Doug Ruth's 1996/97
Central/South American Tour

Copyright © 1996,97 (presumably), by Doug Ruth

Log Entries:

1996 1997
August 28th 31st January 4th 11th 18th 25th 31st
September 4th 7th 16th 29th February 3rd 8th 11th 15th 22nd 25th
October 8th 19th 26th 31st March 1st 8th 15th 22nd 26th 29th
November 7th 16th 23rd 30th April 5th 9th 12th 16th 19th 26th 29th
December 6th (robbery),  31st May 3rd 7th 10th 17th



Another site with Doug's trip reports online may be found at the following URL: It's a prettier page and has a neat map showing Doug's path of travel. Unfortunately, Dave Thompson stopped updating it as of March 1997 -- he and his wife are currently riding their BMWs around the world -- so it isn't nearly as up-to-date as this page...