Inspired by Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires inspired us with its strong European heritage, Beaux-Arts architecture, delicious cuisine and the fascinating story of Eva Perón. After seven days driving continuously from Ushuaia we made it just in time to meet our Brazilian family. They came to greet us in the capital of Argentina. It was a time to celebrate and…

Chile Pan American Highway

We crossed into Chile from Mendoza province of Argentina on the Pan American Highway. We were curious to experience the most prosperous country of South America with its bohemian city port of Valparaiso and diverse nature layered on the long and narrow strip of land.  From the very beginning the country impressed us with its…

Argentina’s Wine Region

Reaching Argentina we felt closer and closer to the finish line of our Pan-American journey, the southern most tip of the continent, Ushuaia. With few weeks left until the end of our lifetime adventure we were nostalgic, but as well animated to encounter a more European culture, an Italian inspired cuisine, wine tasting experiences in…

Bolivia

To visit or not to visit Bolivia? That was my question. Reputable for its unfriendly locals and for its fuel restrictions to foreign vehicles I was doubtful if we should travel through Bolivia on our way towards Argentina. We could chose to follow the Atacama Desert through Chile. JP on the other hand was eager…

Towards Laguna Parón, Peru

We were excited to reach Peru, to finally visit the tremendous archeological site of Machu Picchu. But before heading to the heart of the Inca civilization we were advised by fellow travelers: “You should not miss Laguna Parón. It's a must do in Peru!”. The lake located at 4,185m height in Cordillera Blanca stands out…