QuickPeek: Flat. Highway. overcast.
In my mind the ride thro Chiloe is part of the Carratera Austral, even though it actually was on highway 5, which is the Pan Americana. Ah well, splitting hairs there. Anyhow, I slept in the old hostel space pretty… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flats. Rolling hills. Heavy traffic Light wind. Ferry Crossing.
The campsite we had was nice, but was super noisy. I was woken up with the sunrise at 8 AM and decided to make a quick packup. I skipped b’fast, hoping to eat along the way and just made some… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Light wind. Rolling hills. Flats. Shit traffic.
I slept like a log in the beautiful little hospedaje and was up only around 9 AM. Made a bit of b’fast and packed up for the day. There were a couple of other cyclists in the same place (who… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Hills. Headwind.
It rained pretty much all night and it was great to have been taken in by the Bomberos yesterday so we could spend the night under a roof! Awesome! Gracias 3ra Compania de Quillon! Viva Los Bomberos!! I was up… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rolling hills. Blue Skies. Great road. Lovely Campsite.
Today we had to start to make our way towards Futalefu, a small town to do our border crossing to Argentina. it was about 5 days ride away and I figured, it would take us with a day or 2… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Cleanup. Cooking.
Casa Chinook, Jaime’s place was an absolutely stunning spot! Add to it that jaime and his wife were super lovely people and wanted to start a casa Ciclista of sorts, we figured we might just stay another day to get… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Hill. Flats. Asphalt!! Mild headwind! Traffic!
We decided to start today and given that the days were shortening with mornings being chill, we figured we might sleep in and start when the sun was up! Our host David was a really lovely chap and let us… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Hitching. Rest.
Once our work at teh Campo was coming to a close, we had asked Carlos to give us a ride out of there to another town called Coyhaique. He travelled weekly to this town about 400 k’s away and though… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Farm work. Measuring. Chopping. Digging. Clearing. Cooking. Animal Care.
The night was surprisingly warmer than I expected and I felt like I had a bit of too much layers on. Surprising, I suppose it must be because of the hard cycling done in the earlier part of the day…. Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Sunny. No Wind. Rolling hills. Flat. Loose gravel.
Today we had about 70 km to ride to get to Carlos’s Campo and we thought a leisurely start from the super expensive hostel was ok. I made a leisurely b’fast, dried up all the clothes, packed up and by… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Overcast. Hills. Windless!
It was a bit of a bummer that we couldn’t get the fireplace going, but otherwise we had a really lovely bit f shelter from the elements and a real good night’s sleep in the amazingly generous refugio! The winds… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rain. Wind. Cold. Refugio!
The internet had been pretty lousy and it was hard to get any decent reception to even get weather updates. I spied and found that the days ahead were probably rain laden, but the winds seemed to pipe down a… Continue Reading →