Argentina 2003: First Annual HU Travellers Meeting
Viedma, Argentina, December 5-8, 2003
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"We are very, very happy, because all in our meeting was very good. We want to thank you both, because without your work it couldn't be possible. We had more people that we expected and they left Viedma happier than we thought too.
We must also thank all the travellers that forgave our mistakes and helped us with the organization. During the time of the meeting we have all been a big family, we ate BBQs, had a few beer and some wine, we rode our motorbikes around the city and we went to see the sea lion research, and we sailed in the river on a ship.
We want to thank each person who was in our meeting:
Bob Morley, MIck O'Mallem, Sandy Methben and Michael Groves, Simon Milwards, David Ward and Sam Beasley-Suffolk.
Frank MÃ¼ller, Mika Kuhn, Daniel Welsch, JÃ¶rg Zimpel, Mark Reichmann, Klaus Reichmann, JÃ¶rg Kauschke, Marcus Paffrath and Bernd Hoffmann.
Martin Wielicki and Joanna Robinson.
Sandra and Javier Kaper, (BA), and Julio from Puerto Madryn, who rode from 6 PM and arrived at 10:30 PM Friday - he drove 500 km in around 4 and a half hours in the rain to get to the meeting. Also three local riders and of course Oscar and family.
Special thanks to Mika Kuhn for his great help.
Oscar Knecht, HU Argentina Meeting Organiser
Comments from Travellers that were there:
"The week end in Viedma with all the travellers at the Horizons Meeting was great. Most of you were there and it was a pleasure for us to know you" Sandra and Javier Kaper, (Argentina)
more to come...
for next years meeting date see the Meetings index page. Date is usually second weekend in December
If you're heading for South America - and of course you want to be in Ushuaia for the Christmas / New Years Parties, make a point of including Viedma in your plans - it will be worth while!
Photos from Oscar:
Getting There - GPS, Maps
40Â° 49' South 62Â° 59' West.
Viedma is right on the main highway heading south from Buenos Aires. Hard to miss! You won't have a problem finding the campsite once you get there, just ask for the moto-travellers campground, or the campground by the river. Phone Oscar for information if you have trouble. 02920-424096.
See the Viedma Community page.