After my wonderful beach experience in Playa El Espino I decided that it was time for a change of scenery.
The exit procedure from El Salvador was smooth and I was through in about 15 minutes.
Once I finished with the entry procedures I rode through the Southern part of Honduras for about 2 hours.
There wasn't much remarkable about the ride. The road was covered with potholes. I took them on as a bit of a challenge, weaving around them as if they were barriers on a obstacle coarse.
I arrived in the border town of El Espino.
For the Nicaraguan side since it was already dark I decided to hire an ayudante (fixer) for $10. He got me though immigration, customs and the local police inspection in about 15 minutes.
I generally don't like to ride in the dark. It's harder to see the pot holes, farm animals, other automobiles and bandidos (bandits). About the same time that I was leaving the check point another car was passing through the border, so I decided that it would be smart to follow it. I was able to leverage their lights and their path. Also, strength in numbers. It worked.
I followed the car for about 20 km to the town of Somoto, Nicaragua. There we parted ways and I found the Hotel Pan Americano to spend the night.
...When The Road Ends. Life off the beaten path - traveling, hiking, photographing and simple living.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Three Countries In One Day
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good that you put that in to perspective about the honduran roads full of potholes i hope the goverment do anything about it after all central america is a good place to visit hope you enjoyedReplyDelete
Fun for a motorcyclist until a pothole catches one offguard.ReplyDelete