So where does the name "Latitude Fifty Four" come from?
The final destination for this motorcycle adventure was the city of Ushuaia located in Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina.
The latitude of this city is 54° 47' South.

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Saturday, October 01, 2005

The Route

Day 1 - October 8th: Puslinch, Ontario to Bad Axe, Michigan
Day 2 - October 9th: Bad Axe, Michigan to Bryan, Ohio
Day 3 - October 10th: Bryan, Ohio to Effingham, Illinois
Day 4 - October 11th: Effingham, Illinois to Dickson, Tennessee
Day 5 - October 12th: Dickson, Tennessee to Starkville, Mississippi
Day 6 - October 13th: Starkville, Mississippi to Monroe, Louisiana
Day 7 - October 14th: Mornroe, Louisiana to Tyler, Texas
Day 8 - October 15th: Tyler, Texas to Lampasas, Texas
Day 9 - October 16th: Lampasas, Texas to Eagle Pass, Texas
Day 10 - October 17th: Eagle Pass, Texas
Day 11 - October 18th: Eagle Pass Texas to Monclova, Mexico
Day 12 - October 19th: Monclova, Mexico to Saltillo, Mexico
Day 13 - October 20th: Saltillo, Mexico to San Pedro de las Colonias, Mexico
Day 14 - October 21st: San Pedro de las Colonias, Mexico to Durango, Mexico
Day 15 - October 22nd: Durango, Mexico to Mazatlan, Mexico
Day 16 - October 23rd: Mazatlan, Mexico
Day 17 - October 24th: Mazatlan, Mexico to Compostela, Mexico
Day 18 - October 25th: Compostela, Mexico to Bucerias, Mexico
Day 19 - October 26th: Bucerias, Mexico (Puerto Vallarta by bus)
Day 20 - October 27th: Bucerias, Mexico to Tecoman, Mexico
Day 21 - October 28th: Tecoman, Mexico to Lazaras Cardenas, Mexico
Day 22 - October 29th: Lazaras Cardenas, Mexico to Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Day 23 - October 30th: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Day 24 - October 31st: Zihuatanejo, Mexico to Altamirano, Mexico
Day 25 - November 1st: Altamirano, Mexico to Taxco, Mexico
Day 26 - November 2nd: Taxco, Mexico
Day 27 - November 3rd: Taxco, Mexico to Teotihuacan, Mexico
Day 28 - November 4th: Teotihuacan, Mexico to Puebla, Mexico
Day 29 - November 5th: Puebla, Mexico to Oaxaca, Mexico
Day 30 - November 6th: Oaxaca, Mexico
Day 31 - November 7th: Oaxaca, Mexico
Day 32 - November 8th: Oaxaca, Mexico to Juchitan, Mexico
Day 33 - November 9th: Juchitan, Mexico, to Pijijapan, Mexico
Day 34 - November 10th: Pijijapan, Mexico to Rehuetlun, Guatemala
Day 35 - November 11th: Rehuetlan, Guatemala to Guatemala City, Guatemala
Day 36 - November 12th: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Day 37 - November 13th: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Day 38 - November 14th: Guatemala City, Guatemala to San Salvador, El Salvador
Day 39 - November 15th: San Salvador, El Salvador
Day 40 - November 16th: San Salvador, El Salvador to (Middle of Nowhere), Honduras
Day 41 - November 17th: (Middle of Nowhere), Honduras to Leon, Nicaragua
Day 42 - November 18th: Leon, Nicaragua
Day 43 - November 19th: Leon, Nicaragua
Day 44 - November 20th: Leon, Nicaragua to Masaya, Nicaragua
Day 45 - November 21st: Masaya, Nicaragua to Granada, Nicaragua
Day 46 - November 22nd: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 47 - November 23rd: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 48 - November 24th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 49 - November 25th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 50 - November 26th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 51 - November 27th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 52 - November 28th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 53 - November 29th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 54 - November 30th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 55 - December 1st: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 56 - December 2nd: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 57 - December 3rd: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 58 - December 4th: Granada, Nicaragua
