We are on an ~18-month bicycle tour through South America. We started in Medellín, Colombia, in June 2018 and headed south through the mountains of Ecuador and Perú. When the springtime rains caught us, we dropped down to Lima on the coast and B-lined to Santiago, Chile. From there we ride south through Patagonia during the southern hemisphere's summer. After that we'll return north to explore northern Argentina and Chile, Bolivia, and some locations in Brazil (any suggestions?). We plan to spend most of our time in the Andes, but will let the road take us where it will.
We are in Chile’s beautiful lake district at the northern end of Patagonia, heading south.
You can see our track on the map below or, better yet, by visiting our Track My Tour website, where you will also see an up-to-date photo and anecdote from each location we've stayed.
After leaving the high Andes to escape inclement weather, we descended back to Perú’s desert coast to get to Lima, where we confirmed something we'd heard as we travelled: that there really are two Perús – Lima, and the rest of the country.
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