Monthly Archives: May 2014

The final countdown

We are going home TOMORROW! I’ve thought about home so much as a mental escape that it has become hard to believe it is a real place, far away, where we will be transported overnight through the magic of aviation.…

Violence and security

After money, the number-two topic that people like to ask us about our trip is safety. I first heard it from my friend’s uncle in Utah. She had told me he had taken a similar road trip through Central America…

Signs

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Here is a little gallery of some of the signs we saw on the road in Patagonia. Useful information or good advice in every one of them.

One last night camping

We spent one last night in the van, at Andean Roads, the place our friend and fellow VW fanatic Cris owns north of Buenos Aires. In the morning, we organized the van in order to ship it back to California.…

Punta Alta

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We spent the last several days in my home town, Punta Alta. It makes sense: a short 700Km drive from Buenos Aires, here we have family, friends, showers, internet, and my childhood house to stay in. We spent the time…

The Big Decision

Over the past few weeks, we made our biggest decision yet: when to go home. It is a decision we have been avoiding for a while—not because our life in San Francisco is so dreadful, but because thinking of home…