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... bushed it off and said the bus was still coming. So, we tried to be calm and patient two things I am not good at. At 1119 our bus stopped and picked us up. We now get to tell a funny typical South American story verse the horror story we were imagining in our heads. Finally after 7 buses, 54 hours, and two countries we made it too Iguazu falls only to find out there is thunder and lightening warnings all week. We were both ...
Breakfast was a couple of tiny muffins and one cup of good
coffee – happily had some butter & jam snaffled from previous places and a
roll from dinner so didn’t starve. Had another coffee at the bus station but
was awful and not cheap.
The weather got significantly sunnier and warmer as we
headed north for 5 hours through huge swathes of grassy bogs criss-crossed by
rivulets and ...
... was polite but firm and dedicated to finding fault. He hit gold when he asked Jim for the national insurance policy for the vehicle. This is usually bought at the border when entering a country, but none had been offered at Bolivia-Argentina. A fine was awarded and paid, and may have found its way to the national coffers. Undeterred we drove on and hunkered down at Villaguay to get out of the heat at a gas station. We then took ...
... credit cards, we pulled over at three stations before finding a Shell outside of Colon. As strange as it may sound, this gas station ended up being our best option so far. When we pulled up, we got great service and the lady went to work, washing the mud and dirt off the bleak windshield. A crowd of boys and a few shaparones circled around us for photos with the bike. Camilo talked with the local attendants, and sure enough, we could camp for free. A large ...
After the long jounrney south from Puerto Iguazu it suddenly became fall. Everything had changed: the weather, the architecture, the whole vibe of the place. Argentina looks, feels, and tastes more like Europe. Maybe it was the cooler weather too and the colour changing in the trees which made it seem so much different from the sweltering Amazon and the warm waters of the Caribbean.
Colon was a quiet town on the Uruguayan ...