Southern PatagoniaBuenos AiresArgentina ~ Part 1Bolivia

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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Bolivia

We made our way to the Peruvian border town of Puno and after a brief overnight stay, crossed into Bolivia at Lake Titicaca, the worlds "highest navigable lake" at 3,812 metres. Our first stop in Bolivia was Copacabana, a nice little tourist town on the shores of Lake Titicaca. A great town with a beautiful rocky beach,…
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