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Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni by motorbike

It was a success given the circumstances’, says my husband. What does Geo mean by that? He has traveled a great deal. Lived in slums among drug abusers and visited homeless on garbage dumps. He has voluntary lived in misery with Bimbo bread and cheap Poloni sausages. Geo walked through the Zimbabwean savanna with a 2 euro compass. He has been lost and found. He has cycled through the dryness of Paraguay until he got a poisoning. He also roamed in Romanian villages a lot. In short, he did things.

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Bolivia

From Paraguay Low to Bolivian Heights

Minimalism & Romanticism at an Altitude

I am not sure what exactly I was thinking when we primed for this trip? It could have been lightweight. Or perhaps it was minimalism, which is about the same topic. But maybe I was just all about romanticism? And when romanticism is at play, even an organized, wise and thought-through mind makes mistakes. Obviously.

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Paraguay

The Andes’ Calling

Our journey can only start once we are reunited with the motorbike, so with pressed jaws, a backpack on my back and one in front, we set off in a city bus to the main bus station in Asunción. After a dull seven hour ride we are back in the capital of the Chaco, Filadelfia.

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Paraguay

Asunción, The City

The view from the airplane says it all: small parcels of land, plenty of green, small villages and red earthen tracks.

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Interview

Interview: World Traveler Jeffrey

Meet Jeffrey, a Dutchman I met in Chile. He a guy on a motorbike. I a woman on a bicycle. Same stretch of road. Same philosophy. How does he experience adventure, and what exactly is adventure?

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Paraguay Spain

South America by Motorbike

The motorbike is a Chinese made Kenton 150cc and only available in Paraguay. The racks are custom made in Filadelfia, Paraguay.