Gravel, Dirt, Mud and Bullets November 20th 2009 OK No Bullets...
From Fuetaleufu we ride straight back onto the dirt and ride some tough but lovely tracks to the start of the Carretera Austral. This is a largely dirt (They are trying to tarmac it slowly) road connecting the top of Chile to the bottom built by Augusto Pinochet's Chilean Army in the 70's and 80's. It was originally only there for the army but opened to the public in the lat ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Calafate Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
Richard and Karen are dropping out for six months. We have let our house in Jersey go, packed in the jobs and are off with Globebusters to ride from Alaska to Argentina, on our BMW R1200GSA motorbike.... full info