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Ushuaia Meetup - Christmas 2008

I'm reading several threads of HU members riding in South America this year. Several have stated they hope to be in Ushuaia for Christmas. This is our goal as well.

Is there any interest in planning a meetup for Ushuaia for Christmas 2008? I don't want to confuse this with a full blown Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Travellers Meeting and this is why I'm using the term "meetup".

We'll be on the road so it will be difficult to plan activities, etc. but it would be great for like minded adventurers to meetup, share stories and have a Christmas Party together. It would also give us something to shoot for.

BTW, there is a planned HU Meeting for Viedma, Argentina sometime in December. I haven't seen the dates for this organized HU Meeting.

By way of introduction, we are a couple who will be riding 2-up on a R12GSA from Canada starting in September 2008.

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Thumbs up see ya there

I`ll be there for the xmas session mate. All going rosy that is........ im on a KLR, on my lonesome & will probably be very beardy and smelly by then.... see ya there : )

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I`ll be there for the xmas session mate. All going rosy that is........ im on a KLR, on my lonesome & will probably be very beardy and smelly by then.... see ya there : )

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Hey Simon... already a response. That's awesome.

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Count me in for Ushuaia Xmas party.
I'm on a Dominator and will also be (certainly) smelly and (probably) beardy.
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I will be there, too. Buddy and I leaving Colorado at the end of September on KLRs.
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You guys are welcome to drop by in San Jose. just le me know.

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christmas

me and my land cruiser (oh yes and wife) are landing in buenos aries in early november and planning on being in Ushaia for xmas, i look forward to seeing yu and picking your brains!!

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Wow... this is really growing

In less than 2 days we have several different people announcing plans to be in the 'Land of Fire' at the world's southernmost city for Christmas. This is great.

PS... I read somewhere that Ushuaia has it's own micro-brewery! Yoo Hoo!
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ps will drinking be allowed??
Blimey! I hope so.
I have wanted to go to Fire-Land since someone told me was 2p a litre in 1983.
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+ 1 more 2008 Ushuaia xmas

My stink + beard is really weather dependent . I'll be on an f650gs, solo.
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Two friends of mine (from France on R80GS) and my self (from Luxembourg on Yam Super-Ténéré) are planning a trip from Valpo to Ushuaia starting mid December. On xmas we are still on the way, but on New Years Eve we will be in Ushuaia.
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Put me down as a 'maybe'. Should be in Viedma for the December meet, and I'll decide then. Gotta ride the Carraterra Austral before they pave it, but Christmas camping in Ushuaia's windy desolation never really appealed - especially with tropical beaches and honking cities in range.

Will be good to finally share an overseas , Simon...

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Put me down as a 'maybe'. Should be in Viedma for the December meet, and I'll decide then. Gotta ride the Carraterra Austral before they pave it, but Christmas camping in Ushuaia's windy desolation never really appealed - especially with tropical beaches and honking cities in range.

Will be good to finally share an overseas , Simon...

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Nice one Dan - if not Ushuaia, then elsewhere for sure...
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sounds like a plan

I hope to be in the area then too,I hope to meet up with some of you between the mid of oct and viedma dec 6/7.
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