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March 26th, 2012 | Bolivia

The Ride to La Paz…

My plan was to ride out of Chile and into Peru, and then try and get as close to La Paz as possible today… With a bit of luck, even make it all the way into the capital of Bolivia itself… I was packed and ready by 7.00 am, had a quick breakfast and then […]

March 24th, 2012 | Chile

Africa without the “F”…!!

Having paid for my room, loaded the Big Fella, and bid Daisy the owner of Camino del Inca goodbye, I rode slowly up to the bus station, barely a 100 metres up the road, and stopped there to have a Cafe Grande with leche… This was the only place that made the large cups of […]

March 22nd, 2012 | Chile

Stressing in San Pedro…

The few days I spent in San Pedro de Atacama did not improve my initial impressions of the place… Considering how many tourists visit this area, I would have thought that they would have at least made an effort to tar the roads and have them properly sign-posted… I unkindly, dubbed it San Dumpo de […]

January 23rd, 2012 | Argentina

Ride to Rio Gallegos…

Northbound…!! I left Ushuaia early this morning, and started out on the long road to the town of Dead Horse, Prudoe Bay, Alaska….!! The route that I had planned would cover almost 40 000 km and would hopefully see me up there towards the end of July… I had packed most of my gear the […]

January 15th, 2012 | Argentina

The Ride to Ushuaia…

Our ferry was due to leave Punta Arenas at 9.30am, and we still had to buy our tickets…!! If we missed this ferry, the next one was due two days later, and spending another a few days in Punta Arenas was not an option we were willing to consider…!! Our bikes were ready and loaded […]

January 15th, 2012 | Argentina

Let the record reflect….

…that at 8.15 pm, today the 15th of January 2012, a determined man, and his eager machine, reached “Fin del Mundo”, The End of the World…!! USHUAIA…!! Yet another dream realised, another milestone reached on the Gypsy Biker World Tour…!! This one will be remembered for the adverse weather conditions we faced today, the new […]