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January 10th 2011
Published: January 10th 2011
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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! I'm a touch late I know but here in South America they don't actually celebrate Christmas until mid February or New Year until late March (fact) so I can be forgiven. Prior to letting you know what I've been up to I want to wish you & yours all the best for 2011 & I truly hope to say hello & share a drink with you at somepoint during the year. You&#... Read Full Entry



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Hour after hour of smooth, fast tarmac. Peru.Hour after hour of smooth, fast tarmac. Peru.
Hour after hour of smooth, fast tarmac. Peru.

I behaved as best I could, for as long as I could. Nazca to Cusco, one truly amazing piece of tarmac.
4am Peru. Andy & Patrick on route to Machu Picchu.4am Peru. Andy & Patrick on route to Machu Picchu.
4am Peru. Andy & Patrick on route to Machu Picchu.

Reluctantly we had to walk the last four hours due to all the landslides.
Just like the film 'Stand by me'.Just like the film 'Stand by me'.
Just like the film 'Stand by me'.

Patrick on route to Machu Picchu, Peru.
Peru. Patrick & Damon.Peru. Patrick & Damon.
Peru. Patrick & Damon.

Settling a domestic about sat nav v map.
Peru.Peru.
Peru.

Patrick reckons the tunnel behind is natural, I disagree.
Southern Peru.Southern Peru.
Southern Peru.

Armco as kickstand.
Another fine mess.Another fine mess.
Another fine mess.

Andy & Patrick low on fuel in the Chilean desert thinking only a few miles more.



11th January 2011

Greetings
Brian, Reading your blog has certainly brightened up a miserable rainy day! Stay safe and stay in touch x
12th January 2011

Finally - another entry!
Hi Brian, You must just be having too much fun (noted the pictures of the Latin beauties) - but for us couch potatoes at home, who check every day for more of your exciting, humorous tales - WRITE MORE OFTEN. Ride safe, Rich

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