Punta Arenas – Chile

Punta Arenas – Chile

Punta Arenas – December 3 to 5 2011 Punta Arenas is just a town. It has some lovely buildings in the main square but again it is the natural beauty that brings the travellers. It’s cold and bleak but that is to be expected as we head further south.    ...
Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine – December 1 & 2 The natural beauty of this part of South America is hard to beat. After dragging ourselves away from El Chalten and El Calafete we head to Puerto Natales, the nearest town to the Torres del Paine National Park. There is another...
Back over the Andes – on the dirt

Back over the Andes – on the dirt

November 18 to November 22, 2011 Bariloche in Argentina to Chile Chico in, where else but Chile     Before we leave the volcanic ash we head out for a loop around the lake. The wind has cleared some of the ash away and we can see the Andes towering over the...
The lakes district of Chile and Argentina

The lakes district of Chile and Argentina

November 12 to November 17, 2011     Our first stop was the wonderful lakeside town of Pucon in Chile. They say it’s the chicest town in Chile. We found it a great place to chill with some great sites, good food, good wines and marvellous people. Riding in...
The Red Baron has landed in Chile

The Red Baron has landed in Chile

The crate – undamaged – arrives Our first glilmpse of the bike Brian hard at work in the blazing sun Shirley – be seen be safe The Melbourne bike at the Mebourne Cafe – Valparaiso Chile The Melbourne Bike at the Melbourne Cafe –...
Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

Jorg and Daniel with ‘fellow Melbournians” Organised chaos Our view Our sardine can on wheels – sad isn’t it? An amazing beach house at Zapallar Abandoned restaurant with the tsunami escape route Sunset over Con Con Beach San Cristobal –...