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No sleep ’til Brooklyn

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There comes a time in two perfectly reasonable people’s lives when they decide that driving cross-country to New York is a sensible thing to do. “Now wait a minute” I hear you exclaim “Aren’t you driving to Argentina? That is…
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Blame It On The Gringos

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So here is the thing, I am a tourist, but I hate being around other tourists. It is a syndrome many overlanders get I think. With the ability to do our own thing, and for the most part becoming a…
Perito Moreno glaciar, Argentina

Ice, ice baby

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Perito Moreno glaciar, ArgentinaPunta Arenas, Chile [by Paula] It would be fair to say that Christmas Day 2014 did not begin with a cheery festive smile. Anyone that knows me will be aware that without an early morning cup…
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Salvador de Bahia

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We got up today to pouring rain despite it being bright and sunny outside, only in Brazil. But unlike Vancouver where this would last for days here it usually lasts less than 30 minutes.We planned to go up the…
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You Shook Me All Night Long

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HeatherWe rolled into the Antigua tourist police compound with our brakes steaming a little, our first task was to chat to the policeman and find a mechanic.  While our rotors were being turned and front brake pads sourced, we…
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for the love of Tequila

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both the drink and the town.We made the quick trip from tonala to tequila and pulled in with giant smiles on our faces.  Our shortest road day in weeks, a town we know and have missed, and knowing that…
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Arco Norte

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Up and around mexico city We have been having great luck with the cities and parts of town we’ve been staying in, but we still are far from city people.  At this point were just dreaming of getting back to…
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San Pancho, Mazatlan & the Pemex Inn

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Me in my happy place!I woke up to groaning and whining the morning we were set to leave San Miguel de Allende, and for once these pitiful sounds weren’t coming from Maya. Jason and Victoria were in pretty poor…

Arizona by Motorcycle

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I thought I knew what Arizona was all about – cactuses, rough mountain peaks, and wide plains of desert… but it’s so much more than that. When we traveled from San Diego to Quartzsite, AZ in November, we made a…
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Colorado is closed. Part 2

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Closed campgrounds, closed roads, closed parks, closed mountains, closed shops. Seriously Colorado! What is open?Great Sand Dunes National Park. That’s what. And it was spectacular. Not even closed a little bit.The dunes were huge, the tallest in North…
This picture is on every postcard and travel magazine for a reason. It is spectacular!

Machu Pichu With Friends

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One of the things we most dreaded and most looked forward to was Machu Picchu. We dreaded it because it is has turned into an overpriced tourist black hole. We looked forward to it because, hell, it is Machu Picchu!…
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Orizaba to Cholula

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Traffic jams and shipping containers… We stop in Orizaba for the night and sleep at the Grand Hotel de France.  Makes sense in the middle of mexico, so we made sure to eat a few slices of the italian pizza…
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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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On the Road in Colombia

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For us, the landscape was the star in Colombia. We’ve met other overlanders that gawk at the speed we’ve been travelling, but we’ve come to accept two things on this journey. One, we get bored after a few days in…
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Villahermosa

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from the gulf to villahermosa. After Merida our drive dips us momentarily along the gulf coast of mexico. We talk about how much closer it seems to us to simply continue around the gulf and pull into new orleans (where…
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Cartagena

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No dia 23/01/15 chegamos em Cartagena de Índias ou simplesmente Cartagena. Situada no norte da Colômbia, na costa caribenha, essa cidade com cerca de 1 milhão de habitantes é a quinta maior cidade colombiana e um dos mais importantes portos…
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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…
Colorado is shut

Colorado is closed. Part 1.

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Having spent far too long faffing about in Utah and Nevada our time in Colorado was short. (That was about the only thing that was short in Colorado—everything else appeared to be of record-breaking height.) After visiting Dinosaur National Monument…
From Paracas, we headed towards Cusco, but it was a long drive that took us several days.  This photo is of the Plaza de Armas in Cusco.

Nazca Lines, Cusco, and Sacsayhuaman

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From Paracas we headed to the sacred valley, an area around Cusco where the majority of the more touristed Incan archaelogical sites are (including Machu Pichu). We expected that this drive would take us several days because there was a…

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