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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 14,603
Posted By Nina
In, but couldn't find a link

I just went ahead and paypalled anyway. I'm vegetarian. I know that is a pain in the arse - so let me know if I need to bring a veggie burger or something for the grill, or if you can cover me :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,622
Posted By Nina
This is great, Luke. LOVE IT! Looking...

This is great, Luke. LOVE IT!

Looking forward to the rest. I remember you telling us some of these stories. It's great to see the pictures :)
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 90,978
Posted By Nina
WOOHOO! You made it. Congratulations. (And...

WOOHOO! You made it. Congratulations. (And thanks for the photo of our sticker. Made my day).

You photos of the Torres are amazing. Just love that red light you caught.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Oh wow!

I'm in the UK right now, missing Trevor and catching up on ADV. I just saw your updates and they made me so happy! PLEASE stop in on us on your way North! Thanks so much for those last 2...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 56,286
Posted By Nina
In!

Great report. I want to do this next!
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
THANKS :). Feel free to PM us if you have any...

THANKS :). Feel free to PM us if you have any specific questions. It looks like we are going to finally get to meet Joe Seguin in May when we ride from SF to Colorado Springs for a school reunion :D
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,406
Posted By Nina
Heading North

Sorry to hear about the chain... but in years to come hopefully you will laugh after your "adventure being not over" heading North. Short detours aside, it's pavement all the way now. Do you have...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 34,507
Posted By Nina
CONGRATULATIONS You Two :)

So glad you made it and are obviously still enjoying yourselves. I nearly fell off my chair as I was leafing through your blog and saw our sticker. Thanks so much for the photo. I'm pysched you found...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,406
Posted By Nina
If you are staying another day, maybe consider...

If you are staying another day, maybe consider San Martin? It's a little cheaper than Bariloche, smaller and prettier.

loving the RR and wishing we were there.
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 404,562
Posted By Nina
Congratulations!!

Hope you have as much fun going North as you did going South. good for you for avoiding the boring, boring 3.
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
We haven't forgotten this we're just swamped...

We haven't forgotten this we're just swamped being back at work and subletting! I think we have the totals, just working on a breakdown. Hopefully this weekend.
Forum: Americas 03-17-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By Nina
Agree 100% about the cold. I only had room for my...

Agree 100% about the cold. I only had room for my thermal liners and a fleece, but a heated vest was my savior and kept me toasty. I'll have a think about POIs this weekend, but don't miss the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 169,019
Posted By Nina
Maybe I missed this further up in the thread, but...

Maybe I missed this further up in the thread, but what are you going for next year? I have a Nikon D40 (entry level SLR) and I LOVE it!
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Damn, then it's possible we missed it. We drank...

Damn, then it's possible we missed it. We drank wine in Torres del Paine AND Puerto Natales! :cry
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Both of us - El Calafate:...

Both of us - El Calafate: http://sp4ce.smugmug.com/gallery/7134111_rzi6p#462776392_2zgcu:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 381,574
Posted By Nina
Don't worry too much about the Spanish. Trevor...

Don't worry too much about the Spanish. Trevor and I took an evening introductory course a year before our trip as neither of us spoke a word. Then our trip got delayed and we subsequently forgot...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Wink Hmm, blame my bad Spanish, or maybe that was just...

Hmm, blame my bad Spanish, or maybe that was just me!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
So long and thanks for all the steak

<p>Although we have some videos to upload and some lists and costs to compile, this is officially our last trip update :(</p>
<p>Brendan made the most of his last day, whilst Trevor and I made the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Long Lunch

Oh, and whatever they tell you, don't go in the morning. We arrived at 10am, as instructed. The palette did not. At 12.30, everyone went to lunch for an hour and a half, so we didn't even get...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,406
Posted By Nina
You guys are going to enjoy every day

(even if not every minute)

I am loving your report. I can tell by the kind of photos you are taking that the end to Ushuaia is not going to drain you. You can see the beauty in the Pampas and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,406
Posted By Nina
Only just started you blog (vicariously as ours...