Day 59 - December 5th: Granada, Nicaragua to Ometepe, Nicaragua
Day 60 - December 6th: Ometepe, Nicaragua to San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
Day 61 - December 7th: San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua to Liberia, Costa Rica
Day 62 - December 8th: Liberia, Costa Rica to La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Day 63 - December 9th: La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Day 64 - December 10th: La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Day 65 - December 11th: La Fortuna, Costa Rica to San Jose, Costa Rica
Day 66 - December 12th: San Jose, Costa Rica to Cahuitla, Costa Rica
Day 67 - December 13th: Cahuitla, Costa Rica to Guapiles, Costa Rica
Day 68 - December 14th: Guapiles, Costa Rica
Day 69 - December 15th: Guapiles, Costa Rica
Day 70 - December 16th: Guapiles, Costa Rica
Day 71 - December 17th: Guapiles, Costa Rica to Vara Blanca, Costa Rica
Day 72 - December 18th: Vara Blanca, Costa Rica
Day 73 - December 19th: Vara Blanca, Costa Rica to Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 74 - December 20th: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 75 - December 21st: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 76 - December 22nd: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 77 - December 23rd: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 78 - December 24th: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 79 - December 25th: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 80 - December 26th: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 81 - December 27th: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 82 - December 28th: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 83 - December 29th: Jaco, Costa Rica
Day 84 - February 6th, 2006: Toronto, ON to San Jose, Costa Rica
Day 85 - February 7th, 2006: San Jose, Costa Rica
Day 86 - February 8th, 2006: San Jose, Costa Rica to bordertown, chinese restaurant
Day 87 - February 9th, 2006: bordertown, Costa Rica to Santiago, Panama
Day 88 - Febrauary 10th, 2006: Santiago, Panama to Tocumen, Panama
Day 89 - February 11th, 2006: Tocumen, Panama
Day 90 - February 12th, 2006: Tocumen, Panama
Day 91 - February 13th,2006: Flew from Tocumen, Panama to Quito, Ecuador
Day 92 - February 14th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador
Day 93 - February 15th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador
Day 94 - February 16th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador
Day 95 - February 17th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador to Salcedo, Ecuador
Day 96 - February 18th, 2006: Salcedo, Ecuador to Chunchi, Ecuador
Day 97 - February 19th, 2006: Chunchi, Ecuador to Cuenca, Ecaudor
Day 98 - February 9th, 2006: Neily, Costa Rica to Santiago, Panama
Day 99 - Febrauary 10th, 2006: Santiago, Panama to Tocumen, Panama
Day 100 - February 11th, 2006: Tocumen, Panama
Day 101 - February 12th, 2006: Tocumen, Panama
Day 102 - February 13th,2006: Flew from Tocumen, Panama to Quito, Ecuador
Day 103 - February 14th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador
Day 104 - February 15th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador
Day 105 - February 16th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador
Day 106 - February 17th, 2006: Quito, Ecuador to Salcedo, Ecuador
Day 107 - February 18th, 2006: Salcedo, Ecuador to Chunchi, Ecuador
Day 108 - February 19th, 2006: Chunchi, Ecuador to Cuenca, Ecuador
Day 109 - February 20th, 2006: Cuenca, Ecuador to Loja, Ecuador
