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Trans Labrador Highway by MOTO

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Voila, les voyages continuent…  The journeys continue:  Bip Bip you are gone but not forgotten.  In the spirit of continued travel here is a smaller adventure that took place between 26 June and 8 July 2013. Feeling sorry that my…

PAN AM Learning Lessons

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Sitting here sharing an evening with another overlanding couple, the conversation naturally turns to the highlights and low-lights of the last 2 years of voyaging between Canada and Argentina.  There is a random staccato of ideas and methodologies to possibly…

Argentina Top to Tip / Du sud au nord, Argentine

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Après quelques jours à Ushuaïa, il était temps de remonter et de penser sérieusement à notre retour. Nous nous sommes donc concentrés sur la vente de Bip Bip ou éventuellement son expédition par bateau au Canada. After a couple of (cold) days in…

Trip Statistics

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Our trip is winding down…I suppose it is about time.   So let’s look at some interesting statistics. 578 Nights Thanks to Bippers, we had a home as well as a set of wheels.  Being in the shape of a van,…

Rainbows and Rabbits

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er, what’s up doc?  Feburary 14 arrived with sunshine and the skies cleared the way for rainbows.  The rabbits came out to frolic in the magic air; a St Valentine’s day  to remember. Quoi de neuf? Le 14 février est…

La Carretera Austral, Chile

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Cette partie du Chili est un «Canada espagnol »: montagnes au sommet enneigé, lacs transparents avec des poissons qui sautent et dansent, les forêts de pins, les gens sympas et ouverts … This section of Chili is a Spanish Canada : snow capped…

Nice and quiet, Bolivia

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Bolivia was the land of mystery for me for many years.  So many years that I built a great expectation, and like all great expectations the reality comes crashing down. Nous étions impatients de découvrir la Bolivie. Tellement impatients que…

Peru on film

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Voila les films du Peru que nous n’avons pas pu telecharger avant….Here are the films that we couldn’t upload before….Argentina has great wifi!…

In the desert, Peru

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La connexion internet est tellement mauvaise que je ne peux pas télécharger mes films. En attendant, quelques photos… Internet in Bolivia is crap.  Thus while we search for someplace with stronger internet to upload the vids, we leave you with…

El Cañon del Pato y la Cordillera Blanca, Perú

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Perú begins to solidify its identity as we move upwards into the mountains- not surprisingly where the Indigenes have lived and left their mark for thousands of years and have since been marginalized in modern times..  This voyage through the…

Ramble on, Peru

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After the warm reception of Colombia and then the warmer embrace of Ecuador we are finding Peru a bit troubling.  We are having a hard time coming to grips with Peru and its identity.  For example, we find,  at times,…

Le coeur de l’Equateur

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Je ne sais pas trop quoi raconté mise à part qu’on a beaucoup aimé l’Equateur. On a continué notre périple dans les hauteurs qui contraste pas mal avec la côte du pays. We really grooved on Ecuador – the price…

La costa pacifica, Ecuador

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Quand on pense à l’Equateur, ce ne sont pas forcément ses plages qui nous viennent en tête et pourtant… Nous avons longé la côte de Esmeralda à Canoa. Ce n’était pas forcément la meilleure saison ni pour le climat (saison…

Ecuador, j’adore! Ecuador, I adore!

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Voilà la première partie de notre voyage en Equateur soit le nord du pays. Nous avons passé une dizaine de jours chez Graham, un australien qui vit à Ibarra et qui accueille les voyageurs comme nous chez lui. Il faut…

Familia Mojica!!!

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De paso obligado para la familia de mi amiga de la infancia Caroline. No es sólo una recepción cálida, pero como si fuéramos miembros de pleno derecho de la familia. Pasamos 3 días maravillosos con Irmele, Ricardo y su hija…

La Serrana, Selento

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Ayant un peu de temps à tuer et ayant trouvé un site magnifique, nous avons décidé de rester 2 semaines en tant que volontaire à l’hôtel La Serrana à Salento. Attention ! Rien de compliqué, un peu d’aide au petit-déj et…

Happy Anniversary/ Bonne Fete!!

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One year today since we left Canada.  45 000 kms under our belt and on the tires of Bip Bip.  An interesting statistic – the circumference of the earth at the equator is 40 075,16 kilometers.  That means we have…