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La Costa de Argentina

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Time to keep moving again so we push north to Las Grutas, a town which our Santiago, Chile friend, Roberto, suggested as a nice beach stop. It turns out to be a nice relaxing place.  We camp for a couple…
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Gaiman, Argentina – A Welsh cream tea

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One of the places that’s been on my “list” for a while is a Welsh village in Argentina.  There are several Welsh settlements in Argentina and even more than one to choose from on the east coast where we are…
Anna and I. I love looking back at all these pictures, they bring back such great memories.

The best Christmas gift ever- Part 1

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One thing Sam and I reflect on almost daily is how lucky and grateful we feel about being able to do this trip. However, we wish we could share some of our overlanding experiences with our friends and family. We…
This is what it looked like everywhere. Giant lakes, snow capped peaks, crystal clear water.

Lazy days in the lake district

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We spent more time in the Argentinian lake district than we did anywhere else on the trip. We spent over a month driving, hiking and camping around the lakes at a very leisurely pace. Since we were there in December,…
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Peninsula Valdez, Argentina

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We push north along the eastern coast of Argentina from San Julian to Comodoro Rivadavia.  An incredibly kind local rider, Pedro, has offered us a place to stay in his home.  He reached out to me a few weeks ago…
At the south end of Los Glaciares National Park is the massive, stunning, and easily accessible glacier, Perito Moreno. We drove about 125 miles from the north section of this park (our fave place in South America - previous post), right to the 130-foo...

Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina – The BIG One That You Can Drive To

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At the south end of Los Glaciares National Park is the massive, stunning, and easily accessible glacier, Perito Moreno. We drove about 125 miles from the north section of this park (our fave place in South America – previous post),…
Caminito, La Boca

Going Loco in La Boca

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Buenos Aires has a lot to offer those visiting the bustling city influenced by a relatively short, but vivid social and political history. And most famous of its offerings, without question, would have to be La Boca, a small barrio…
Erica hangs out at Lago Alumine, our first stop in the lake district.

Argentina’s Northern Lake District

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Our first stop in Patagonia was an area known as Argentina’s Lake District. This beautiful area is full of lakes filled with crystal clear water running out of the Andes. The heart of the Lake District was further south, in…
Carretera Austral I

Carretera Austral (Deel I)

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Net als Ruta 40 in Argentinië heeft ook Chili een legendarische weg: de “Carretera Austral”, een 1.240 kilometer lange gravelweg dwars door Chileens Patagonië. De weg werd in 1976 aangelegd in opdracht van de Chileense dictator Pinochet, toen nog als…
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Riding north in Argentina

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After leaving El Chalten and the national park area we ride north on Ruta 40 toward Gobernador Gregores.  This next several-hundred-mile section is really just going to be a big push north and east to get to the Atlantic. We…
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The Road to Patagonia

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From Mendoza, we headed south on the legendary “Ruta 40″ — Argentina’s longest highway that runs 5,224 kilometers (3,265 miles) from the border with Bolivia all the way to Patagonia. This highway is similar to Route 66 in the USA…
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Buenos Aires Craft Beer Tour

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Kristen and I had the best time while in Buenos Aires.  We took advantage of the city life while we didn’t have the van preventing us from navigating the narrow streets. In order to live up to the Adventure on…
Glasses lined up ready for a tasting, its a beautiful thing!

Wine tasting in Mendoza

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Not often on this trip have I entered into a town or historical site with expectations or even many preconceived notions of what to expect. I don’t plan a lot in advance, and try not to listen much to others…
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In pursuit of penguins

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 Bariloche, Argentina [by Paula] If, like us, you’ve got a bit of a thing for penguins you’ll probably enjoy this blog post. If you’re not that bothered about penguins, well, you are clearly dead inside. Not enjoying this blog…
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Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

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Los Glaciares (The Glaciers) National Park in the southern Patagonia of Argentina is one of the most unique places on earth.  Most of the worlds glaciers are formed somewhere over 8000 feet above sea level.  Normally the air is too…
Not a bad place to camp for the night.

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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