Home Top

Archive |  South America

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Riding across Tierra del Fuego

Read the original post and follow Sturgis Chick's overland adventures on their website: Sturgis Chick.


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…
With scenery like this, it

Southwest Circuit on Bald Tires

Read the original post and follow Song of the Road's overland adventures on their website: Song of the Road.


After our time on the Salar, we were headed to what is known as the “southwest circuit” in Bolivia — a series of dirt roads that wind through Reserva Nacional de Fauna Andina “Eduardo Avaroa” before dumping you out in…
IMG_3095

Church of the Bandidos

Read the original post and follow Adventure on Tap's overland adventures on their website: Adventure on Tap.


Remember how great it was getting up every Sunday morning to get ready for church? Yeah, me neither. Me and my brother would make up every kind of excuse not to go…”Dad’s not going”, “I have to go on a…
Kuélap was first built in the 6th century AD and was occupied until the early colonial period. The circular structures are houses which originally had thatched roofs, like the reconstructed one you can see on the left side of this picture.

When your horn is your best friend

Read the original post and follow When Sparks Fly's overland adventures on their website: When Sparks Fly.


After exploring the muddy caves near Lamúd, we headed for what is billed as Peru’s second most important archeological site after Machu Picchu. Kuélap is a large hilltop city, similar to its far more famous cousin farther south. There are…
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Crossing to Tierra Del Fuego

Read the original post and follow Sturgis Chick's overland adventures on their website: Sturgis Chick.


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…
The Salar group. We started calling Marcus (far right) Maverick on the Salar, he looks so much like Tom Cruise from Top Gun in those aviators. (Picture courtesy of Michael).

Salar with the Swiss

Read the original post and follow Song of the Road's overland adventures on their website: Song of the Road.


The salt flats of Bolivia were something we had been looking forward to the entire trip. They are the largest salt flats in the world (over 4000 square miles) at an elevation of almost 12,000 feet! The salt crust on…
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Riding back into Argentina

Read the original post and follow Sturgis Chick's overland adventures on their website: Sturgis Chick.


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…
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Chileno Rodeo – Jineteada

Read the original post and follow Sturgis Chick's overland adventures on their website: Sturgis Chick.


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…
Our first views of the Sajama volcano with alpacas roaming around the base. The peak looks fairly close.

Nature calls- Sajama National Park

Read the original post and follow Song of the Road's overland adventures on their website: Song of the Road.


We spent a week in La Paz “camping” in the parking area of the overlander meet up Swiss run Hotel Oberland, but I was going stir crazy. It is not really a campground, it is a lower parking area for…
webIMG_2121

Sonrisas en Guyana!

Read the original post and follow Expedicion Sonrisa's overland adventures on their website: Expedición Sonrisa » Languages » Español.


Definitivamente no estoy en Sudamérica, más bien creo que llegué a la India o África, no estoy seguro, me confundo al ver los templos hindúes, musulmanes, cristianos y rastafaris caminando por las calurosas calles de Georgetown. La lengua oficial es…
Aan de kust

Aan de kust

Read the original post and follow Amsterdam to Anywhere's overland adventures on their website: Amsterdam to anywhere.


Het is zondag en nog vroeg, maar buiten is het al een drukte van jewelste. Naast onze tent plonsen de flamingo’s in de vijver, in de boom boven ons kwetteren tientallen vogels en daarbovenuit horen we Jorge die zachtjes neuriet…
Goal for the day: Do not leave a cross with your name on it.

Biking Bolivia’s Death Road

Read the original post and follow Song of the Road's overland adventures on their website: Song of the Road.


Note: All pictures in this blog were from Gravity tours (they are watermarked) and our awesome friend Michael Poysden, our unofficial death road photographer. Sometimes a name makes a place special (or famous at least). It is a lucky stroke…
<p>All of these spots have been added to iOverlander.com. Gran Hotel San Ignacio Date Visited: 09/27/2014 Location: -5.14823, -79.00259 (Altitude: 4019 feet) The Gran Hotel San Ignacio allowed us to camp in their secure parking lot for 10S/night. Had access to clean bathrooms and fast internet. A bit noisy (we were here on a Friday […]</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://songoftheroad.com/2015/02/camp-site-list-peru/">Camp Site List: Peru</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://songoftheroad.com/">Song of the Road</a>.</p>

Camp Site List: Peru

Read the original post and follow Song of the Road's overland adventures on their website: Song of the Road.


All of these spots have been added to iOverlander.com. Gran Hotel San Ignacio Date Visited: 09/27/2014Location: -5.14823, -79.00259 (Altitude: 4019 feet)The Gran Hotel San Ignacio allowed us to camp in their secure parking lot for 10S/night. Had access…
IMG_5199

Plaza de Ponchos

Read the original post and follow Adventure on Tap's overland adventures on their website: Adventure on Tap.


The oldest market in Ecuador and one of the biggest in South America is in the Plaza de Ponchos, Otavalo. This is the square in the center of the market, which overflows into neighboring streets in every direction and takes…

Connect with other Overlanders!

Join our

Overland Group

FBGroup

×