As we had a long talk the day before, the wake up was a little more difficult. But Ramon and Jose and both no problem to continue talking. The first kilometer needed some learning, as the "s" had still an … Read More »
After a short night due to a loud dog and bed I finally left the “habitation”. The Highway way still good, the landscape with different views. I saw my first cactus and after 33km I wanted to lunch and have … Read More »
After breakfast (first up) I definitively packed all that stuff on the trailer and didn’t want to stop…here something more,oh here another something etc, just to give the first down. But then I finally managed to bring everything down (2nd … Read More »
Monday was the last day in that interesting city full of contast. The view from the Cerro San Christobal. Santiago is quite wide so the “challenge” will be to find the way out, knowing that the first 20km will still … Read More »
While the Chilean are asked to vote for their president, I went for a first ride by bike in town. Unfortunately, the park San Christobal was closed, because of the elections. Something to be done by tomorrow. It is quite … Read More »
The goal was to find “benzina blanca” for the stove for those days when I will have to cook myself. Quite easy if you know that it can be found in una “ferreteria”… Of course, IF you know! Then I’ve … Read More »
Santiago has a quite wide undeground system called Metro. Its air conditioning is very efficace: just stand in front of the fan and wait for the water dust!
…from the fifth floor (equals sixth in (south) america). 1) Telecom Chile and in the back: Santiagos virgin statue in the parc.2) Middle: parc just in front of the hotel with mountains in the back.
…before eating and falling asleep! 1) Rio mapocho2, 3) Universita de Santiago4)Parco San Christobal Buonas noches!
Waiting for the room with a coffee and enjoying the sun…
After several hours of travel and nearly no sleep, I finally arrived at the hotel Principado de Asturia. Nice and with free internet (wi-fi). When I have taken the room, I will enjoy some hours in the city and look forward to … Read More »
The question is just: where to get them from? In Chile from most fuel station called “Copec”. There are different version, like north / south etc… that’s the north one: (containing as well useful infos about hostel etc)
Eastcost of north america. About the flight: AA is in all terms a cheap company… I guess it will be time for them to invest in their airplanes. Here once can say: not the path is the goal, but the goal … Read More »
Luckily, I’ve got a sunny picture of my dearest girlfriend in my heard!!! All the Swiss and AA checks (customs, controls and security) are well behind me. The journey can begin! Cheers, Georges PS: I love you soooo much, F.!
A picture says more than thousand words…. 😉Cheers, Georges
Here the summary of my package… up to 65 kg to carry through the Andes… Article Weight [g] Total w/o bike, Bags and trailer 21581 Bike, trailer and bags 22310 Food and water 21000 Total: 64891 Tent Vaude Taurus Ultralight, … Read More »
Now the flights are booked: departure is from Zurich on Thursday December 10th @10h20 (am). The next weeks will be needed for the packing of the bike and the extrawheel.com, reparing the fork and getting the last information for the ride, … Read More »
… even the Trip has not started yet. During the last 4.5 years at Waters I could learn a lot on multiple topics, for which I’m thanks full. Time changes, so soon, I’ll spend some months travelling on the south … Read More »