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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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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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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…
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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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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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