==== 2019 ===
We came back from our big expedition, which took us to the Atacama desert of Chile, to Bolivia, Cusco (Peru) and back through northern Argentina. We covered 9200 km, drove up to 4930 m of altitude, and were on the road for 7 weeks. Unfortunately due to civil unrest in Bolivia while we were traveling, we had to cancel the Salar de Uyuni. Instead of driving through Bolivia we retraced our steps through Peru and the north of Chile. Unfortunately Chile was also having some serious issues and we had a few rough days not knowing how much distance we were going to be able to cover each day, if any. We came upon road closures, protests, burnt tires, and the military guarding previously looted supermarkets, gas stations, and rest areas. It was stressful but we made it through without really much change to our itinerary route-wise and time-wise. We went looking for an adventure and we found some in some unpredicted way. The trip was a success since we had no trouble at all, mechanical nor health related. We enjoyed very much every place we visited, the breathtaking landscapes, the delicious Peruvian cuisine, and the friendly people we met on the way. Make sure to visit the youtube channel to see the videos under the title “Atacama Expedition“. Also subscribe to this blog and the youtube channel to get the updates. Thank you for visiting the blog!
==== 2018 ===
At the beginning of 2018 we drove to Ushuaia, down at the tip of Argentina, starting from Mendoza, along the famous Ruta 40, crossed into Chile a few times, all the way down to the southernmost city in the world. Then we drove back to Mendoza, following the Atlantic coast of Argentina – a total of 12,000 kilometres over 48 days. We didn’t spend a single night in a hotel but always stayed in the truck, and we rarely went to restaurants but always cooked in the truck. We are now planning to explore more of our surroundings, since Argentina and Chile have so much to offer. I will post upcoming expeditions and trip reports on these pages. Stay tuned! And if you want to learn more please read the blog posts in the “Trips” category.