Fron California to Patagonia in 7 Months in the relative luxary of a 19 ft Motorhome . We are a couple worked in corporate environment for last 20 years, decided to take a brake from the rat race.
We quit our jobs and sold everything to drive from D.C. to Ushuaia, Argentina. Join us as we hike, camp, eat, drink, learn, argue, go-for-broke, and drive through Central and South America.
Well its been over a year now. I start from Squamish, British Colombia in Canada, and I'm now in Chile. I'm solo and been writing a book all along where I could find free and quiet spot to write for few days up to 10 days on the best spot. I never paid a single penny to park and sleep for the entire trip. And most of the time I was away of the tourist track. Just use my intuition or ask locals where I could find a nice spot. It was a wonderful experience, but looking forward to settle for few month on the final goal of my trip. Which is too climb the Pantagonia of Argentina.
We rode Harley Davidson's from the tip of South America (Ushuaia Argentina) back to the USA, and then on to the Arctic Circle (Alaska). We did the South & Central America portion of the trip as a charity fundraiser and raised $500,000 for several charities. The first half of the trip took a little over 2 months from Ushuaia Argentina back to Kansas City. And then last year (2014) we rode on to the Arctic Circle, north of Fairbanks, which took about 2 weeks. www.MilesWithAMission.org
Hello fellow roadtrippers. The admins at DTA are just getting exhausted by the constant onslaught of spam users and comments. If you would be willing to help us manage our spam we would love some extra sets of eyes. Basically we'd give your current DTA account the necessary priveledges to delete spam when you see it. Interested? Contact us at http://drivetheamericas.com/contact and we'll get you set up. Thanks!
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