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Ushuaia, Argentina

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Ushuaia, Argentina is often referred to as the southernmost city in the world. There are small towns further south, but this is a differentiation that most people don’t bother to mention.  Signs, shops and t-shirts all over town exclaim this…
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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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Returning to Argentina: Lakes District

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On our last trip to South America we spent quite some time in Argentina. Our first visit was in October/November 2008, when we travelled in Northern Argentina and then in January/February 2009 we travelled from Buenos Aires all the way…
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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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Aan de kust

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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…
Beware of guanacos, Tierra del Fuego

Land of fire

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Tierra del Fuego is both harsh and beautifully desolate.El Calafate, Argentina [by Paula] When European explorers reached ‘the end of the world’ at Tierra del Fuego in the 1500s, they called it the ‘land of fire’ because they could…
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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…
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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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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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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Argentinien (8.11. – 5.12.2014)

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Nach einem kurzen Stopp in der nächstgelegenen Stadt (Concordia) zum Geldwechseln nehmen wir die einförmige Strecke quer durch die argentinische Ebene des „Zweistromlandes“ Entre Rios in Angriff. Wir schaffen es, sogar ohne eine der berühmt-berüchtigten Polizeikontrollen passieren zu müssen, am…
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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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2015 Dakar Rally (Buenos Aires)

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[ENG] I was lucky enough to see the finish of the famous Dakar Rally in Buenos Aires! If you are a fan, you can have a look to the video and the photos… [GR] Ήμουν πολύ τυχερός καθώς το περασμένο…
Arriving in Ushuaia!

End of the road?

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14 Jan 2015: Only about a year ‘late’ – not too shabby!Ushuaia, Argentina [by Paula] We did it. After 1,199 days, with 17 countries visited and 41,657 miles (66,651km) travelled, at lunchtime yesterday we rolled into the southern-most city…

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