Villa La Angostura to San Martin de Los Andes (109 km) over three days

4 more lakes
In the mountains
On the ripio
Just can’t wait
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We had a lovely say at Margaret’s in Villa.
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We met two new cyclist friends from Buenos Aris, Santiago and Sabastian. They are biking to raise money for poor rural schools in Argentina.
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We started out the ride in a civilized way, a capuchino from the local gas station (YPF gas stations have great coffee).
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There is 30 km of ripio and the rest is pavement. Some cyclists like ripio as it can mean less traffic. We HATE it.
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Click here to see the dust
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Amazing sites.
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Click here to view guard rails in Argentina
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Click here for morning at Pichi Traful
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More friends at our campsite.
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Next we cycled to Lago Faulkner.
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Click here to view yummy one pot dinner
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It was a very cold morning at Lago Faulkner.
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Click here for Lago Faulkner
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Click here for sunrise at Faulkner
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Sometimes when we are climbing a lot we make a stop. This means you have to re-start on an uphill climb, something you have to get use to as the bike wants to fall when stopped or very slow (all that weight).
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Click here for demo on hill starting
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Tis day was a very memorable ride with the view and the ups and downs.
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It is a lovely 12 km ride down into San Martin de Los Andes.
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Click he to view San Martin
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We a arrived and went to the super mercado to buy dinner.
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Click on visit to supermarket
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J AND D

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