Chile

Patagonia: Cycling the Carretera Austral

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The air is gone. Not only am I flattened after the Paso Rio Mayer, but also my front tire is. No big problem, after all I have a repair kit and even a replacement tube. And the front wheel is easier to remove than the rear wheel. The panniers are quickly removed, the brake released, […]

Argentina

Patagonia: Of the pampa and the puma

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Of the pampa and the puma February 2018 The argentinian city of El Calafate is my next destination, to visit the famous Perito Moreno glacier. The route requires a bit of planning, because I need to cross the pampa again.

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Patagonia – Against the wind

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Patagonia – against the wind January 2018 “Here in Patagonia we say: Quien se apura, pierde su tiempo! If you hurry, you waste your time. Stay another day Florian! “Carlos tells me, my couchsurfing host in Puerto Natales. And he’s right. The last days had been difficult. More difficult than expected. And that has to […]

Argentina

A beginning at the end of the world

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January 2018 But where is the end of the world? And where the beginning? Especially if you presume the world is round (no, I´m not a flat-earther) is there actually an end? Of course this is about a geographical end, the end of a landmass and in this case the south american continent. And there […]

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New Zealand: The story of the Crows Nest

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Wellington June 2016 – January 2017 A home for travelers Homesickness – every traveler knows it, although not everyone admits it. For some folk homesickness means missing your own home, your own family, mom, dad and siblings. It´s the desire to be at that place where you lived before your trip or even where you […]