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We took a local commuter train into the city to visit a railway museum there. Unfortunately it was closed for a holiday, but at least there was a steam engine out front to play on.

The Land of Water

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After spending so much time at high altitudes with dry, cold weather, we were looking forward to getting to Buenos Aires at sea level, where we thought it would be a little warmer. It was more humid, but at 34…
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Hitting The Road… Finally

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Hello and welcome to our second blog post on the road. Eeek! Can’t believe it’s been two and a half months since we left Azul and really got this roadtrip started. Aaaaaand this is out first blog post since. #awkward…
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Horsing around

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Riding in to a glistening mountain lake was the highlight of our Chilean horse trek with Lot. Salto de las Rosas, San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina [by Jeremy] We haven’t seen another soul all day. The mountains reflect as if the…
I woke up on our first day to go drink my coffee on the beach. As I was looking at the waves a penguin swam out and walked up next to me. So cool!

The Valdes Peninsula-Orca attacks

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One night in December sitting around a camp fire in Northern Patagonia, our Swiss friend Simone told us about the famous Valdes killer whales. She explained that on the Valdes Peninsula orcas will swim up on the beach and strand…
On a Saturday night we fly out of Buenos Aires, bound for someplace north….it’s a long and winding road home to South Dakota from here for me, and this will be the first step of many.  I find other than... <a href="https://sturgischick.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/seattle-shortstop/">Read More ›</a><img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=sturgischick.wordpress.com&blog=49567018&post=5882&subd=sturgischick&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

Seattle Shortstop

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On a Saturday night we fly out of Buenos Aires, bound for someplace north….it’s a long and winding road home to South Dakota from here for me, and this will be the first step of many.  I find other than…
The penguins where the star of the show and the trail through the park let us get very close to them.

The never ending Ruta 3

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Argentina is a huge country. It took driving up the Atlantic coast for me to truly grasp just how gigantic it was. Before starting our never ending push north to Uruguay, we were constantly crossing back and forth across Chile…
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Getting back to North America

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After nearly two years on the road, we have finally reached the end of our planned travel in South America. We could go on and on, I think, as far as riding this continent or moving on to others.  There…
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Vino Argentino

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Red wine and steak. Steak and red wine. For many, these two indulgences go hand in hand and are the first things you think of when you hear the name Argentina. We are no different. In fact, I wouldn’t be…
The land was dotted with volcanoes as we drove east.

It’s All Uphill from Here!

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The drive from Chile to Argentina through Paso Jama wowed us for hours. It was a slow, steady climb up to 4800m in Chile and then a wicked, winding descent in Argentina. This route is on our highly recommended list!…
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Fin del Mundo

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After Torres del Paine we had nothing big left in our Patagonia “to do” list but cross back into Argentina and drive down to the end of the continent to the tip of Tierra del Fuego. Ushuaia was the city…
Fitz Roy. Looks just like the guide book photos. Hell, it looks better =).

Fitz Roy!

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Just a side note before I begin this post. Our blog has been months behind because we chose to travel off the grid and sometimes did not have wifi for weeks at a time. Yesterday we flew back to the…
Het einde van de wereld

Het einde van de wereld

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Toen we aan het eind van de Carretera Austral uitkeken over het meer hadden we het gevoel dat we het einde van de bewoonde wereld hadden bereikt. Villa O’Higgins was het laatste dorp op de route en vanaf dit punt…

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