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Germany to Thailand-TRIP STATS-Day 960

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After just a little bit of nagging, zee in-house accountant has finally found some time to get some new trip stats together. Yey for nagging! If you recall, when we left Germany on 12 September 2012, we estimated that we…
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Asuncion, Paraguay

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Our ride to Asuncion is a long one, and seems to burn through the day quickly.  Having had to deal with a hard-starting bike this morning no doubt has set the tone for the day.  We arrive in Asuncion later…
As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army and after 9 long days we were finally reunited with our vehicles but unfortunately with a [...]

Earthquake Aftermath

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As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army…
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Paraguay by Motorcycle

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After crossing into Paraguay we settle into a hostel just a few miles from the border in Encarnacion. This town is home to a famous Semana Santa (Holy Week) celebration and we have only missed that by a couple of…
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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. …
Ever since Nepal first opened its borders to outsiders in the 1950s, this tiny mountain nation has had an irresistible mystical allure for travelers. Packed between the high wall of the Himalayan range and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, Nepal is a land of snow peaks, yaks, monasteries and mantras. Today, trekkers in [...]

Chapter 23/Nepal

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Ever since Nepal first opened its borders to outsiders in the 1950s, this tiny mountain nation has had an irresistible mystical allure for travelers. Packed between the high wall of the Himalayan range and the steamy jungles of the Indian…
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Where have they been?

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The answer to “Where have they been?” is almost as interesting as “Where are they going?”  Here is a little graphic to indicate the places we have been thus far.  Click on the photo to make it larger!…
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Buenos Aires is a day’s ride from Azul.  And on a Saturday morning we bid farewell to Jorge and Moni and thank them for their incredible hospitality and generosity, and ride on to BA.  We plan to meet up with…
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The Road to San Carlos

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Cactus. Giant Cactus. Tree-like Cactus. Small, blooming Cactus. The drive to San Carlos is filled with Cactus! We began in Phoenix, driving south and over the border. The continuing display of cactus followed as we went, ebbing slightly at times,…
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Riding out of Patagonia

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Before we crossed into Patagonia on our way south I looked it up on Wikipedia, to try and get an idea of exactly where it is, which in general is the lower 1/3 of both Argentina and Chile.  It’s an…
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A Rainy Day Post

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Heather It’s a rainy day today here in Ecuador, so we are just hanging out in the camper (so thankful that we have a camper) catching up on emails, reading, etc. and I found an old email from our friend…
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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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