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Old 9 Oct 2008
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hopefully we reach ushuiaia with my bmw in the end of feb/beginning of march 09.is there anyone who will share a shipping-container to germany?

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happy to join you guys in jan 09
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How was the trip and was it much trouble to fly the bike from Panama to Bogota and how much did it cost you because I am leaving this sunday for BA and will also have to fly the same way.
Pat The Bouc from Montreal

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have just completed part 1 from anchorage to panama city,transported my bmw 1150 adventure by air with girag to bogota.plan is to start part 2 at the end of 08 from bogota with my wife.we love hot showers+asphalt!how are the actual roadconditions on the carretera austral between puerto mont and the lago buenos aires?and on the 40 between perito moreno and ushuiaia?can we handle this with normal tires?
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panammericana-answer to pat the bouc

hi pat,you can bargain with girag -mailto:comercialpty@girag.com.- .their price in february08 was 550 dollars all inclusive from PAN to BOG.when i arrived mid september they wanted 1550 !we brouhgt it down to 750 cash.it was very easy with very few paperwork.disconnect the battery, tell them there is only very few fuel and leave them your bike one day before the early morning flight.with some luck you can get it in the cargo area in BOG the next day,i had no luck,i had to wait for one more day.but BOG was so interesting -so i did not mind.it is anyway easier to go there by bus+taxy.rest of the trip was smooth +easy.bordercrossing between the so called bananarepublics was much faster and easier with the support of tramitadores,this are eager young guys who take 10 dollars for a 2 hour job.dont forget:it is very rainy in middleamerica.good luck+safary njema
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panamericana,reply to rolling kiwi

hi kiwi,what are your plans?after one week in bogota we want to start southbound to calarca ,popayan+pasto at the 6th of january.columbia is not just the safest part of the trip.could be a better feeling to ride some days together. hasta luego,joerg
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no,no ,no,was not nescessary
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just sayin hi, may meet down the road . I fly to BA oct 18 and will be going to falls then mendoza and south .take care, fastfreddy fredec88@yahoo.ca
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