Monthly Archives: April 2014

North-ward bound

It was tough to pull ourselves away from Ushuaia. Not only did we enjoy some spectacular weather and the great company and hospitality of some new friends, but it also meant beginning the journey back home. Even though we have…

Malvinas

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On our way down to Ushuaia, we spent one night in Rio Grande, on the north part of the island of Tierra del Fuego. It happened to be the first of April, on the eve of the anniversary of Argentina’s…

Love in the land of fire

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Today is Día de la Novia (Girlfriend’s Day) here in Argentina, and the perfect day to deliver some heartening news. Guess what happened here? We got engaged! It was a lovely moment, as this was at the terminus of Ruta…

The end of the road

We have made it to Ushuaia! It is billed as ‘The Southernmost city in the world,’ although there is a small naval town, Puerto Williams, a bit farther south–across the Beagle Channel in Chile. I only found out recently that…

March in Pictures

Just in case it wasn’t totally obvious, yesterday’s post was an April fools. We will make it to Ushuaia today, and we still have a few more months of travel. Plus of course, we’d never let go of Milo. Or…

On our way back

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We were in Punta Arenas yesterday, and we decided that crossing the border twice and driving the extra 600 or so kilometers to Ushuaia doesn’t make sense. We’ve already seen most of Patagonia anyway. Just when we were talking about…