Day 110 - February 21st, 2006: Loja, Ecuador to Macara, Ecuador
Day 111 - February 22nd, 2006: Macara, Ecuador to Sullana, Peru
Day 112 - February 23rd, 2006: Sullana, Peru to Chiclayo, Peru
Day 113 - February 24th, 2006: Chiclayo, Peru
Day 114 - February 25th, 2006: Chiclayo, Peru to Chimbote, Peru
Day 115 - February 26th, 2006: Chimbote, Peru to Lima, Peru
Day 116 - February 27th, 2006: Lima, Peru to Chincha, Peru
Day 117 - February 28th, 2006: Chinca, Peru to Nasca, Peru
Day 118 - March 1st, 2006: Nasca, Peru
Day 119 - March 2nd, 2006: Nasca, Peru
Day 120 - March 3rd, 2006: Nasca, Peru to Chalhuanca, Peru
Day 121 - March 4rd, 2006: Chalhuanca, Peru to Cuzco, Peru
Day 122 - March 5th, 2006: Cuzco, Peru
Day 123 - March 6th, 2006: Cuzco, Peru
Day 124 - March 7th, 2006: Cuzco, Peru
Day 125 - March 8th, 2006: Cuzco, Peru to Puno, Peru
Day 126 - March 9th, 2006: Puno, Peru to La Paz, Bolivia
Day 127 - March 10th, 2006: La Paz, Bolivia
Day 128 - March 11th, 2006: La Paz, Bolivia
Day 129 - March 12th, 2006: La Paz, Bolivia to Salinas De Garcia Mendoza, Bolivia
Day 130 - March 13th, 2006: Salinas De Garcia Mendoza, Bolivia to Oruro, Bolivia
Day 131 - March 14th, 2006: Oruro, Bolivia to Arica, Chile
Day 132 - March 15th, 2006: Arica, Chile to Iquique, Chile
Day 133 - March 16th, 2006: Iquique, Chile to Antofagasta, Chile
Day 134 - March 17th, 2006: Antofagasta, Chile to Chanaral, Chile
Day 135 - March 18th, 2006: Chanaral, Chile to La Serena, Chile
Day 136 - March 19th, 2006: La Serena, Chile to Santiago, Chile
Day 137 - March 20th, 2006: Santiago, Chile to Talca, Chile
Day 138 - March 21st, 2006: Talca, Chile to Osorno, Chile
Day 139 - March 22nd, 2006: Osorno, Chile to San Carlos De Bariloche, Argentina
Day 140 - March 23rd, 2006: San Carlos De Bariloche, Argentina to Esquel, Argentina
Day 141 - March 24th, 2006: Esquel, Argentina to Sarmiento, Argentina
Day 142 - March 25th, 2006: Sarmiento, Argentina to San Julian, Argentina
Day 143 - March 26th, 2006: San Julian, Argentina to Rio Gallegos, Argentina
Day 144 - March 27th, 2006: Rio Gallegos, Argentina to Rio Grande, Argentina
Day 145 - March 28th, 2006: Rio Grande, Argentina to Ushuaia, Argentina
Day 146 - March 29th, 2006: Ushuaia, Argentina to San Sebastian, Argentina
Day 147 - March 30th, 2006: San Sebastian, Argentina to Rio Gallegos, Argentina
Day 148 - March 31st, 2006: En Route
Day 149 - April 1st, 2006: Arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 150 - April 2nd, 2006: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 151 - April 3rd, 2006: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 152 - April 4th, 2006: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 153 - April 5th, 2006: Buenos Aires, Argentina to Parana, Argentina
Day 154 - April 6th, 2006: Parana, Argentina to Rosario, Argentina
Day 155 - April 7th, 2006: Rosario, Argentina to Ezeiza, Argentina
Day 156 - April 8th, 2006: Ezeiza, Argentina
Day 157 - April 9th, 2006: Ezeiza, Argentina

Day 158 - April 10th, 2006: Ezeiza, Argentina
Day 159 - April 11th, 2006: Ezeiza, Argentina (day tours)
Day 160 - April 13th, 2006: Flight from Ezeiza, Argentina to Miami, Florida, USA
Day 161 - April 14th, 2006: Miami, Florida, USA
Day 162 - April 15th, 2006: Daytona Florida, USA
Day 163 - April 16th, 2006: USA
Day 164 - April 17th, 2006: USA
Day 165 - April 18th, 2006: USA

2 comments:

Anand said...

Read part of your trip. What an incredible adventure...I wish to travel through Central and South America on a motorcycle one day.
I am glad you shared your adventure with everyone. Congratulations on making this trip.

Victor said...

I am interested in doing something similar to it. I was wandering if you would disclose end $$$ figures. How much did you plan to spend and what was the actual figure all said and done. Thanks.

Victor