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Lifetravelled- Aussie couple hitting the road to Argentina -in Argentina

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by lifetravelled, May 17, 2018.

  1. rt1500

    rt1500 n00b

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    Thanks for sharing your adventure with us. It's been great following along!
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  2. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    we returned to BA after the falls, we saw some more of the city. We went to the cemetery and to a cool book store that was once a theatre.

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  3. lifetravelled

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    Our last hours in BA were filled with a great dinner with our old friends Graham and Char who we rode most of Central America with, they had just returned from Ushuaia and it was nice to catch up with them. Sorry we didn't get a photo for some reason.

    We returned to our new friend Javier's house to pick up our bike, he had been storing it for us for almost 3 weeks, super nice guy, he squeezed it into his garage next to his Vstrom. He rode to Alaska in 2014 but didn't take his Vstrom, he took his 125cc and did it in 4 months.

    Then the bike went off for a service and once over before we headed off for our last 2 days of riding...

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    We had the bike serviced here at MFG in the suburbs of BA, I cannot reccomended this ship enough, they were awesome and very reasonable. The Mecanic Manuel was concerned with the weight on the bike and checked over all our bolts and everything and didn't charge us for the extra time. image.jpeg
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  4. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    We headed for Córdoba, with a late departure due to having the bike serviced we didn't arrive in Córdoba till around 730pm but it was still light which was nice, of the 8 hour ride we got about an hour of rain which was better than forecast so we were happy with that.

    Lunch stop...
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  5. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    We spent 1 day in Córdoba, it was a nice city, being Saturday it was super busy, we just wondered the city before having a nice Arabic lunch and relaxing in the hotel.

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  6. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    The day had come, our last ride, we headed for Tucuman.

    Packed for the last time....
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  7. lifetravelled

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    Our last day riding was actually filled with many of the things that became so normal for us.... Just missing the weather, we have generally had great luck with weather, animal crossings, today was 4 lots of goats and 1 group of horses. Lots of questions from gas station attendants that were super friendly. Lots of waves and thumbs from drivers and kids in the street, Argentina had the most by far. Making new friends along the road and of course lunch... Which took longer than it should but was delicious.

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  8. lifetravelled

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    And we arrived to the bikes final destination, we still have 10 days before we fly home but this would be our last destination by motorcycle and what a nice spot for it, we are back at Claudia and Germans house, whose son we met at the start of trip before we even got the motorcycle. German is currently riding in Mozambique but Claudia has stayed home as they just became grandparents.

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  9. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    Haha, I might have to go through and see if there are any outfits that didn't make it onto the RR.
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  10. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    Thanks Lance and thanks for following along all the way.
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    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    Thanks for following along.
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    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    Hey Doug, where are you?

    It was great to meet you and visit the world famous Lodi not once but twice. Really appreciate you having us.
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    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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  15. Nobody16

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    Nooo! It cant be over! Unbelievable report and trip of a lifetime. Thanks for allowing us to be a part of your journey. Cant wait to see whats next.
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  16. Romero

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    When are you opening the empanada stand in Melbourne? Thank you for such a great rr!
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  17. danh600

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    I am not going to hit "Like" on this post. I am going to miss following you guys on this trip.

    You guys really did have a great trip. Lots of memories!!!
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    BLucare What could possibly go wrong?

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    Say it ain't so!

    This has been a truly spectacular journey on every level. Thanks to you both for bringing us along :clap Beers on me when I'm in Australia! :beer
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    Too much lettuce on that salad.
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  20. lifetravelled

    lifetravelled Been here awhile

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    Thanks for following along. Next up, we are heading on a bus to Mendoza then onto Santiago and flying home on the 27th.

    Once we are home we have a few weeks before we are back to work but we have some plans in the background for some other projects so we will see what happens.
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