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March 29th, 2012 | Bolivia

Out of Bolivia and into Peru…

By the time I had left La Paz, I figured that the remainder of the day would be straightforward… I had dealt with the traffic and the petrol “crisis”, so how much more excitement could there be ahead…?? Well, turns out there would be plenty of it…!! The road surface improved after the much pot-holed […]

February 25th, 2012 | South America


The ferry docked in Colonia at about 12.30 am, but Uruguay was an hour ahead of Argentina, so we lost another hour of daylight… I was told that Colonia is a beautiful town and well worth spending time in, but “time” was a commodity that I had precious little of… As I was leaving the […]

February 25th, 2012 | Argentina

Back in B.A. …!!

The last few days in Buenos Aires have been hectic to say the least…!! My good friend Ezequiel was at the airport to meet me, and together we drove out to Dakar Motors to collect my shock absorbers… Javier and Sandra had just seen off a few other long distance bikers on their KTM’s and […]

January 26th, 2012 | Argentina

Hola Buenos Aires…!!

My final ride on the first leg of my South American tour was as uneventful as the last few had been… Rather than take the coastal road and take a peek at Mar del Plata, the Argentinian version of St. Tropez, or in our case, Durban-by-the-Sea, we stayed on Ruta 3 and headed first to […]

January 25th, 2012 | Argentina

Chatting With the “Troops” and a VERY Big Day at the Office….!!

After eight hours of uninterrupted sleep, I was ready to ride again… By 6.00 am I had the Big Fella loaded and parked outside the front door of the hotel… I had to wait for the kitchen staff to get their day started, so that I could at least have a few cups of coffee […]