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Panamá

Panamá

A hike up a hill in a jungle within the city, can you even believe this is what Panama City looks like?   Our first night in Panama We found free camping for our first week in Panama right on the beach.  It was hot, but there was a consistent breeze from the...
Dusty old books

Dusty old books

Biblioteca Palafoxiana is quite possibly the oldest public library in North America. It looks like something out of Harry Potter. Located in Puebla, it was only by luck that we happened to stumble across this impressive collection. We found ourselves back in the state...

The Drive North – RN3, Argentina

Driving north from Ushuaia on RN3 was really just an exercise in keeping ourselves entertained.  3,094 kilometers to Buenos Aires in five days isn’t really that bad, but the straight roads, relentless headwinds, and never changing scenery meant we had to keep...

Ushuaia, The Southernmost City in the World

Upon leaving Puerto Natales we realized that literally within several days we would arrive at the end of the road: Ushuaia, Argentina. Despite this fact, we still had close to 1,000 kilometers to go. A quick boat ride from Punta Delgada across the narrowest section of...
Canadá pa’l Norte

Canadá pa’l Norte

For the English version see below Canadá es un país que teníamos muchas ganas de conocer. Sin haber visto demasiadas fotos ya nos imaginábamos cómo podía ser: montañas gigantes, millones de pinos y lagos por doquier. No nos equivocamos. La naturaleza de este gran país...

Saying goodbye with wine // Argentina

Reaching Cafayate mid-afternoon, we had two simple things on the agenda: find somewhere to camp, and eat! A quick detour via the local tourist agency helped us on the camping front, and we quickly found ourselves basking in the sun outside the plaza eating steak and...
Glacier Perito Moreno

Glacier Perito Moreno

[[From El Chaltén and it’s Mount Fitz Roy, which offered probably the most spectacular views so far, we quickly made it to our next stop: El Calafate. The city itself is nothing special, it’s mostly a gateway to the nearby must-see attraction: Perito...

Navigating History // Argentina

Since starting life on the road, we’ve become quite slow. To be honest, our blog name should really include a quip about tortoises because that’s what we feel like; two slow, tortoises who are winning the race that is life (life on the road is definitely winning at...