Category Archives: Chile

“El Canuck” rides again

As I looked out the window of the ferry, watching the sunset over the mountains of Patagonia I felt both relief and frustration. Relief that I was moving once again and that in another 36 hours I will be riding … Continue reading

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Stuck in Chile

The ferry in Chile was not quite what I was expecting; it felt more like a cargo ship than a ferry and smelled like one as well. The ferry was cheap and was going to get me around much of … Continue reading

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Mile 0, for the Second time

It was a cold, overcast day on August 5th, 2011 when I arrived in Dawson Creek, Canada and had my photo taken at Mile 0 of the Alaskan Highway. 192 days, 42,060 kilometers later on another cold and overcast day … Continue reading

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Southern Chile & memories of Home

I woke up to the sound of what can only be described as an air raid siren, like the ones I remember from watching WW2 movies with my Dad. Was it possible that the Nazi’s were bombing Chile? I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Road Always Curves

After spending several fun filled days in Santiago with a very good friend from Canada we walked together to the Metro, reminisced about old times and said our goodbyes. A promise was made to meet again soon, another place and … Continue reading

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Northern Chile

It was one of the very few times I had an appointment in this adventure of mine, but when I crossed into Chile I had only a few days to reach Santiago.  A friend of mine was coming from Canada … Continue reading

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Entering Chile

 Entering Chile had to be one of the easiest and sophisticated border crossings of this entire adventure.  It went like this: Exit Peru – fill out form, stamp form, stamp passport, Adios Peru Enter Chile – Stamp passport, fill out … Continue reading

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