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The Road to Argentina

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After Valparaiso we decided we needed three things:To start heading to Argentina (Sam’s sister was visiting us in Patagonia for Christmas and we had a LONG way to go). Free camp and cook our own food to get us…
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Estereotipos argentinos

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En estos 7 meses de viaje que llevamos, pudimos darnos cuenta de cómo nos ven a los argentinos en otros países, qué piensan de nosotros y qué tan cierto es lo que piensan respecto de la realidad. Estos son algunos…
Picnic stop with a view

Because I’m worth it

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Picnic stop with a view – Lago Nordernskjold, Torres del Paine national park, Chile.Esquel, Patagonia, Argentina [by Jeremy] Well, we’re here now. I suppose we better go and see what all the fuss is about. There are some places…
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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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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…
Aan de kust

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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