South America Blog

   This is the journey I have always dreamed of,  to ride my motorcycle across the Americas. 

   Follow me as I travel south from Texas to the tip of South America on my BMW GS.   

    Here's a view of the  Map 

Cuenca, Ecuador

I arrived in the Colonial City of Cuenca just as it started to rain.  It was amazing to see that there were dark clouds on one side of the city and sunlight on the other.  This made the cathedral domes and the red tile roofs glisten from the sunshine.

Cuenca is a UNESCO World Heritage site.  The history in Cuenca goes back to before the Spanish conquered the Incan Empire.  Today, Cuenca has a colonial feel with cobblestone streets and aged red tile roofs on many of the buildings, much like the city of Antigua, Guatemala.

In the many markets you can find anything from shoes to fresh fruit.  

Some market shots