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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…
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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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Return to Chile

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El Calafate, Argentina [by Paula] It was more than a year since we’d last been in Chile, and what a year it had been. The country is ridiculously long and skinny. But not only did the northern Atacama desert seem…

Photo Gallery from Argentina: Barreal, El Alcázar, Uspallata

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Photo gallery showing stunning landscapes between Barreal and Uspallata in Argentina: El Alcázar, Pampa del Leoncito, and a valley just east of Uspallata. The post Photo Gallery from Argentina: Barreal, El Alcázar, Uspallata appeared first on dare2go.…
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Snow joke

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Cucao, Chiloé, Chile [by Paula] I like to think that one of the few positives of being away from the family is that my parents have taken some trips to Latin America that they might not otherwise have embarked upon.…
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Argentina’s dirty past

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Buenos Aires [by Jeremy] “And this is where they brought the trucks in and loaded the tortured, bloody bodies on board before driving them to the airport, flying them out over the Rio Plata and throwing them in to the…
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The road to Buenos Aires

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Uruguay has lots of lovely vintage cars.Buenos Aires, Argentina [by Paula] The urge to just get ‘there’ – wherever there may be – is not something with which the slow traveller is familiar. Whilst most of us have goals…
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Water, water everywhere

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Worth a detour: Iguazu Falls (Brazil)Buenos Aires, Argentina [by Paula] We Brits are sticklers for punctuality. So it seemed a trifle rude to turn up to our friends’ house in Buenos Aires, more than a year late. “Sorry about…
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Argentina, we meet at last

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It’s all a bit lovely in northern Argentina. Purmamarca, Jujuy.San Ignacio Guasú, Paraguay [by Paula] The arid deserty landscapes of northern Argentina notwithstanding, the country is proving to be something of an oasis. With a few small exceptions, we’ve…
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Photo Gallery: Argentina around Uspallata

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More photos from the region around Uspallata in Argentina – to go with my last update . Considering it was mid August and winter, I was blessed by sunshine and warm weather, which made the trip very enjoyable. The entire…
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Maps can be so deceiving!

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Last week I completely fell for information I took from several maps. I was in Argentina briefly because my 90 days in Chile were coming to an end and I had to leave the country. With no clear destination (other…
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Guatemala 2 – North to Tikal in the El Peten region and returning south to Antigua.

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24th February – Peten is the northernmost department of Guatemala, as well as the largest and is home to a number of archaeological sites belonging to the ancient Maya civilisation.   Of these, Tikal is probably the real highlight and this…

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