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... road it becomes relatively quiet again. As quiet as it can be in an old car. During a fuel stop we notice that trough a small opening of the doorwindow the dust has entered the car and my black fleece jacket has become grey on the back. A little later we reach the Strait of Magellan and follow the coast towards the east until we reach Puente Delgado , where we take the ferry to Tierra del Fuego. When we reach the other side we are on a very large island. ...
... edge of the Magellan straights. Along with many BIG trucks we boarded the ferry to cross this rather rough body of water.
Black and white dolphins were playing in front of the boat as it pulled away. The crossing was only 30 minutes.
Drove on, past large sheeps herds, horses, cows, emu's, Guanacos, foxes, and of course more bare hilly land.
Stopped for ...
... the problem related to bottled or draught.
Once again the reply was unintelligible.
Anyway compared with many of our border experiences Chile and Argentina are a piece of cake, and we got to Rio Grande at 5.00pm. Unfortunately the campsite was closed, so we went looking for a petrol station to stay at, and on the way we were overtaken by a French couple we had met in St Julian. His response on finding the camp site closed was to ...
From Punta Arenas, we went further south onto Tierra del Fuego. This involved crossing the Magellan straight at its narrowest point, which took about half an hour on a car ferry. The wind seemed to funnel between Tierra del Fuego and the mainland and made for a boisterous crossing. For a big boat with high sides, an awful lot of water seemed to come crashing over the edges onto the loading bay. We were calculating whether we'd be able to swim to the shore ...
I finally left Ushiaia.
On Saturday, after a nice pub lunch with Rob, I went down to the harbor with Gene and a nice guy from Vail (his name escapes me right now. sorry). Gene took my photo by the sign and here I went. The trailer felt heavy as it was the first time I rode with it fully loaded. I waved goodbye to Ushuaia which I have grown to really enjoy with all the time I spent there. The first few kilometers went well. Then some ...
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