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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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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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Waiting for Jim – Pedaling for Pennies

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Riding a motorcycle for months on end, and traveling the way we have, has its challenges.  I wouldn’t exactly call it roughing it, but there are certainly a few sacrifices you have to make to travel like this.   We are…
  Days in country: 15 Money spent: $2189.89 (daily average $145.99) YIKES! Distance driven: 1247km Longest drive: 408km Average distance […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=jfdioverland.com&blog=60929642&post=1699&subd=jfdioverland&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

Stats Honduras

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  Days in country: 15 Money spent: $2189.89 (daily average $145.99) YIKES!Distance driven: 1247kmLongest drive: 408kmAverage distance per day: 83kmBooks read: H=1 D=1Beers tried: 20Distance hiked/ran: 37.1km/23milesElevation gained: 2673m/7880ft# of times H…
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Ushuaia, Argentina

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Ushuaia, Argentina is often referred to as the southernmost city in the world. There are small towns further south, but this is a differentiation that most people don’t bother to mention.  Signs, shops and t-shirts all over town exclaim 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…
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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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