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One of the amazing things about Baja is the diversity of the peninsula. From beach to cactus prairie to boulder fields to mountains it’s an amazing place. We have set out to visit and experience some of the less common places on the peninsula and with that in mind we headed to Parque Nacional San Pedro Martir national park. This […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=nicknameinternational.com&blog=61314790&post=1053&subd=nicknameinternational&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

Camping in the clouds at 10,000 Feet

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One of the amazing things about Baja is the diversity of the peninsula. From beach to cactus prairie to boulder fields to mountains it’s an amazing place. We have set out to visit and experience some of the less common…
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The Lost-ish City

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Dan While it was once quite lost Ciudad Perdida, is most defiantly now found, and is a very popular multi day trek.  Discovered by treasure hunters/looters in 1972, the bulk of the gold and valuables were spirited away before the…
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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…
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Sniffing for Coffee

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I lowered my camera, sniffing the air around me like a dog. Jim and I looked at each other with the same silent question reverberating between us. Where was the smell of roasting coffee coming from? We wandered around corners…
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You Are The Owner? No…

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Heather As Dan mentioned we were pretty lucky to get passage on the fabled ferry, I removed my transdermal motion sickness patch which had kept me pretty out of it for the 24 hours I had it on and we…
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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. …
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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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Revival at the Beach

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The forecast said 50-70% chance of rain. Perhaps high winds. It didn’t matter. We were going to the beach. Some are drawn to the vast, dramatic vistas of the desert. Some feel more attuned to lush mountains. While we love…
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A Ferry Good Experience

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Dan   Panama wasn’t greeted with the same excited expectation as all the other new countries we have visited. I suspect that this is often the case for overlanders, looking to ship their vehicles to South America. It really isn’t…
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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…
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04/01/2015 – 636 days/53888 miles

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Well, I’ve made it back to Denver, which means this trip is over!(They could’ve made the sign a little more colorful…)From Joshua Tree, I made a couple stops, in Las Vegas (unfortunately I didn’t win enough money to…
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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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