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Dakar 2016 Chaos!

Researching our trip we came across the Ramblewriters, that caught the 2010 Dakar; realizing in Mendoza that we may cross paths with the 2016 rally in Jujuy it was decided we'd make the effort to catch a stage. After a disappointing trip to ...
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Hermes – Auxiliary Battery Install

Hermes - Auxiliary Battery When we decided to go with a pickup truck vs a Sportsmobile for our overlander we knew we had to determine how to run auxiliary power to the bed of truck to sustain a refrigerator, light and inverter ...
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La Boca Port

The Long Road – Making Friends with Customs

Throughout the planning stages of this adventure we struggled over whether shipping a vehicle to Argentina was the best idea or not. We had obvious concerns about cost and clearing our vehicle through Argentine customs but never worried about issues ...
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Tango Street Art

Street Art – Political or Beautifying

Within the first days of wandering the streets of San Telmo it was clear street art was everywhere; Argentina has a long history of graffiti, growing and evolving with the ups and downs of the country. Stemming from a form ...
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Fun Times in BA

El Zanjon de Granados - ($15US) The city of Buenos Aires was first settled in 1536 between two water run-off ravines which naturally marked city boundaries.  The Zanjon de Granados is claimed to be the site of the first settlement of Buenos Aires and ...
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Blue Market Dollars

The history of Argentina spans highs of great fortune, turbulent political climates and severe economic conditions before leading to a democracy in the 80s which still struggles with the economy. Even the government is providing a skewed look at the stabilization of the current ...
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When Dogs Fly

Undertaking an adventure of this magnitude is incredibly exciting but overwhelming and adding a four-legged friend definitely adds a layer of logistics and complication. Feeling somewhat reassured that others have successfully completed the journey and knowing there are resources available does help ...
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Houston Shipping

Houston We Have A Problem !

 Let me begin by saying that shipping a vehicle overseas can be a logistical nightmare; there are so many pieces to the puzzle it will make your head spin. I'll give it a whirl to see if I can make ...
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Houston to Buenos Aires

The Search for an Overlander

The search for the right overlander is important because it is going to be your 'home' for an extended period of time. Your 'home' needs to be reliable, safe and of course rugged enough to get you where you want to ...
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Its the Final Countdown

The Final Count Down

Putting our own twist on the Tiny House movement and keeping the mantra travel more (Moore) at the forefront, we have been consolidating, donating and generally paring down all our possessions since we rented and moved out of our house June ...
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Uptown Houston Sunset

North-side Gaucho – Houston

We did reach Houston safely and as expected. Without a speed bump or two what would this be?  TOO EASY and not us!  I mean to be honest, in the preceding months our must do logistics came together so easily and quickly ...
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We are not just nuts

Buenos Viajes

Here we go, this is it, ready or not... That last hug and the final good-byes make it feel a little more real than surreal; we pulled away and both sighed over the gravity of this adventure that has finally ...
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