February 2023- Argentina Leaving the extreme mountain peaks for a bit, we headed into some vast flat regions. The highway was dull, but this little roadside stop offered some entertainment. As we pulled in we spotted these two foxes wrestling. We parked far enough away to watch without disturbing the two playful pals. After fox … More Foxes, legends and off road art hunting!
February 2023- Argentina We rolled in to the town of El Calafate and were immediately shocked by the level of tourism. This place was crawling with an international crowd of folks from varied backgrounds. We saw smelly backpackers rubbing elbows with the Tommy Hilfiger crowd at the local brew pubs. On the sidewalks we spotted … More El Calafate and Lago Argentina
January 2023- Chile From Puerto Natales we were able to explore the Torres Del Paine National Park. We were not interested in long, strenuous hikes, but rather slow drives, easy strolls and beautiful vistas. We were very fortunate to have good weather on the day we decided to drive through the park. The second day … More Torres Del Paine- Chile
January 2023- Argentina We spent a few nights beside various lakes on the next leg of our journey. One was calm and peaceful. The juxtaposition of the sky, earth and water created an optical illusion. First I will show you the photo that confuses the minds eye. Then, the photo that helps you sort out … More As far south as we can go……
January 2023- Chile/Argentina We made it across the international border between Argentina and Chile just before sunset. It was a long windy wait, but this cliffside campsite was awaiting us. We spent a windy, yet peaceful night there. Overlooking the ocean was fantastic. And in the night the full moon peeked through the clouds offering … More Repairing a leaf spring
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!
Argentina- 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 … 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- 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!