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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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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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2015 ~ A Year of Transformation

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With another year upon us, many people turn to New Years resolutions. Never one to head down that path, I am instead inspired by our friend, Sarah’s decision to assign 2015 an adjective that describes how she is currently seeing…
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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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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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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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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…
The quiet wadi we thought we had found was surprisingly busy. Local cars shuttled between the main road and the settlement near us – we waved good naturedly as the cars flowed in either direction. In the the morning, the vehicles started up again, but this time it included westerners too. A group of 5 … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/northern-emirates-exploration/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Northern Emirates exploration

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The quiet wadi we thought we had found was surprisingly busy. Local cars shuttled between the main road and the settlement near us – we waved good naturedly as the cars flowed in either direction. In the the morning, the…

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