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March 12th, 2012 | Brazil


We were beset with bad luck for a good part of the day today…!! The night before, I had a runny nose, and hoped that it was just a sinus thing… My hopes were dashed the following morning…!! I woke up with a bad case of flu, feeling as if I had been run over […]

March 11th, 2012 | Argentina

Iguazu Falls from Argentina…

We crossed the bridge over the Iguazu River at 9.00am this morning, and headed into Argentina… We had taken all our strapped on gear off the bikes to minimize temptation for the long-fingered individuals who frequent parking grounds… We managed to avoid handing our Brazilian Bike Registration papers in at the customs, by telling them […]

March 10th, 2012 | Brazil

Itaipu and Iguazu…

With planned for two days to see the sights in and around Foz do Iguazu, the town on the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay… We decided to visit the Itaipu Dam in the morning of our first day, and then see the Brazilian side of the falls on that same afternoon, and maybe, squeeze […]

March 9th, 2012 | Brazil

To Foz do Iguazu…

Having broken the back of our ride to Iguazu in the first two days after leaving Rio de Janeiro, we had an easy run into the town that has grown up around the falls, and is the gateway to Argentina and Paraguay as well… We stopped twice for fuel, once for Roger and then a […]

March 8th, 2012 | Brazil

My Mind Wanders… (Limeira to Campo Mourao…)

We made another long ride today, covering 670 km to get as close to Foz Iguazu as possible before the weekend… After yesterday’s great ride through mountains and the south-central highlands of Brazil, I had hoped we would have more of the same today… Instead, all we saw was massive fields of sugar cane and […]

March 7th, 2012 | Brazil

We’re on Our Way to Paraguay…!!

We took the route we have planned from Rio de Janeiro to Foz Iguazu, by the scruff of the neck today, and covered 735 km in ten hours… In a day and a half, we will be at the Paraguay border, and will spend some time at Iguazu Falls, seeing it from both the Brazilian […]