January 2023- Argentina After the fun flavors of a Welsh tea room the scenery really began to change. We found ourselves on long, boring stretches of highway, with seldom another vehicle. But what we did see plenty of were Nandu and Guanaco. Check out these photos. (I apologize for the blurriness, it is either … More A fighter jet, broken steel and windy roads!
December 2022 The end of the calendar year is closing in on us, and we found ourselves in nearly the center of Argentina! I suspect that not many travelers go this way, as there are few support services. But using iOverlander app and some navigational logic we were able to find two very interesting spots … More Underwater dreams and Mennonites speaking Spanish!
December 2022 After a brief run through the edge of Uruguay we were back in Argentina to have a peaceful new year. We just have a few days left with our Korean/Latino son, Myungsu and we want to make the best of them. Swimming, nature and a big city for the fun. Our campsite offered … More America and Lincoln, Argentina
December 2022 With all the dog paperwork prepared, we were ready to cross the border to Uruguay from Argentina. This was to be a quick visit, as we didn’t find much we wanted to see or do there. But some hot springs and an interesting cannery tour lie ahead. But first, a detour to … More Uruguay- briefly!
December 2022- We entered Argentina at a tiny border crossing, off of a ferry boat. After a full day of heat, travel and paperwork we were ready to relax. We found a quiet riverside campsite and had some delicious deserts. Then we found more mission ruins! These Jesuit missions were created before the present country … More Argentina- adding the flag and winning the cup!
December, 2022 In the last post we shared some photos and videos of Iguazu Falls, Brazil. It was a beautiful day. Then we returned to our grassy, tree-shrouded campsite to await the arrival of our friend. Mike used this time to change the front brakes on the truck. Mechanical work in a campground always draws … More Brazil to Paraguay with a friend!
Iguazu Falls, Brazil December, 2022 This post contains video and photo. If it is not working correctly on your device, please let me know through the contact tab. Thank you. We arrived to the city of Foz do Iguacu, Brazil in the middle of a heat wave. I think I mentioned the heat and humidity … More Iguazu Falls- one of the wonders of the world!
November/December 2022 We finally got everything cleaned up and packed up in the camper and truck. But the truly hard part was saying goodbye to our farm-family. These folks mean so much to us and took such great care of us. But we have a journey to complete here in South America. Leaving Dois Irmaos … More The Journey Begins Again
November 2022 The changes in the world and the limits of tourist visa renewal in Brazil had sent us back to the USA. We arrived in the USA in March of 2021 and traveled, visited friends, loved on precious grandbabies, bought land, bought and sold rigs and longed for our life on the road. You … More Returning to South America
January 2022 Remember when we were house sitting in New Mexico? We shared a photo of a huge radio dish that appeared to be on top of our camper. That photo was taken near a geocache in Pie Town, New Mexico. Here is a link to that post https://slowcarfasthouse.com/2023/01/03/question-what-to-do-now/ Pie Town, New Mexico has been … More What is a Pie Town Playground?