Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sand, Hand and a Little Oil


December 18th and 19th, 2011 The desert I had been riding through for what seemed like weeks is called the Atacama, the driest place in the world. Rainfall here is one millimeter a year. So, it’s a perfect place to … Continue reading

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Chile is Hot


December 14th through 16th, 2011 Southern Peru and Northern Chile is desert, one of the more arid places on earth. Hot during the day, cool at night, and with weird sculptures. The main route south runs along the coast, and … Continue reading

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Heading for Chile


December 12th and 13th, 2011 I left Puno and headed generally towards Chile. I know most Overlanders at this point head for La Paz in Bolivia, but I was feeling like some beaches. The road had lots of entertainment. That … Continue reading

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Lake Titicaca and some Floating Islands


December 10th and 11th, 2011 I left Cusco thinking it would take me two days to get to Puno, it wasn’t crazy far just further than I thought I would want to go. The sky was gray all day, and … Continue reading

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