A breakdown, wild animals and change of direction (Brazil)

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In Brazil, wildlife is amazing! We had never seen so many wild animals and birds before. But, due to an unexpected engine breakdown, we were forced to change direction…There was no reason for the motorway to stop being boring and no reason for us to stay on it, so we changed our plan and skipped … Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions

01. Why did you choose a Vespa scooter to ride RTW? Have you done any modifications / improvements to the engine?Stergios: Some people say that the best bike to set off for a big journey is the bike you already ride. I already knew my scooter’s simple engine, its quirks and the possible problems it … Read More

Tierra del Fuego to São Paulo

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São Paulo

The end is the beginning…There was no turning back. We could only look ahead, toward the road that would bring us back, where all began 1 year ago: Buenos Aires. And then? We didn’t care about the 3,000kms we had until there. The only thing we had on our mind was Kitsos. Where would our … Read More

Journal

Journal Our RTW trip in chronological order Previous trips (2009 – 2012) Zell Am See, Austria 2009 Fatima, Portugal 2010 Nordkapp, Norway 2011 Belgrade, Serbia 2012 Preparation (2013) Few Words About the Trip (only in Greek) Pills, Vaccines etc (only in Greek) My New Multi-Fuel Stove & Some Other Accessories Camera & External Mic Test (only in Greek) … Read More

Tierra del Fuego

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Tierra del Fuego

…the end of the worldOn our way to Puerto Natales we really enjoyed the view. We were now close to the small town and we could see the first houses and the sea. In the background, another mountain with a white peak. The land and the water had been playing with the human perception about … Read More

Patagonia (Fitz Roy – Perito Moreno)

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On the Ruta 40 heading south to Mount Fitz Roy and the Perito Moreno GlacierWhen we left Chile and entered Argentina we witnessed the most rapid change of scenery – in matters of climate and geography. We were traveling on the road between the two countries and we could see the green color of the … Read More

Santiago (Chile)

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It was early afternoon when we entered Santiago. From the first moment we left the highway and started driving in the streets of the city, we got the disorientation we always feel in the big cities. It is completely different in a small town, where we can easily guess which direction is the center and … Read More

Atacama Desert (Chile)

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The truth is that we hadn’t heard many stories of sheer excitement about Chile. Of course, we knew about the fantastic landscape in the Atacama Desert or in the Chilean Patagonia, but we had also heard that people there are a bit snobby and unwelcoming, their Spanish is difficult to understand and that everything in … Read More