Category Archives: Chile

9. Antofagasta to Sucre

Moving away from both Antofagasta and the Pacific Ocean, I slowly traversed through the Atacama desert and into higher the elevations of the Bolivian Altiplano (high plains). Although the days would stay sunny and warm, with the gradual elevation increase, … Continue reading

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8. Pichilemu to Antofagasta

The last few weeks I have moved relatively quickly up the coastline of Chile. The road has brought me both very close to the water´s edge and far enough inland to forget an ocean actually exists in this world. There … Continue reading

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7. Puerto Montt to Pichilemu

After meeting up with my much anticipated visitors Andy and Stevie, the three gringos from old Colorado glory days were reunited. With my bike now back in fully working condition, we said goodbye to Puerto Montt (not a second too … Continue reading

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6. Coyhaique to Puerto Montt (Carretera Austral Part 2)

It is said that an adventure only starts when everything goes wrong. I have heard that quote from so many sources in different variations that I almost feel bad using it here. Almost With that definition in mind, at certain … Continue reading

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5. El Calafate to Coyhaique (Carretera Austral Part 1)

It turns out I lied. I´m now in the town of Coyhaique halfway through the Carretera Austral and decided it was a good time for a rest. Speaking in relative terms for the region, this is a full fledged city … Continue reading

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4. From Porvenir to El Calafate (Back in Argentina)

With the 2 1/2 hour ferry ride across the Strait of Magellan, I am now officially off the island of Tierra del Fuego. Despite what might first come to mind, Tierra del Fuego (translated to Land of Fire) does not … Continue reading

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3. Tierra del Fuego to Mainland SA

Just like any kind of homework, it seems like the hardest part was just getting started. Once I actually got on the road, all my nervousness and doubts went away pretty quick. That doesn’t mean that the trip has gone … Continue reading

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