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Salar de Uyuni

One of the main reasons for me to ride through Bolivia on my Panamerican Peaks tour was to see the world’s largest salt flat, the Salar de Uyuni. From various cyclist reports I knew that riding on this sea of … Continue reading

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Good-bye Argentina, Hello Bolivia!

After more than 5000 km I finally reached the Northern end of Argentina in the little town of La Quiaca on May 1st. The last two provinces, Salta and Jujuy, have displayed an impressive variety of scenery, just a great … Continue reading

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The Salta Region

The second-to-last province I’m riding through in NW-Argentina is Salta. The capital Salta, a city of about 500.000 people, has a lot to offer and hence attracts a lot of tourists. During the approach from the South, after the town … Continue reading

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La Ruta 40

Perhaps the most (in)famous roads in Argentina is the Ruta 40, running all the way across the country North-South. It stretches some 5224km from the Southern tip near Rio Gallegos to La Quiaca at the Bolivian border in the North. … Continue reading

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San Juan and La Rioja Provinces

After my Easter week in Florida I returned to Mendoza, staying there for a fifth time (a record for any place along my project). The city was by now quite familiar and I enjoyed one more afternoon and evening there. … Continue reading

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