Tombs of the rich and famous

T – Now that we had taken care of the bikes and no longer had to clean them up, we decided to head out and walk the streets of the city. It was pretty quiet today thanks to a national flag holiday. Most shops were closed so we felt like we had the place all…

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Strapped and wrapped.

T – Well we did another pile of cleaning. Going over the bikes again and again. Every crack and fold in the metal was gleaming and eventually the wet wipes and rags stopped coming away with dirt on them. The engines were scrubbed to the point where the paint was coming off, so they are…

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Q & A video coming up.

Hey all. We have been asked a ton of questions on this trip and thought we could make good use of a Q & A session to answer some queries. Have anything you want to ask or know? Ask us anything about the trip, the bikes, or us in the comments below and we will…

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Out of there like a scalded cat

T – Another ferry ride today. This one was on a high speed catamaran though! Look out Rosie and Mabel, we are going to be hurtling across the water today! We headed for the ferry but soon our GPS shut off and our phone battery started to die. Ahh we are so organised. I was…

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Bed bugs bite, bald tyres do not

T – I really liked Montevideo. In fact I have really quite loved Uruguay. It has been totally gorgeous and friendly and very chilled out. But our hotel had at some stage had a bed bug infestation, and the fact that we found some dead bud bug bodies made us keen as mustard to get…

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Up down funky town

T – Montevideo is quite the pretty, laid back little city. Chantelle had planned a little walking tour for us today that would take us into the old town and around the place to see the more famous sights. The day was lovely and clear with just a hint of a chill in the air…

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Montevideo, now available on DVD

C – We awoke to another glorious morning, with crystal clear skies and a bright orange sun. Looking out of the window of our room it was actually like being back in Australia. Gum trees glistened in the morning sunlight and the only thing missing was the warbling of magpies. T – I was quite…

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Drops Shorts, its your birthday!

Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaapy birthday to you Dave! We have had a birthday bevvy for you! T – Uruguay here we come! The day was sunny and the skies were amazingly blue today and we were both a little excited with our new plan to see Uruguay. We knew very little about this little country to the north…

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