Monthly Archives: February 2012

Argentina, Buenos Aires, 21-25 Feb 2012

21 Feb 2012, Ushuaia to Rio Gallegos, Argentina After yesterdays snow and freezing temperatures I was not looking forward to today but when I woke up it felt warm and the roads were dry, the land lady said that the … Continue reading

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Argentina, Ushuaia, 19-20 Feb 2012

19 Feb 2012, Rio Gallegos to Ushuaia, Argentina Left Rio Gallegos at 0730 straight to the gas station no one there filled up and on my way, freezing, road works out of town again, arrived at the border at 0820 … Continue reading

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Argentina, Rio Gallegos, 16-18 Feb 2012

16 Feb 2012, Bariloche to Esquel, Argentina Bariloche must have a micro-climate of its own because I opened a window and it was still warm last night, walked to the car park carrying all my stuff pouring with sweat, packed … Continue reading

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Argentina, Bariloche, 15 Feb 2012

Up at 0600 freezing, got heated jacket and gloves put them on and left at 0720 straight onto the highway no traffic doing 110kph most of the time, warm in the heated gear got to the Chile Border at 0830 … Continue reading

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Chile, Santiago and Osorno, 11-14 Feb 2012

Day 1 – Took it easy went for a walk around the local area Bellavista full of tourists updated blog did some research. Day 2 – Caught a taxi to the Plaza Armas $3, checked out the Museum, the Cathedral, … Continue reading

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Chile, Santiago, 8-10, Feb 2012

8 Feb 2012, Arica to Antofagasta, Chile Left Arica at 0700 pitch black due to the 2 hours time difference its really 0400 in the morning, the Chileans have 2 hours of daylight saving all year round, it only got … Continue reading

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Chile, Arica, 6-7 Feb 2012

6 Feb 2012, La Paz, Bolivia to Puno, Peru Bus picked me up from the hotel in La Paz at 0740, big with lots of legroom and only half full, all the tourist traffic is in the other direction, took … Continue reading

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Bolivia, La Paz, 3-5 Feb 2012

When you book a bus ticket it includes pickup from your hotel which was at 0715, the bus full of foreign tourists left Puno at 0730, got to the Kasani border crossing at 0930, took about an hour to exit … Continue reading

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Peru, Puno, 1-2 Feb 2012

Left Cuzco at 0700 found my way onto the highway took about 30min this is a big city climbed to 3800-4000m and stayed there the whole way to Puno. Not much traffic but lots of villages and some trucks long … Continue reading

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