Arctic to Antarctic

a trip by Lorraine Johnstone
From: July 22nd 2009
Until: January 27th 2010

20,000 miles on a motorbike from the top of North America to the bottom of South America then a few thousand more on a Russian Icebreaker to Antarctica
Trip Length: 6 months
Blog Entries: 47
Photos: 1001
Words: 40950

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
July 22nd 2009 Preparation Europe » United Kingdom » England » North Yorkshire » North York Moors
July 27th 2009 Acclimitisation North America » United States » Alaska » Anchorage
July 30th 2009 Heading North North America » United States » Alaska » Prudhoe Bay
August 1st 2009 The Start: The Arctic & Heading South North America » United States » Alaska » Tok
August 5th 2009 Canada; The Yukon & British Colombia - mile 2916 North America » Canada » British Columbia » Prince George
August 6th 2009 Stewart, Canada - Hyder, Alaska North America » United States » Alaska » Hyder
August 11th 2009 The Rockies - mile 4189 North America » Canada » Alberta » Waterton Lakes National Park
August 17th 2009 Montana & Wyoming - mile 5012 North America » United States » Wyoming » Cody
August 19th 2009 Utah and Colorado - mile 5685 North America » United States » Utah » Moab
August 23rd 2009 Colorado & Arizona - mile 6562 North America » United States » Arizona » Grand Canyon National Park
August 28th 2009 R&R in Tucson - mile 7115 North America » United States » Arizona » Tucson
September 1st 2009 Northern Mexico - mile 7729 North America » Mexico » Chihuahua » Batopilas
September 6th 2009 Colonial Mexico - mile 8840 North America » Mexico » Guanajuato » San Miguel de Allende
September 11th 2009 Southern Mexico - mile 9665 North America » Mexico » Chiapas » San Cristobal de las Casas
September 13th 2009 Guatemala - mile 9940 Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Western Highlands » Chichicastenango
September 16th 2009 Guatemala - Independance Day - mile 9996 Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Capital Region » Guatemala City
September 19th 2009 Honduras - mile 10495 Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Central » Danlí
September 21st 2009 Nicaragua - mile 10778 Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua » Southern Pacific Coast » San Juan del Sur
September 22nd 2009 Costa Rica - getting in - mile 10877 Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Guanacaste » Nicoya Peninsula
September 26th 2009 Costa Rica - mile 11302 Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Limón » Cahuita
September 30th 2009 Panama - mile 11765 Central America Caribbean » Panama » Panamá » Panama City
October 8th 2009 Colombia - mile 12700 South America » Colombia » Ipiales
October 11th 2009 Ecuador - mile 13,500 South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca
October 15th 2009 Peru - The North - mile 14,158 South America » Peru » Trujillo
October 19th 2009 Peru - desert & altiplano - mile 15072 South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » Cusco
October 22nd 2009 Peru & the Incas - mile 15,335 South America » Peru » Puno » Puno
October 27th 2009 Southern Peru - mile 15,950 South America » Peru » Arequipa » Colca Canyon
October 29th 2009 Northern Chile - mile 16,764 South America » Chile » Atacama » El Salvador
November 6th 2009 Andean Passes - mile 17,854 South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago
November 12th 2009 The Lake District of Chile & Argentina - mile 19073 South America » Chile » Los Lagos » Futaleufu
November 16th 2009 Chilean Patagonia via the Carretera Austral - mile 19,587 South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » Los Antiguos
November 18th 2009 Argentine Patagonia via Ruta 40 - mile 20,015 South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Calafate
November 22nd 2009 Northern Patagonia - mile 20,438 South America » Chile » Magallanes » Torres del Paine
November 25th 2009 Tierra del Fuego - mile 20,989 South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Ushuaia
December 5th 2009 Heading north - mile 23,192 South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires
December 14th 2009 Chiloe - part 1 South America » Chile » Los Lagos » Chiloé Island » Ancud
December 23rd 2009 Chiloe - part 2 South America » Chile » Los Lagos » Chiloé Island » Castro
December 24th 2009 Happy Christmas South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires
December 27th 2009 Christmas with Capybaras. South America » Brazil » Paraná » Foz do Iguaçu » Iguaçu National Park
January 4th 2010 New Year & the Dakar South America » Uruguay » West » Colonia del Sacramento
January 9th 2010 The Falkland Islands South America » Falkland Islands » Jason Islands
January 13th 2010 Out at Sea South America » South Georgia » South Georgia
January 14th 2010 South Georgia - Salisbury Plain South America » South Georgia » South Georgia
January 15th 2010 South Georgia South America » South Georgia » South Georgia
January 18th 2010 More time at Sea Oceans and Seas » Southern » Scotia Sea
January 19th 2010 Exploring the Weddell Sea Antarctica » Antarctica
January 20th 2010 The Weddell Sea - following in Nordenskjold's footsteps Antarctica » Antarctica » Hope Station
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