Only just started you blog (vicariously as ours is all but over) and I am looking forward to following you. Quick comment about Ensenada: FISH TACOS. (As far into the back streets as you can go and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Delayed connecting in Chicago

I guess this is officially not a ride report any more :cry. This photo escaped the Necochea blog. See Matincito (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=61470)'s blog for their travels...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Buenos Aires facts

Beunos Aires in the capital of Argentina. The name means "Fair Winds" or "Good Air". It is the third largest urban area in the whole of Latin America. Its architecture most closely resembles...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Martincito ...

Martincito (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=61470)and Lorena are still going. Just leaving family and heading beloved South.
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Flying tonight. Hope to have time for one more...

Flying tonight. Hope to have time for one more update from BA with a few pix, but the shipping report and final thoughts will have to wait... :(
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
A very British beach break

Our ride from Puerto Madryn to Bahia Blanca was boring enough that we plugged in our iPod (which we haven't used all trip). Within half an hour the cord gave out, so we were left humming and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type"...

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 11"><meta name="Originator"...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Punta Tombo, just South of Peninsula Valdés .

Punta Tombo, just South of Peninsula Valdés .
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Al, that is the most fantastic name I have ever...

Al, that is the most fantastic name I have ever heard for a pub. We'll definitely make it back there for another hangover - and anyone reading this that missed my earlier post, GO TO AL'S BAR. Best...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Don't forget the steak lunches. I think Trevor...

Don't forget the steak lunches. I think Trevor might eat steak for breakfast, if only he got up in time for breakfast. On the plus side, a 600g steak here is often less than $10 :yum
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
February of the Penguins

It was 50 miles down a gravel road to Punto Tomba, where we were going to try and see more penguins.

http://sp4ce.smugmug.com/photos/467520678_bi5gh-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
1. 4 months in total. We got stuck in Panama for...

1. 4 months in total. We got stuck in Panama for 2 weeks and are spending a week in BA sorting out the shipping, etc. so you COULD do it faster, but I wouldn't suggest it. We rode almost every day...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Update on this, my father-in-law sent me a few...

Update on this, my father-in-law sent me a few articles on the issue. It is called Mal de Cipres and the moss/lichen is NOT the cause of it.
...
Forum: Face plant 02-08-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,311
Posted By Nina
Thanks. Knee is fine. Took a few months to walk...

Thanks. Knee is fine. Took a few months to walk without a cane and about a year for complete recovery. Got a nice fairly small white line scar, just big enough to show off when I want to :) It...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,362
Views: 2,503,037
Posted By Nina
Saw this one just outside Granada, Nicaragua on our way to Ushuaia

http://sp4ce.smugmug.com/photos/418547156_fPL79-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
THANKS :) No ride is ever silly. Buy an SLR and...

THANKS :) No ride is ever silly. Buy an SLR and take lots of pix. Where are you going? We spent a brilliant week on a rented bike in Italy (pre-SLR day):...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
THANKS! I mostly blame you for not uploading any...

THANKS! I mostly blame you for not uploading any photos today :) I have been obsessed with your links. I think that IS what we saw.
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Maybe. t looks just like that but that link says...

Maybe. t looks just like that but that link says it rarely kills the host plant, and the stuff we saw killed all the trees (but not the bushes) for literally as far as the eye could see, and up and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Thanks Yoni, I just read through that link. I...

Thanks Yoni, I just read through that link. I suppose it could be that moth, but we didn't see any evidence of caterpillar or moths, or lava eggs. It could have just been the wrong time of the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 145,672
Posted By Nina
Magnetic North

For me, the worst thing about overland traveling is rolling into town after dark, tired, and then having to find a hotel. We normally manage to check out about 4 or 5 before exhaustion wins and we...
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