it s been a while so just to catch up after puerto madryn heading south to ushuaia
at puerto santa cruz met a brazilian bike nice guy we had a few glasses of wine together next morning on thwe road again to rio gallegos once again hard riding with the wind from ther i went to the ferry that after chilie customs for about an hour not bad the ferry was a bit rough then on finaly on T DF then the tarmac ran out and dirt roads with the wind is no fun made it to san sabastian small hostil there as i was parking the bike a gust of wind blew me and tthe bike over good end to the day but the hostil was a rip off 50 dollors us and the power went off by 9 oclock do not recomend this place next morning after anothe 10 mile argentinan border low and behold tarmac on the road again made it to ushuaia about lunch time the ride was hard untill the mountains then the wind droped
any way it was time to find a hotel and reat up going out to the park tommorow
friday the 18th i lsft Benito Juraze about 9 heading south to BAHIA BLANCA full of trucks from the port not a nice place then took the 22 to roo colorado on the 251 couple of thunder storms but not to bad then back on the 3 to purto madryn
about 630 miles in all today ran off the road twice by nuty truck drivers they are biger than me so i hhad to go on the verge, About 350 miles was agross the pampas straight roads with a sea of scrub as far as you could se in any direction
the ride was boring to the bottom of the barrel did se some wild life a COUPLE OF REAS AND LOTS POF HAWKS also had a electrical problem charching light was coming on and no lights on the dash if the road is like this all the way to TDF i might head west and look for some roads with bends the road servic most of the way is like your hollding on to a jack hammer still se what come having
2 days in purto madryn one to cure the short and to go whale whaching
sat spent the morning looking for an auto electrican whent all over town
then this one garage owner took me to his friends shop across town where
he found the short cross fingers hope its ok now and the shop owner would not take any payment all the people i have met so far are so helpfull they go out of there way to be as helpfull as they can now just going to chill the rest of the day
thats all for now folks geoff the lost biker
its Saturday the 12/10/13 and at last everything is done I took the bike to the airport on Monday to James cargo for shipping to Buenos Aires I follow out on the 15th its been a long time in the planning now its time to get the show on the road I cant wait there has been lots of trials to get every thing done and I have had a lot of help from friends and family so to all of you thanks .the out line of my trip is fairly lose from B/A I will head south to T DF then back up through Argentina Chile Paraguay Bolivia Peru Ecuador Columbia then on to panama from there on its se what comes. I will up date as I go with photos as well
Geoff the lost biker
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