. It’s like Guatemala’s answer to Old Faithful in Yellowstone! Lol

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2 Responses to Day 84 – Antigua, GU

  1. glenn says:

    good day lenny from northern lights to volcanoes groovy Glenn

    • Lenny says:

      Hey Glenn! How are you?! Must be feeling like winter up there by now. I apparently made it out of AK just in time. It seems the mountain pass between Haines Junction and Hanies got a huge dump of snow 2 days after I went over it. Have you been hunting again? When is your bear hunt on Kodiak…I can’t wait to hear the story and see the pictures from that!

      I hope all else is well with you!

      -Lenny

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