Into Argentina

It was with some trepidation that I hit the Chile/Argentine border, I don't really know why probably because I've not had to present Bumble's paperwork up to now. I chose a quiet mountain pass so was expecting a bit of a shack of a building so was surprised to see a very shiny, impressive, stylish …

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The bike bit

Here’s a little section for my fellow bikers about my experiences of trying to ride off-road. Those not of a biking mind look away now…! I say “off-road”, it’s not really off-road because these are the roads. They just happen to be made out of gravel, rocks, dirt, mud, sand anything but the nice stuff …

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On the road (and sea)

No too many words with this post, just some photos of the amazing scenery I am riding through every day as I travel the "Carretera Austral" in Patagonia, Chile. To say it is breathtaking is an understatement. I'm not sure there can be any better biking location on this planet.

Rave on…

Those of you that know me well know that I'm never one to pass up an opportunity for a dance and a carry on. When these opportunities present themselves, you've just got to take advantage of them right!? Well, having spent a few days in Puerto Montt, I decided I'd check out the Events section …

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New friends

One great thing about travelling alone is that you have to make the effort to get out there and meet people. I'm particularly keen to meet local people and hear their stories. One way to do this is to use Air B & B and stay in places where other people will be staying there. …

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Bumble too

Delighted to report that Bumble made it in one piece! The very helpful Aleksandra from Motobirds was on hand to meet me at the San Antonio bus station. With her multi-lingual skills and hard working local agents she was able to blaze a trail through the local mountain of bureaucracy in just a couple of …

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