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Dakar Rally 2012 - Peru Meetup

I'm really hoping that I can make it to Peru for the start of the Dakar Rally 2012. Is anyone else hoping to go? Want to meetup?

Anyone have suggestions on where to enjoy the whole experience?
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Mate, I would start with checking out their website! It FINISHES in Lima...

Starts in Buenos Aires, which is in Argentina BTW

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I'm really hoping that I can make it to Peru for the start of the Dakar Rally 2012. Is anyone else hoping to go? Want to meetup?

Anyone have suggestions on where to enjoy the whole experience?
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I was not up on this! The Dakar coming to Peru. I had planned to be in Peru January 24th, but maybe I can move it up 2 weeks!
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Anybody going to be in BA for the start in Jan 2013?

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Hi,

Im planing to catch the rallye and take fotos just before and one day after there rest day in Copiapo. They are probably too fast to follow them all the way + to take fotos + to sleep but i will try anyway

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Mate, I would start with checking out their website! It FINISHES in Lima...

Starts in Buenos Aires, which is in Argentina BTW
Even better, it will give me a little more time to get to Peru. Hoping to see the Nasca to Pisco to Lima legs. Hopefully it will be possible traveling on the highway.
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Anybody going to be in BA for the start in Jan 2013?

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I plan to start in BA Jan 2012 and be back in BA jan 2013....not sure what time i will arrive though, what time is dinner?
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I plan to start in BA Jan 2012 and be back in BA jan 2013....not sure what time i will arrive though, what time is dinner?
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I find I get hungry about 1730 - 1800hrs but then a few cold s and lots of discussion are usually good before a meal so plan on arriving a little early why don't you.

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Ok cocktails at 17.30, see you at the bar. I will wear filthy riding gear and a beard that ZZ Top would be proud of so that you recognise me

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Ok cocktails at 17.30, see you at the bar. I will wear filthy riding gear and a beard that ZZ Top would be proud of so that you recognise me

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Tell you what, meet me at the start of the Dakar in 13 and I'll buy the first round, I imagine my gear will be about as filthy but no beard because I'm as pure as the wind driven snow and I have to maintain my image.

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I heading out to BA and will be there for the start of the Dakar - Jan 2012 !! anyone fancy a hook up for this years rally and sink a few cold ones !

bike will be parked at Dakar motos hostel and i'm renting an apartment in town




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I will be watching stage 1 when they go through Monte Hermoso
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I am planning to see the start of the Dakar. Get me an address andI will join you. Dave
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We'll try to catch a glimpse of the rally a few das south of Lima, no idea when and where yet. Will be there probably with a bunch of other overlanders and bikers from Colombia and Ecuador!
Think visiting the finish in Lima is quite costly, as all hotels will be fully booked etc.

If anyone wants to meet: just contact me.
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