Category Archives: South America

Argentina: Lake District & Mendoza

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] After completing the Chilean Lake District we crossed into Argentina for the 6th time of the trip and immediately entered the Argentinian Lake Country. For the next month we will work our way around the portion of Ruta 40, known as the Seven Lakes District. This stretch of Hwy 40 between the…
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Ruta 7 & Lake District

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Chile’s Ruta 7 or as it is more commonly known, the Carretera Austral runs 1,240 km through a stunning landscape of fjords, mountains, glaciers, thick forests and rushing rivers. We crossed from Argentina at Chile Chico and would follow the hwy back down south to explore its most remote points before turning…
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Southern Patagonia

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] From Ushuaia it was a half day’s drive to the border crossing back into Chile, another couple hours and we were on another ferry that would bring us to Punta Arenas where it is time for a truck service and, unfortunately, a new set of tires. With some housekeeping complete and a…
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The Road to Ushuaia

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] We were sad to say good bye to Buenos Aires but were anxious to get back to the truck and hit the road again. A quick ferry jaunt across the Rio de Plata and we were in Uruguay and within a few days we were thanking the family that stored our rig…
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