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Exclamation Tour South America Sep 2012

Hi,

My name is Dave and I'm a 24 male living in Perth Australia. Currently planning a trip through south america retracing the epic journey of Che Guevara starting off in Buenos Aires, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela. With everything going to plan leaving sometime in mid september 2012.

Was looking for a mate to join me on the life changing journey or part of the way as it would be great to have someone share the experience with.

Also any tips or advice would be much appreciated as i have limited experiece in planning such a long trip!

Cheers Dave
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shiping the bike

start bay shiping yuor bike to chile instead cheapear and easier whil save yuo a lot off dolars the cost in chile is 85000 chile pesos and thats cheap remembear bea thear one time to coleckt the bike the cost off storage in chile is about 70.000 pesos a day so dont be lait count 1 day in santiago and 1 day in valparaiso four the papear whork but no problem then yuo can colect it att the custom storige huose when it arivs .iff yuo ship it to buenos aires it whil be a lot more trubeal and dollars gooood luck
i stayd in vina del mar much nicer place than valparaiso and the hostel che lagarto is near the buss to wear yuo pick yuor bike from iff yuo book one line cheapear to stay in the hostel
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Heya Dave

We will be floating around there as well ,we leave Alaska June 2012 and head south so we will see if we can cross paths and ride and some stage.

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Hi Dave

I'm Lou, 32 from the UK but living in Perth as well. I've been here over a year and a half and planning South America in May/June 2012, not quite decided if to do it on a bike yet (or have enough dollars!).
Anyway, before I came to Oz, I rode a bike from Dubai to Alaska with my then partner all through Middle East, Europe and Canada, Alaska for around 9 months. 2 years later, I'm back to dreaming of far away places again and South America is the mission still to be completed!
If you want to meet up and I'll give you some tips etc for life on the road on a bike, I'd be more than happy to!
Just let me know and I'll email you my number.

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Heya Dave

We will be floating around there as well ,we leave Alaska June 2012 and head south so we will see if we can cross paths and ride and some stage.

Our site Two Moto Kiwis

Hey Andi + Ellen ,

That would be awesome to ride with you guys do a bit of an ANZAC tour. Nice work on your blog just checked it out and i reckon we could definitely cross paths, how are you guys going with all your preperation for the trip?

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Hi Dave

I'm Lou, 32 from the UK but living in Perth as well. I've been here over a year and a half and planning South America in May/June 2012, not quite decided if to do it on a bike yet (or have enough dollars!).
Anyway, before I came to Oz, I rode a bike from Dubai to Alaska with my then partner all through Middle East, Europe and Canada, Alaska for around 9 months. 2 years later, I'm back to dreaming of far away places again and South America is the mission still to be completed!
If you want to meet up and I'll give you some tips etc for life on the road on a bike, I'd be more than happy to!
Just let me know and I'll email you my number.

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Heya Lou,

Wow Dubai to Alaska sounds pretty epic, yeah i would love to meet up + definitely need a few tips as this will be my first trip.

My email is

davidlikessailing@hotmail.com

Cheers Dave
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start bay shiping yuor bike to chile instead cheapear and easier whil save yuo a lot off dolars the cost in chile is 85000 chile pesos and thats cheap remembear bea thear one time to coleckt the bike the cost off storage in chile is about 70.000 pesos a day so dont be lait count 1 day in santiago and 1 day in valparaiso four the papear whork but no problem then yuo can colect it att the custom storige huose when it arivs .iff yuo ship it to buenos aires it whil be a lot more trubeal and dollars gooood luck
i stayd in vina del mar much nicer place than valparaiso and the hostel che lagarto is near the buss to wear yuo pick yuor bike from iff yuo book one line cheapear to stay in the hostel

Hey mate,

Thanks for the tips, was actually thinking of buying a bike over there in BA, as shipping a bike all the way from Australia is way too expensive! Sounds like you have a bit of experience
What bike did you use for your trip?
Is it easy to buy a bike in BA?

Cheers Dave
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Hey Andi + Ellen ,

how are you guys going with all your preperation for the trip?

Cheers Dave
Heya Dave

Unorganised chaos

Actually trip prep is going well so is saving and generally all coming together pretty nicely, one or two moments of WTF and HTF but we are going forward.

Cheers for the props on our site, it is our first crack at something like that so we are be propelled into the new world of blogging etc.

Snowing today here in Wanaka New Zealand so good prep for Prudhoe and Ushuaia
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Looks like SA is going to be busy next year, see ya down there

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Hi Dave

We leave Vancouver for Inuvik at the end of June 2012 then head south to Ushuaia. Hope we cross paths with you ! www.worldwideride.ca our site is almost up, but our youtube channel is functional. Have fun planning. We will for sure meet the twomoto kiwis!! Sara & Daniel
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Hi Dave

We leave Vancouver for Inuvik at the end of June 2012 then head south to Ushuaia. Hope we cross paths with you ! www.worldwideride.ca our site is almost up, but our youtube channel is functional. Have fun planning. We will for sure meet the twomoto kiwis!! Sara & Daniel
Leaving the east coast 1st August, going to Ontario to visit people for a couple of days and then heading for Mexico, will probably see you guys along the road somewhere. It's only Nov 2011 but I'm getting cranked already

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we are daniel@worldwideride.ca and sara@worldwideride.ca

keep in touch love to meet up with fellow Canadians in SA. We love Nova Scotia! Sara
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Hey andi + Ellen,

Yeah i hear you, so much to plan and organise can sometimes
get lost in the detail eh?

Got a couple of questions to throw at ya that i couldnt suss out from your blog, if thats sweet?
Are you guys learning any spanish heard that it was kinda
essential to get around south america?

Have you got everyday planned like where you are staying and
how many k's you are going to clock each day or is it just a general
plan that gets worked out along the trip?

Cheers dave
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Heya Dave

Unorganised chaos

Actually trip prep is going well so is saving and generally all coming together pretty nicely, one or two moments of WTF and HTF but we are going forward.

Cheers for the props on our site, it is our first crack at something like that so we are be propelled into the new world of blogging etc.

Snowing today here in Wanaka New Zealand so good prep for Prudhoe and Ushuaia
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Hey Sara ANd daniel,

Yeah was looking at the trip the twomoto kiwis are doing and it isquite similar to yours. Would be awesome to meet up with both you guys, as i'm still planning and pretty flexible would be great if we could organise to all ride a bit together. Will keep and eye out for your site and hopefully we can make something happen

Whats your email aswell

Cheers Dave


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We leave Vancouver for Inuvik at the end of June 2012 then head south to Ushuaia. Hope we cross paths with you ! www.worldwideride.ca our site is almost up, but our youtube channel is functional. Have fun planning. We will for sure meet the twomoto kiwis!! Sara & Daniel
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hey,

definitely the place to be, when are you guys goin to be travelling through the area and what places are you hitting up?

Cheers Dave

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