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Wine tasting in Mendoza, Argentina

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When in Rome….do whatever Romans do.  And when in Mendoza, drink wine.  Yes, please. Sign me up. Toby and Chloe, friends we met on the road who have a blog going – Carpe Viam – have been given a contact…
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Tikal My Fancy

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Dan There is not too much to say about Tikal, it is stunning, the jungle, the ruins, the monkeys, it rightly deserves its place as a must see destination. The drive there was long but we had great company in…
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Western Argentina and Mendoza

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Mendoza was on the list, but had been moved up the calendar a bit because some friends (2 different traveling couples) needed parts and it worked out that we could get them in Santiago, Chile and deliver them to our…
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New Route

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Traveling is one of the things in life that can never be either programmed or planned 100%. While on the road the facts change our course without any prior notice. We have been planning for this trip for almost two…
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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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Lao: a country tolerating itself into oblivion

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‘What is WRONG with you??! Don’t you understand I’m a V.E.G.E.T.A.R.I.AN.?!’ the pretty blonde Swedish girl screams out at the top of her lungs. Skinny mamma, the owner of the local eatery, just looks at her bewildered then shrugs her…
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Motorcycle Maintenance in Santiago

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Several thousand miles of dirt, dust and sand, and some bad batches of fuel somewhere between Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and northern Chile have given Betty (my bike) a terrible cough.  She struggles to get up hills and has developed a…
As the plane landed in Dubai airport, we put behind the good and the bad of our adventure in Iran and said hello to the UAE. We spent the next 3 days in Mina Rashid Port trying to get the cars out of Customs but for more details about this in our next post with the [...]

Chapter16/Oman

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As the plane landed in Dubai airport, we put behind the good and the bad of our adventure in Iran and said hello to the UAE. We spent the next 3 days in Mina Rashid Port trying to get the…
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Too Cool for School, or Maybe Just Too Old

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Heather It was finally time for me to learn some Spanish (or so I was told) so we headed to San Pedro on the shores of the beautiful Lake Atitlan.  The drive down to San Pedro consisted of hair-raising switch…
Just a quick note to say we have set a publication date of 25th January 2015. We hope you are looking forward to the book as much as we are looking forward to sharing it with you. Remember, this is an ebook. If you don’t have a Kindle, you’ll need to download a free app … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/book-pulication-date-25-january-2015/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Book publication date: 25 January 2015

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Just a quick note to say we have set a publication date of 25th January 2015. We hope you are looking forward to the book as much as we are looking forward to sharing it with you. Remember, this is…
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A Year in Pictures ~ 2014 Remembered

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Rather than write a long narrative on the year that was, I wanted to simply look back on the photos. Reminisce on the thousands of memories, and countless adventures that emerged on this past trip around the sun. In no…
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Santiago, Chile

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We ride the hour and a half from Valparaiso to Santiago on a rainy Saturday morning and settle in for a week in this city of 8 million people.  We plan to meet up with some friends I met a…
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Valparaiso, Chile

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We ride south along the coast of Chile and enjoy some camping along the way…the coast is beautiful.  the water turns darker blue along the way and the coast becomes rocky and waves crash and break against it with big…
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Take a Guide or You Might Die

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Dan After having limited success independently hiking in Mexico, we were apprehensive about the opportunities that awaited us in Guatemala. We lined up three potential hikes for the first week, two out of the three recommended guides, both because of…
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Desert trails

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Another night that reminded us that we weren’t all that far from civilisation. As we were dropping off to sleep, we were shocked awake by the sounds of engines! My first thought was that we hadn’t avoided the dune bashers…
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Chapter15/Iran

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……..Then there was Shiraz, a city that has become synonymous with education, poetry and wine. Unfortunately the last one is no longer cultivated here. After locating ourselves in the centre and securing Voukefalas, we decided to spend our time exploring…
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El Qui Valley of Chile

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After a couple of nights in La Serena, when we caught up on internet and laundry, we ride east along the Ruta de Estrellas (Route of the Stars) toward Vicuna.  This valley is peppered with observatories and we hope to…
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The desert coast of Chile

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Leaving Tal Tal (Taltal?) after a night we ride south, following the PanAm as it moves in and out of the desert and along the Pacific.  We ride the most compacted dirt road I’ve ever been on for 20-30 miles…
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Atacama Desert of Chile

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We head south of Antofagasta on the PanAm early enough in the morning that the wind hasn’t picked up yet. I’m learning quickly that the mornings are fairly calm and as the desert air warms with the sun the winds…

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