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Old 26 Nov 2010
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100.000km around Americas by an old VESPA

ciao to everybody!!
I'm travelling around the American continent by a VESPA of 40years old! I'm crazy, but I saw I m not alone here eeheheh!!
I started in may in NYC and I arrived to DeadHorse (alaska)...it was not simple for my small, small wheels the Dalton hwy... but my Vespa was the first Vespa to arrive to the top of continent, I'm proud about it!
now I'm arrived in Venezuela (40.000km done). the plan is to arrive in Patagonia and come back to NYC (about 100.000km)...
I don't know when I'll finish...my speed it s a little bit more than a bike (70km/h)... but I'll finish!!I want to close the circle around this beautiful continent!!!!
If you want watch some pictures here s my blog:

I hope to meet someone of you on the rest of my road!!!
good gas to everybody!
Ilario Lavarra
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Hi Ilario, it`s really impressive that you are covering all that distance on your vespa especially due to the load you must be carrying and the road conditions along your way. Godd to know you have done great so far. Have plenty of fun. Nice pictures.

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Old 26 Nov 2010
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a little help

heyy brother im traveling across the south part of south america in a yamaha ag 100 if you are in montevideo visit me!! contact at lemes54@hotmail.com uruguay is awesome!!
ride safely
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Hi Ilario,
I had the pleasure of meeting you at the south rim of the Grand Canyon,some months back,I was on my KLR. Great you are still Vesperating along,have been following your progress on your site,but if you could post a report on this forum in English,I am sure there would be a lot of interest.
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hi to everybody!!!and thank s!!!
now I m in Ciudad Bolivar, next days I m going to visit Salto Angel!

yes I ll contact you for sure!! 3-4days, just to come back from the tour to Salto Angel, ok? thank s man!

hey Ben Holl..(privacy ;-) )), yes I rimember!!!I rimember our conversation at mc donald s!! how was the trip by helicopter? it s also thank to you I know this great site! if you want send me an email, so I show you our picture

ciao to everybody!!so excited to visit Salto Angel!!
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Old 29 Nov 2010
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Hello Ilario, have a fantastic trip!

Greetings from Nicola in Mantova, Italy.
Nick and his 2010 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré
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Vespa's rule

What a great adventure man..
I've got an old vespa at home. Of all the bike's i have riden, she gave me the most pleasure for shore!! I’m going to try the SA trip on a Suzuki 125.
Hope to see you on the road,
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hi Hoeky!what kind of vespa do you have?anyway, have a nice trip by your small suzuky!
grazie Nicola, magari ci si vede nel bel paese

Ilario from Manaus, Amazonian Rainforest, brazil!
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ciao guys!!
how are you?!
now i m in Salvador...and I think to be in Rio de Janeiro for the last of the year... do you know someone can host me for some (4-5) nights?
thank s a lot!!
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Hi Vespanda,

I suggest if you need to find a place to stay on the cheap get hooked up with the couch surf site: CouchSurfing - Participate in Creating a Better World, One Couch At A Time

Good luck with the rest of your trip.. I'm following your blog.

If you come near the Canadian West coast give me a call.

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a video of these 9 month travelling:
YouTube - con te partirò... per il continente! From Deadhorse to Ushuaia

ps thank s Trevor!
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