Day 69 The last two countries and macroeconomics lessons August 5th 2015 Distance driven today: 317 miles / 510 km
Cumulative distance driven: 12,928 miles / 20,806 km
Today’s trip: Tarija, Bolivia to Salta, Argentina
International border crossings: 1
After 3 hours of rather easy riding, we finally reached the border to Argentina today. During our enjoyable morning ride from Tarija in Bolivia we steadily descended, and before we knew it we had left ... read more
South America » Argentina » Salta » Salta 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
We are a dad and a daughter from Seattle on a double mission; to help a small part of the world increase its digital literacy, and at the same time ride the PanAmerican highway. Hence our name "Ride the world for reading"! We are both passionate about literacy and education, each in our own way, and this trip is our way of giving back to society in a way that combines our two passions, i.e. adventure travelling and education.
We plan to ride our BMW GS 1200 Adventure motorcycle from Fairbanks Alaska to Ushuaia in southern Argentina. The PanAmerican highway is the wo... full info