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Pat Around the Americas 2012

On the off chance that you folks might find this of interest, here is the link to my blog regarding preparations for my trip from TDF to Alaksa next year.

Happy reading, and perhaps I´ll catch you on the road.

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Thumbs up might find you on the way

Hey Pat,

we are goiing the same way, but we leave on the 18 of december with a ro-ro ship in Antwerp. our trip starts in BA 4 weeks later, than going south to Ushaia and than as far to the nord as we can get.

Maybe we will find you on the way.
I'm also writing a blog, but unfortunatly it is in Flemisch.
www.kisstheride.blogspot.com

I'am thing about a small topic on in with the headlines in english (but my written english is not that great
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Hey Pat,

we are goiing the same way, but we leave on the 18 of december with a ro-ro ship in Antwerp. our trip starts in BA 4 weeks later, than going south to Ushaia and than as far to the nord as we can get.

Maybe we will find you on the way.
I'm also writing a blog, but unfortunatly it is in Flemisch.
www.kisstheride.blogspot.com

I'am thing about a small topic on in with the headlines in english (but my written english is not that great
Johan
Looks like you will be a few months ahead of me - but please don´t use up all the road

I love the title of your blog by the way.

Have a blast.
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Here is the latest offering. Less than 2 months to go now, and time is flying!

Pat Around the Americas

Very many thanks to all you folks who have been sending good wishes. I hope the blog turns into something you will find of interest and entertaining.

And - who knows - we may well meet on the road.
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Hey Pat! would be nice meeting you @ Rio Gallegos (600km north from Ushuaia)
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Mexico City

You are welcome to stay with us if you come through Mex City. We will put you up, show you around and may even throw in breakfast. All you have to do is the dishes.
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Good luck!! 144 days left to go for us... and we will hope to see you on your way up when we are on the way down.

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Cheers Sara - have a good ride south.

Many thanks Garry. Your hospitality is becoming legend! But I'm probably going to be skirting the east coast, and therefore miss the city and the chance to meet up. That said... who knows...

Manolito - thanks for posting. I'm certainly planning to head your way. I'll send you a post once I have a better idea of a date. Hasta pronto

Many thanks all.

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Manolito - thanks for posting. I'm certainly planning to head your way. I'll send you a post once I have a better idea of a date. Hasta pronto

Many thanks all.

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Thanks again for the messages - and its that time again folks - so for those with an interest you can find my latest ramblings on trip prep available at:

http://www.patonabike.blogspot.com/2...wn-blog-2.html

I´ve also updated some of the additional information pages, and added the facility to subscribe - so you can get a little email message when I update the site when on the road. Not long now - hope there is no snow in Patagonia!!

Hope you like - I like!

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The Final Countdown - now available at a website near you: Pat Around the Americas

Here is me and Idris at James Cargo, Heathrow. Not long now!
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Cheers Sara - have a good ride south.

Many thanks Garry. Your hospitality is becoming legend! But I'm probably going to be skirting the east coast, and therefore miss the city and the chance to meet up. That said... who knows...

Manolito - thanks for posting. I'm certainly planning to head your way. I'll send you a post once I have a better idea of a date. Hasta pronto

Many thanks all.

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Pat, you really should call in and see Garry and Ivonne, they looked after us for a while and we had a great time. You won't meet nicer people. The best of luck on the trip.

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Hi Pat

Hope you enjoy your trip as much as me and Mark (Bushman) enjoyed ours !

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Heya Pat

Groovy trip you have planned, we are starting at Alaska on May 3rd 2012, over to Canada to D2D, up to the top to Tuktayatuk then like Sarah and Daniel we are heading south so hope to cross paths swap stories, info and

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GOOD LUCK!! Cant wait to follow your posts. We are just starting the recheck of the gear as you did and get rid of the duplication. Daniel is trying for at least 2 uses per item..Ha ha. T minus 96 for us. Sara PS looks like you dropped those stone you were trying to. Dan had to try on his riding pants this week....phew still fit
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