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Crossing into Paraguay

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We ride the 95-100 miles up to Posadas on the River Parana and park up at a large building just before the bridge that crosses to Paraguay and go inside.  But this isn’t the Immigration and Customs office for us. …
International border between Panama and Costa Rica

Bordering on insanity?

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International border between Panama and Costa Rica (in a Portacabin)(this post is a little longer than most – just in case you want to make a coffee before reading it) It is well known amongst overland travellers with vehicles…
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Backtracking across Tierra del Fuego

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After two weeks in Ushuaia, and deciding Antarctica was out of our budget, we get ready to ride back toward the mainland.  The road into Ushuaia is a one-way deal, and to get back to the mainland we have to…
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Moving on … Ecuador

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After 3 days relaxing, mostly horizontal in a hammock, it was time to move on. Reading the guide book and various info on the net it seemed the easiest way across the border into Ecuador was through Macara and this…
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Riding across Tierra del Fuego

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After a cup of hot chocolate at a restaurant near the ferry dock on the north side of TDF we ride south toward Cerro Sombrero where we plan to fuel up and then choose one of the several gravel roads…
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Crossing to Tierra Del Fuego

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As the bottom of the South American continent narrows it dissolves into a group of islands, and that is where we are headed – Tierra del Fuego.  My guidebook says it was so named by Ferdinand Magellan in 1520 when…
Ushuaia seems a long time ago

How to cross a border

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How to cross the border from Quiaca Argentina to Villazon Bolivia.Arrive at border at opening time Observe hordes of people and vehicles already milling about. Put smile firmly onto face, grit teeth and begin Park where you hope you’ll…
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Riding into Argentina

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Time to move on again, and this time we have a place to be and people are waiting for us.  Friends from the road, Markus and Karin, have asked us to pick up some parts for their bikes and bring…
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Riding into Chile

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We ride the last few miles of Bolivia, maybe 5 or so, on an actual highway.  It’s a dusty one and I’m coughing and sneezing as we pull up to the border. My buff has been getting extra workouts the…
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Riding into Peru

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We get to the border late in the day and I check my watch while we work on paperwork and see its 4pm. Yikes. We were hoping to ride all the way to San Ignacio tonight just to get away…
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Riding into Ecuador

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We leave our hotel in Ipiales early enough to run back out to Las Lajas and walk down to the church in the canyon….it’s just one of those places you can go back to again and again. And if I…
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Riding into Venezuela

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Back to the border crossings again, lol. I never look forward to them, but I’m actually nervous about this next one. We’ve decided to ride into Venezuela. I’ve tried to research other ride reports, travel blogs, etc. to gather as…
First sight of India. Kolkata from the Air. (Kolkata, India)

Hello India – Leg 4 begins

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First sight of India. Kolkata from the Air. (Kolkata, India) Hello India, It’s great to be back!! After an extended stay in Singapore (waiting for my delayed vessel to leave Port Klang) I flew back to Kuala Lumpur to collect…
The Big Fella is brought out from the warehouse. The open flap on one end had me dreading what I would find, or rather wouldn

The Long Wait to Freedom…

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After seventeen days of separation, the Big Fella finally touched down at O.R. Tambo International Airport (still Jan Smuts to me…) at 10 pm on Friday the 6th of September. He had made a quick side trip to Dubai aboard…
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Chasing robbers

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Quito, Ecuador [by Paula] In the last couple of weeks, we’ve been chasing two types of robbers. The first, Ecuadorian customs, we are trying to outwit using the powers of logic, justice, and tenacity. The second, an actual daylight robber,…
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Jungle Junction Campsite in Nairobi

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Jungle Junction Camping site in Nairobi, the first city south of Lake Turkana, Kenya: As we drove into Nairobi and the campsite I thought that we would only camp there for two days max. We ended up staying a week…
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Brodie is back!

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Brodie is back! After a long wait we received confirmation from our contact Keith that the vessel had docked, the container had been unloaded, and that it was now waiting for us at the SA Container Depot. Arrangements had been…

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