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Old 24 Nov 2012
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All Roads lead to the moon Argentina to Alaska & Beyond

So tomorrow we leave a very Cold and dark Scotland for South America, after a few days in Buenos Aires we will hopefully start South to Ushuaia via the Viedima meeting before heading to Anchorage via various places then back South to tour the US. I'll be updating when I can, a trip I've been planning and dreaming about for a long time!

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Hi Rondelli

Good riding and keep us posted. Planninng Alaska to Ushuaia in 2014/2015. so will keep a close watch on your trip
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Hi Rondelli

Good riding and keep us posted. Planninng Alaska to Ushuaia in 2014/2015. so will keep a close watch on your trip
Will do, arrived in BA this morning, hopefully get the bikes tomorrow. Warm now, great to be away from the cold and dark!!
Need to meet up with Delbert for a later in the week
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Welcome to Argentina! hope it stays nic and warm in BA for you, we had rain late last week when we were there. Just in cast you thought it was too good :-)

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Fantastic guy's,

Look forward to the details of your trip. Currently in North-Africa and hope to be in BA beginning of next year.

Keep on rolling !!!
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Fantastic guy's,

Look forward to the details of your trip. Currently in North-Africa and hope to be in BA beginning of next year.

Keep on rolling !!!
Cheers Richard, maybe bump into you!
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Welcome to Argentina! hope it stays nic and warm in BA for you, we had rain late last week when we were there. Just in cast you thought it was too good :-)

Merv.
I know, forecast for the end of the week isn't great but it sure beats a cold Scotland (and work) Got your Kindle, will I leave it at Dakar or see you at Viedima?
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Liberated the bikes from Customs today (thanks to Sandra from Dakar Motos) had our first ride in South America , all 40 miles of back to Dakar Motos (I got lost)
Pic of Sandra and the bikes at Dakar Motos

Full story on Blog site www.ginoontour.blogspot.com

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So after a week spent chilling and acclimatising at Dakar Motos nd taking in the sights of Buenos Aires we are finally on the road. A short hop to Azul first to stay with “pollo” at the famous La Posta. This haven for travellers is indeed worth a visit, we were glad to be in the company of Karl, Marriano and his wife Natalia from Buenos Aires. Beer was taken, bikes were talked an we were lucky enough to be there at the same time as the local classic bike meeting, being a classic bike nut myself this was perfect. The weather up until today has been scorchio, last night and this morning its a bit cooler with heavy rain. Tomorrow we set off for the Hubb meeting at Viedma. Already we’ve settled in to the genuine warmth of the locals and the long straight and I have to say sometimes boring roads, we are in Sierra de la Ventana just now, a nice town with a great campsite “Camping Pariaso” just off the min street, the owner is very friendly and helpful and the toilets clean

La Posta

Nice bikes and weather

Making tea! ( after)
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if you need some kind of help, want a o anything just PM me.
I live in Rio Gallegos and i'll leave after Christmas.
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Hey look for us on your way up we will be on our way down! We left vancouver for Alaska June 22 and we are headed to Guatemala next week. Hope you have as great a time as we are. Look forward to your posts.

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will do I'm sure we'll pass somewhere!

Manilito, in Rio Gallegos at some point, I'll contact you when we're there maybe for a
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will do I'm sure we'll pass somewhere!

Manilito, in Rio Gallegos at some point, I'll contact you when we're there maybe for a
Gino
Manolito is a great guy. Say hi to him from me when you´re in Rio G.
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So after a fantastic time at Viedima at the HU meeting (Thanks Oscar & Nancy) we headed on Ruta 1 out of town for our first bit of ripio, at times it felt more like the Sahara!


Oscar & Nancy, great hosts for the Hubb meeting


Needing a wash

Perfect

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Hi Gino+Fiona!

We can't get on your blog...is that our problem or is something wrong..??

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