South America 2019-202x

unknown length - solo travel - Suzuki DR650

Information on the Journey

Here is the second part of my motorbike journey in the Americas.

This trip is a great journey exploring the Americas. Even though it's really only one trip, I split it in three parts on this site in order to lighten each section.


Quebec to Panama 2017-2019USA, Mexico, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica (a tiny region), Panama.
South America 2019-202xall the countries in the continent, except Venezuela, unless the political turmoil comes to an end.
Panama to QuebecPanama (the mountains), Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Baja California in Mexico, ???)

Some data

Travelling solo

Regions visited:South America
When? From May 14 2019



Technical Data

Travellers with a Canadian passport. TIP = Temporary Import Permit.

Ecuador (May 2019)

VISA3 months, at the border, free.
VEHICULETIP at the border, 3 months, free.
CURRENCYUS Dollar - $US 1 = 1.34 CAD
INSURANCENot necessary.
PETROL$US 0.74-0.84 / litre (92 octane) - Diesel is around $US 0.30-0.40 /litre.