Touring Tierra del Fuego &tc.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Flash412, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Flash412

    Flash412 Elk Biffer

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    Life does NOT suck.

    This photo was shot 30 meters from the front door of where my pal is living.
    Standard ADV Rider handsign...
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  2. mark1305

    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    Flash, I see only the first and last pics. Bring on some more when you get back to high-speed connection world.

    Man! You do get around. :clap
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  3. GB

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    You've got some fantastic pics in your blog! Thanks for the link and we hope you can fix up your missing pics in this thread :thumb
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  4. macgart

    macgart johnny mac

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    Nice pics. What an adventure. :thumb

    Marty and Don, a couple more Coloradans are headed down there right now. Last I heard they were near Ecuador.

    Love to see more pics when you have a chance to load them up.
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  5. Flash412

    Flash412 Elk Biffer

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    At the border station leaving Argentina, we saw this poster. I didn't know that FSM was part of the culture of Argentina. She's got a Pirate Fish heading toward the landing strip...

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    Then we crossed the Rio Belle Vista...
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    The carabineros on the Chilean side invited us to have lunch with them while our socks dried out...
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    Today was a maintenance and minor-repairs day. Tomorrow (12/24) we plan to head up toward El Calafate, Argentina, to gaze at the big-ass glacier up there.
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  6. GB

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    Some of your pics don't seem to be loading... :(:

    Looking forward to your next update :thumb

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  7. xdbx

    xdbx Motorcycle Connoisseur

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    The Flying Spaghetti Monster???? :confused
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  8. Flash412

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    The Pirate Fish in the tattoo is the FSM version of the Jesus Fish.
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  9. Flash412

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  10. Flash412

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  11. on2wheels52

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    I hate you guys, I say 'Tierra del Fuego' in conversation on a regular basis, and you were there! Killer pictures, what's left to see in the world after you've been to that ice field? Too much, great post.
    Jim
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  12. FotoTEX

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    Great report from the end of the world. I was in Puerto Montt and Hornipiren, Chile last March and the roads look all the same. Well maintained gravel. TDF is every serious adventure riders dream ride. You are living it for us. Chilean wine is damn good also. Hope all goes well.
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  13. Flash412

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    The Taj Mahal & the Himalayas will do nicely.
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  14. Dessert Storm

    Dessert Storm Dances With Drunks

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    Fantastic report and photos! What a place!
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  15. GB

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    You've really captured in pics the spectacular beauty of that region! Thanks for sharing your awesome adventure with all those pics :clap
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  16. kootenay kid

    kootenay kid Lets Ride

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    Wow fantastic pictures!
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  17. bananaman

    bananaman transcontimental

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    :clap

    I didn't get to see the "Nandu" sign while I was there. I didn't know the spelling, either. I thought it was "niandu."

    What tires are those? Where did you get them?

    I'm adding this to the Ride Report Link Thread in the Latin America forum.
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  18. Reddemon

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    Another place I want to see before I die.
    Thanks for sharing the ride with us.
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  19. catfish

    catfish Squidicus Adventurous

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    I could imagine Beth sending Monkey with you to the end of the world. However, I can NOT believe you rode a KLR650 to get there. :huh

    Who are you REALLY, and what have you done with Flash & Monkey?!?

    Catfish ...
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  20. KHVol

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    Wow.........+
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