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What type of car are you driving?: 
2006 Toyota Tundra with a Four Wheel Camper (FWC)
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

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.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Living on the road has given us a sense of freedom that we've never experienced before. Start making small decisions and choices towards your goal and suddenly you'll be living it! Seems like yesterday that our trip was a crazy conversation over a bottle of wine...
What type of car are you driving?: 
Toyota hiace 1990 The best of the best!
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

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. 

 

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Learn Spanish as best and as soon as you can. First because you will get less scam, but mainly because it allow us to connect with locals in a much deeper way then just being a tourist with tones of money that want to only see the big highlight of their country.
What type of car are you driving?: 
F-250 4X4 extended cab with a Palomino S-550 Pop-Up Camper
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Leaving 01/02/15 from Houston, TX on a F-250 4x4 extended cab and a Palomino S-550 camper.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
DO IT NOW! it's never late to do it, and you think it's so expensive.. well think again! Plan, save and get moving.
What type of car are you driving?: 
Harley Davidson's
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

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

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Go for it. It's a trip of a lifetime.
What type of car are you driving?: 
A 1994 Mitsubishi Delica Spacegear
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

We left British Columbia in our 1994 Mitsubishi Delica Spacegear with plans to drive to the very tip of South America.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Do it! Be prepared, make a realistic budget, get in your vehicle, and do it. Because it you don’t, you’ll never know what adventures awaited you.
What type of car are you driving?: 
2003 Honda Civic, stick shift, 2-door, 1.7 L engine.
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

I got the driving bug at the Mongol Rally, a semi-organized adventure in which participants drive a car with a maximum one-liter engine capacity from England to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
You can do it in a Honda Civic! But if you want to go to a lot of small places, especially in the rainy season, consider a four-wheel drive. Also – speak Spanish, as much as you can, all the time, even if you are terrible at it.