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Across the Gran Chaco, Victory against the Snakes and on to Salta!

Thursday 26th March – we had a sad farewell with Monica Ponces, the lovely owner of the Cabaña Leñador in Puerto Iguazú. Over the 5 nights we stayed here, we both agreed that it has been one of our finest accommodations to date. It is set in a beautiful location with a jungly feel to […]

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Comodoro Rivadavia to El Calafate

News of our mishap travelled fast around Rio Mayo and next thing a guy called Lito called into the hotel asking about the crazy gringo’s who’d had the accident. Lito is a bank courier and every day he drives from Comodoro Rivadavia on the coast (where we can get a hire car) to Rio Mayo […]

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San Carlos de Bariloche

We have now been in South America for 2 weeks and it just gets better and better. From Viña we rode south to Chillan, picking up the Pan American Highway for the first time. It has the appearance of a motorway – dual carriageway in very good condition, with toll sections in places. However unlike […]

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