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Food coma in Salta

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(September 23-24 – written by Dave) We are enjoying our downtime in Salta.  It is a very relaxed city.  In fact based on what some of the locals tell us, Salta is the “chill-out” capitol of the Argentina.  People don’t … Continue reading

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Spring flowers – San Salvador de Jujuy to Salta (97k/21,295k, 2,400 ft)

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(September 22 – written by Dave) Today we started with another Argentinean brekkie in terms of serving size but as most of it was homemade by our hospedaje’s owner, well, it was orders of magnitude better in taste.  It may … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung –  Humahuaca to San Salvador de Jujuy (129k/21,199k, 1,260 ft)

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(September 21 – written by Dave) Today we had one of those Argentinean brekkies that we’d been warned about.  That is, coffee and a handful of diamond shaped bread bits.  I say bits because you could eat them in one … Continue reading

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Roadside meetings – Abra Pampa to Humahuaca (87k/21,070, 1,350 ft)

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(September 20 – written by Dave) Today we left the hotel about 8AM – on the way out meeting the resident dog that we’d heard so much about – he is big.  Nancy wanted to take him with us but … Continue reading

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Day one in Argentina – La Quiaca to Abra Pampa (74k/21,983k, 700 ft)

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(September 19 – written by Dave) We rose this morning with low expectations for a hearty brekkie at our first Argentinean hotel.  We heard and read that they don’t do brekkie well here.  I’m happy to report that at least … Continue reading

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Argentina! – Tupiza to La Quiaca (93k/20,909k, 4,010 ft)

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(September 18 – written by Dave) We made it to Argentina!  Woohoo.  We have flags on the back of our bikes that say Alaska to Argentina so if we stopped now, we would have at least achieved the flag goal.  … Continue reading

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Butch and Sundance in Bolivia

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(September 17 – written by Dave) Yesterday and today we have been staying in the Butch Cassidy Hostel in Tupiza, Bolivia.  According to some historical tellings (there appear to be many), it was near Tupiza that Butch (Robert Parker) and … Continue reading