Chile’s Ruta 7 & Lake DistrictSouthern PatagoniaBuenos AiresArgentina ~ Part 1

Chile’s Ruta 7 & Lake District

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 around and driving…
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Southern Patagonia

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 few visits to…
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Buenos Aires

With our visit home complete and having successfully missed a couple months of Southern Hemisphere winter, we landed back in Buenos Aires where we would spend the next month enjoying the city and once more try to improve our Spanish skills. We based ourselves in the historic district of San Telmo in a crazy inexpensive…
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Argentina ~ Part 1

The crossing from Bolivia to Argentina was a smooth process with a moment of humour thrown in. A Bolivian policeman called us in to his office and provided us with (an unnecessary) check out authorization. He then proceeded to ask us for a "little something" for his effort. Sam wasn't sure what he was asking…
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