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Punta Bermeja, Argentina

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Just west of El Condor, maybe 15-20 miles along on the eastern coast of Argentina, is a small village, Loberia (which is also the word for sea lion colony).  Another 2 miles past that lies Punta Bermeja where there is…
Most of you might wonder about our experiences on the actual roads of India. Well, remember our post about the road conditions while we were heading south from Mumbai? Compared to the ones on the north, they were super highways. As we headed further north inland and the streets went from bad to worse, besides [...]

Chapter 21/India

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Most of you might wonder about our experiences on the actual roads of India. Well, remember our post about the road conditions while we were heading south from Mumbai? Compared to the ones on the north, they were super highways.…
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La Costa de Argentina

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Time to keep moving again so we push north to Las Grutas, a town which our Santiago, Chile friend, Roberto, suggested as a nice beach stop. It turns out to be a nice relaxing place.  We camp for a couple…
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Gaiman, Argentina – A Welsh cream tea

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One of the places that’s been on my “list” for a while is a Welsh village in Argentina.  There are several Welsh settlements in Argentina and even more than one to choose from on the east coast where we are…
In almost every traveler’s itinerary that makes it as far as South India is a ride through Kerala’s backwaters on a houseboat. Alappuzha, or more romantically known as Alleppey, is the hub of the backwaters. It’s also home to a vast network of waterways and base for more than 1000 houseboats. In other words, it’s the [...]

Chapter 20/India

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In almost every traveler’s itinerary that makes it as far as South India is a ride through Kerala’s backwaters on a houseboat. Alappuzha, or more romantically known as Alleppey, is the hub of the backwaters. It’s also home to a…
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Peninsula Valdez, Argentina

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We push north along the eastern coast of Argentina from San Julian to Comodoro Rivadavia.  An incredibly kind local rider, Pedro, has offered us a place to stay in his home.  He reached out to me a few weeks ago…
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Riding north in Argentina

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After leaving El Chalten and the national park area we ride north on Ruta 40 toward Gobernador Gregores.  This next several-hundred-mile section is really just going to be a big push north and east to get to the Atlantic. We…
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JFDI’s JFTI* List

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Heather When we started planning this trip, we spent a lot of time researching vehicles, campers, battery vs. solar, the big (and obvious) stuff.  What we never really thought about was the everyday stuff, we had originally hoped to do…
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Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

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Los Glaciares (The Glaciers) National Park in the southern Patagonia of Argentina is one of the most unique places on earth.  Most of the worlds glaciers are formed somewhere over 8000 feet above sea level.  Normally the air is too…
The very definition of a "room with a view"

A Less Touristy Side to Mexico

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Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows how totally IN LOVE we are with Mexico. Having just returned from a trip into the less touristed regions of Sonora, northern Sinaloa and Chihuahua states, our love affair has only increased. Stories…
I am sure we were just fine where we were, the Hulk is svelte

Fire and Water

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DanWe departed the beach and headed to Lago de Apoyo (lago meaning lake in Spanish and Apoyo means, well Apoyo) a large permanently warm volcanic crater lake (but you already knew it was a lake). Our accommodation, the slightly…
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Hiking in Torres del Paine

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We wake to cloudy skies, but no rain, and relatively little wind.  Debate continues about whether or not we will hike or ride to the waterfall of Salto Grande and to starting point of the Mirador de Los Cuernos trail…
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Hot water to go-

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While we were camped in New Orleans we did not have access to a shower. This gave us an opportunity to use the Aqua Cube unit again. The Aqua Cube was purchased online from a “survivalist” store, but it is…
Welcome to Incredible India, a country that loves to toss up the unexpected. Here is our travel story…As the taxi drove through the streets of Mumbai, the poverty was definitely one of the first things that confronted us. Mumbai is big. It’s full of dreamers and hard-laborers, starlets and gangsters, artists and servants, street beggars [...]

Chapter 19/India

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Welcome to Incredible India, a country that loves to toss up the unexpected. Here is our travel story…As the taxi drove through the streets of Mumbai, the poverty was definitely one of the first things that confronted us. Mumbai…
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Stories from Phnom Penh

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There’s a dead man lying in the gutter. A red cloth napkin covers his face. He’s wearing a colourful floral shirt, the kind which seem to be a big hit here with foreigners. I can tell he’s a Westerner because…
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Torres del Paine National Park

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Torres del Paine has been on my wish list for many years.  And to think I’m here in the midst of it is amazing to me.  The weather, and particularly the wind, are notoriously bad here, so we plan to…
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Punta Arenas, Chile

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After floating our way back (and bobbing like a drunken cork at the part where we made a right turn) over the Strait of Magellan, to the mainland side, we arrive in Punta Arenas late in the afternoon. Home sweet…
As an intro to Incredible India ,our present destination ,we have put together in this post a quick look in facts and figures for you in order to understand what makes this vast multi cultural and multi lingual country so unique:- India adds more people to its population every year than any other country. Between the [...]

Chapter 18/India

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As an intro to Incredible India ,our present destination ,we have put together in this post a quick look in facts and figures for you in order to understand what makes this vast multi cultural and multi lingual country so…

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