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Archive for September, 2011

Thanks for all the fish

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

I had some of the most incredible experiences on my trip. I look back at my blog and can’t believe how many amazing things I got to see and how many nice people I met. I have tried to thank everyone on the ‘Thanks’ page. It did end up taking a huge part of my […]

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Argentina & Chile Summary

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

I took the early morning ferry to Buenos Aires and as I had been travelling for a year and had started to look for a job for when I finished I decided to use my air miles to fly back to London for a couple of job interviews. It was a welcome visit home and […]

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Uruguay Summary

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Arriving in Uruguay I managed to run into a bike club returning from a bikers meet up who graciously invited me to lunch. Then it was on to stay with another biker and then on to a weekend meet up with the Colonia Cruzados and an asado (bbq) where I got some help setting up […]

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Brazil Summary

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

The day we visited the Brazil side of Iguazu it was pouring with rain which made the falls even more majestic and the Argentina side that we saw in the sun a bit tame. I was pretty pleased with my photo of the lizard’s tongue. After the rest of Latin America the cost of Brazil […]

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Paraguay Summary

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

I had been told by a local rider in Bolivia to avoid Paraguay as it was dangerous which meant I definitely had to go. Not because I like danger but because I usually don’t believe in hearsay and want to find out for myself. I didn’t go up to the northern part of Paraguay which […]

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Bolivia Summary

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

I had five riders come out to meet me at the Bolivian border, take me back to La Paz, have a bbq, ride death road and visit a coca plantation (the locals chew it for the altitude). We also did a trip to the Pamapas for some more piranha fishing, Blew up dynamite at the […]

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Peru Summary

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Peru felt a lot poorer than the rest of the countries I had been travelling through maybe in part due to my first toilet experience. I was lucky enough to ride for a few days with Court and Sylvan which allowed us to camp in the desert and off a main street in a port […]

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Ecuador Summary

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

After a gruelling four hours at the border with the rudest official I had come across I was lucky to meet up with Luigi and his wife Karine in Eucador. As well as staying with them they took me riding around Cotopaxi national park. Then I met up with Alexander the Dutch rider I had […]

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