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Jungle Life

After not having service for a week, we were finally able to catch up with the team as they truck through the jungle.

February 3, 2018 – Sorry guys, we’ve been having some wifi problems this past week that have been preventing us from uploading a lot of the stuff we shot in the Darien. We’ll try to get back to regular posts soon! Right now we’re sitting in Colombia waiting for the van to ship around from Panama. Turns out that going THRU the Darien Gap was actually faster! REV’IT! Bell Bike Helmets Dunlop Motorcycle Tires

February 7, 2018 – Huge shout out to Gerber Gear; without their continued support we would not have been able to make this crazy venture a reality! #unstoppable #hellotrouble #wheretheroadends

Where the Road Ends: Sleeping in the Jungle

Nothing in the jungle comes easy, the least of which is a good night’s sleep. Wayne from Where The Road Ends – A Motorcycle Documentary breaks down how he stays off the ground and out of harm's way.

Posted by Gerber Gear on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

February 8, 2018 – The first sign of civilization on the Colombian side of the Darien Gap is the town of Cristales which, like other towns of the Darien, is only accessible by river travel.

A lot of the guys we hired to help us drag the bikes actually live here. Our guide Isaac told us that when he visited last year there were about 100 FARC guerrillas stationed here. Now they are nowhere to be seen since the peace deal between the FARC and the Colombian government has taken effect. We were concerned that we might have problems with other paramilitary groups that have taken advantage of the resulting power vacuum, but we managed to get through without a hitch. That being said, we left Cristales early in the morning and we think it would have been unwise to spend much more time in the area. #wheretheroadends #unstoppable

Town of Cristales

The first sign of civilization on the Colombian side of the Darien Gap is the town of Cristales which, like other towns of the Darien, is only accessible by river travel. A lot of the guys we hired to help us drag the bikes actually live here. Our guide Isaac told us that when he visited last year there were about 100 FARC guerrillas stationed here. Now they are nowhere to be seen since the peace deal between the FARC and the Colombian government has taken effect. We were concerned that we might have problems with other paramilitary groups that have taken advantage of the resulting power vacuum, but we managed to get through without a hitch. That being said, we left Cristales early in the morning and we think it would have been unwise to spend much more time in the area. #wheretheroadends #unstoppable

Posted by Where The Road Ends – A Motorcycle Documentary on Thursday, February 8, 2018

February 9, 2018 – When we left the town of Cristales we all thought we were nearly home free. This was not the case! What we didn’t realize is that the river route through the Atrato Swamp is a little shallow and we quickly found ourselves trying to move our heavily laden boats in only a few inches of water. As you can tell from everyone’s faces, we were not in the mood. Eventually we ended up having to unload the bikes from the boats, roll them through the real shallow bits and drag the boats behind. The moral of the story? Don’t take motorcycles in swamps.#hellotrouble #unstoppable

February 10, 2018 – When you finally get out of the Atrato Swamp, you find yourself on the Atrato River which is basically the river equivalent of an interstate highway.

Here we switched to a “big boat” for a very sketchy three hour trip out to the Gulf of Urabá and the port town of Turbo. With the water inches from the gunwale, no lights on the boat, and a bit of open ocean to cross, there was some major “pucker factor” here. We were a bit concerned that our bikes would end up at the bottom of the gulf. The Colombian military actually made us sign a document saying that they were not liable if the boat sank. But our boat crew wasn’t worried! Despite the two bottles of tequila they demolished on the way, they managed to get us all safely to Turbo late that night.#dangerzone #pirates #unstoppable

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