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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…
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Riding back into Argentina

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From Chile Chico we ride just a few miles to the border with Argentina to cross back in and start our journey through the windswept southern Patagonia to Tierra del Fuego.  The Chileno offices are pretty simple to navigate with…
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Chileno Rodeo – Jineteada

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Growing up in South Dakota almost guarantees you exposure to animals, agriculture and a western way of life – at least indirectly if not directly.  I was lucky enough to grow up in a family that had ties to ranching…
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Welcome to Honduras and 2015

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HeatherAh, Honduras, where everyone had assured us that we would be murdered. I hope Honduras can shake this bad rap one day as it is a lovely country, filled with wonderful people and so much to see, we barely…
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Chile’s Carretera Austral – Part 1

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After a few days on Chiloe we take a ferry from Castro to Chaiten over on the mainland.  The Carretera Austral starts somewhere south of Puerto Montt and drivers/riders must drive and take ferries to keep moving south.  We had…
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Chiloe

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The ferry from Puerto Montt and the mainland of Chile only takes about 45 minutes, just enough time to get a few photos before we get ready to ride the bikes off the slippery metal deck and onto Chiloe.  We…
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El Salvador Christmas Vacation

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Dan Can’t say that crossing into El Salvador was difficult but it was worryingly disorganized, with the exception of the official that met us when we first entered and guided us through the initial part of the process. After that…
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Valdivia, Chile

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Still staying in the Lake District, we head west to the coast and plan to stop at Valdivia for a day or two.This part of Chile was settled by German immigrants, among other people, and that influence shows in…
  How exciting! During the first week of publication our ebook – For the love of Africa, an overland adventure – was the number 1 Best Seller in African Travel on Amazon UK. We are bouncing, you can no doubt imagine. In addition, some of our followers and readers have been dropping us emails and … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/02/our-bestseller-awaits-you/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Our bestseller awaits you!

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  How exciting! During the first week of publication our ebook – For the love of Africa, an overland adventure – was the number 1 Best Seller in African Travel on Amazon UK. We are bouncing, you can no doubt…
I feel obligated to write about our Indian visa adventure as a separate post in order to warn all fellow overlanders heading to the so called by the tourist brochures “Incredible India”, with the not so incredible system of welcoming its visitors.
As we started traveling six months ago, it was impossible for us to apply [...]

Indian visa issue – be warned

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I feel obligated to write about our Indian visa adventure as a separate post in order to warn all fellow overlanders heading to the so called by the tourist brochures “Incredible India”, with the not so incredible system of welcoming…
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The Lake District of Chile

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It’s only about 45 miles from the border to Pucon, the town where we intend to stay tonight. Pucon rests on the shores of Villarrica Lake.  It’s adventures sports central for the area, from what I hear.You can hike…
Kept you waiting?Well here it is……….Our UAE story started with a lot of stress because our cars were pending somewhere between Iran and the UAE. As I mentioned in the Oman Chapter, as soon as we landed we headed straight to the Mina Rashid Port because that was the port that our cars supposedly had [...]

Chapter 17/UAE

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Kept you waiting?Well here it is……….Our UAE story started with a lot of stress because our cars were pending somewhere between Iran and the UAE. As I mentioned in the Oman Chapter, as soon as we landed we headed…
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Riding back into Chile

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Our friend in Santiago, Roberto, gave us a great list of “must see” places in Chile and after spending a couple of weeks with friends in Argentina, we decide to ride back west to Chile to see more of those…
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Argentina’s Lake District

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After getting some good sleep in Junin we pack up and move south another few hours, about 100 miles, through San Martin de Los Andes and on to Villa la Angostura.  Our friend, Pete, is there and we hope to…
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Riding south through Argentina

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After Christmas we decide to try and cover some miles and ride south through Argentina, which is less expensive than Chile.  We ride south on Ruta 40 through San Rafael and on to Malargue the first night.The road leads…
It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet for you to whet the appetite: “We drove south to M’Hamid for an unquestionably touristy … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/its-here-the-book-is-here/">Continue reading »</a></p>

It’s here, the book is here!

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It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet…

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