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... deny ever having had a stone collection much less having it confiscated by his wife. He is at a loss to know how we came to believe this to be true unless we are confusing it with his pornography collection, which was indeed binned by his wife in 1996.
In the spirit that we only embroider the truth, and never make it up wholesale we would like to apologise and hope that no embarrassment has been caused.
Our journey continued ...
... Patagonia, was the main impetus for population settlements beginning in the late 19th century.
Abundant rivers, the seacoast, and good pastures
were some of the reasons that fueled population growth. Río Grande was
founded on July 11, 1921, when the central government issued ...
We got up to find no-one around at all in the hostel so we had to jump outside to flag down a cab to take us to the right bus station.
We arrived in time for our 7.30am bus, the beginning of our journey that would last for 13 hours... Though we have got used to long bus journeys, they have mostly being during the night, helping a great deal as you manage to sleep for a large part of the journey.
Unfortunately it was not possible to take an ...
... in half, east and west) the road was paved and we made reasonable speed into Rio Grande. From here we went immediately 50km south to Estancia Viamonte. This was established in 1902 by Lucas Bridges, son of the first European settlers on the island and author of 'The Uttermost End Of The Earth', which is an autobiography and anthropological study on the native Yaghan people. His original cottage is a small guesthouse and his descendants run a 40,000 ...
... I biked 60km in about 3 hours. As the rain was starting to pour, I pulled into a small gas station. To my surprise, two other touring bikes were there. I then met Neil and Svendes, 2 germans bikers. They had met on the internet to do the journey from Ushuaia to Alaska in 2 years. As my legs felt good, I decided to ride with them a few more kilometers. During the afternoon, we met a dutch couples on their bikes on their way to Ushuaia. They spent ...
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