Category Archives: Americas trip


Greetings from WA

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(April 24, 2019 – written by Dave) First a word about the title of this blog… Back in 1999 when Nancy and I moved to Australia, we went out for dinner in a nice restaurant in Sydney.  Finding few good … Continue reading


Speeds and feeds – Alaska to Argentina trip summary

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(February 3, written by Dave and Nancy) We’re back in the real world.  Back to normal life.  Life is less complicated in some ways, much more complicated in others.  We don’t have to fret every night over where we are … Continue reading


Day 600 – travelling fun

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(January 12, written by Dave) Not all parts of a bicycle tour are fun.  One particularly un-fun part is often the travel getting to the start or from the end of a ride.  We spent the last 36 hours travelling … Continue reading


Tierra del Fuego National Park

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(January 10, written by Dave) Today we visited Tierra del Fuego National Park (TDF NP).  It is billed as the southernmost national park in Argentina but it is not the southernmost point in Argentina.  The southern point would be the … Continue reading


Ushuaia update

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(January 9, written by Dave) It seems a little weird to keep blogging now that we’re done riding but we’ve decided to call the trip “complete” at exactly 600 days, when we get back to the good old USA on … Continue reading


End of the road –Lago Escondido to Ushuaia (66k/26,982k/2,600ft)

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(January 7, written by Dave and Nancy) The End Fin del Mundo.  Fin del Ruta.  Fin our tired legs! What a day.  Sometimes, highly anticipated days fail to live up to the hype.  Today, hype was exceeded! The day started … Continue reading


More TDF winds – Tolhuin to Lago Escondido (56k/26,916k/1,500ft)

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(January 6  written by Dave) Today’s blog starts with last night – we managed to catch up with Sarah and Andy (from the UK).  They are taking the “long-cut” to Ushuaia and we probably will not get to see them … Continue reading