Argentina 2004: Second Annual HU Travellers Meeting

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Viedma, Argentina, December 3-5, 2004

The 2004 poster is here.

2005 poster and detailed not yet available, check here for more as it becomes available. Location and date approximately the same.

"...all was very good in the meeting, we had a great time, and lots of fun too. The weather didn't help us, so we only had five travellers bikes and five locals. Thanks very much to: Peter Slarke, Jessica Hartridge, Albert Hoermann, David Taylor, Bob Morley, Angie Cordano, Gino Lofredo, Amèrico Bustamante, Julio Grova, Hugo (transalp), and special thanks to the Commissioner of Viedma, Jorge Ferreira and his wife, he came to the meeting and invited us for a great lunch in the casino in La Boca beach.

The lineup, with banner, Argentina 2004 HU Meeting.

The lineup of desperados, from left to right: Julio, from Puerto Madryn, Hugo from Puerto Madryn; Bob from England; Javier from Buenos Aires; David from England, Sandra from Buenos Aires; Jess and Peter from England; Oscar, Viedma host; Albert from Austria; and Sergio from Bs. As.

turning parking a bike into a tv event ...

So much thanks too to Marcela Ely and all the girls that were working on all the details of the meeting. For the boss police of La Boca, Adalberto Cravota, that made a big job with the care for our bikes and the campsite at all times. The photos are coming in he next days, because I haven't a digital machine, and I need to get the photos from my friends.

See you next year! Oscar"

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La Loberia


Working up an appetite for the asado

You can help!

If you have a few minutes, please download the poster - (Adobe pdf format) and print off a few and hand them round your club or your local bike shop or anywhere seems like a good place.

(You may need to right click and choose "save target as...")

Poster in pdf format, in English (885kb) full colour A4

Thanks for the help!

The Rally Location

Near Viedma, Argentina

The location was in La Boca.


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Detail map - so far - of the location of the campground at Balneario Massini. DO check back just before the meeting to make sure this is the correct information.

Weather information

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Getting There - GPS, Maps

40° 49' South 62° 59' West.

Viedma is right on the main highway heading south from Buenos Aires. Hard to miss! You shouldn't have a problem finding the campsite once you get there, just ask for the campground by the river. Phone Oskar for information if you have trouble. 02920-424096.

Other Accommodation Possibilities

There are hotels in town, shouldn't be a problem.

Any suggestions anyone?

Information about the area

See the Viedma Community page.

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