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Breakfast

Breakfast is complete. 12 boxes/pounds of cereal, 3 pounds of sugar, eight containers/6 pounds of powdered milk, and a roll and a half of Glad Press n Seal. That is just the dry portion of breakfast. For each ...

Arrived in Punta Arenas

I have arrived in Punta Arenas with what appears to be all my gear, as well as the food that just arrived today. It was a 24 hour continuous travel from Los Angeles to the tip of South America in Chile. The ...

Send off

Best friends send off. ...

Carmel

Even though we had lots of delays from getting out, I’m finally road tripping with my parents through California. We’ve been heading up the coast from San Diego up to San Francisco. My idea was to ...

Satellite beacon

My satellite beacon from Solara will be my trusty companion. ...

Last charging test

This is my last solar panel charging test. It worked brilliantly. ...

Remains of tire

This was what was left of the sidewall of the last towing tire. It did not last nearly as long. ...

Flying

Off to Punta Arenas Chile I go. It will take me a good 12 hours to get to Santiago, then it will be an additional several hours down to the tip of the continent. It’s a very fascinating area of south ...

Last nite in Los Angeles

We finally got everything together at the last moment and got out of the house. I was hoping everything would proceed in a more military fashion but this final cleanup details took 2 1/2 days. I did not ...

Website update

The website has been updated with my position and satellite dispatch information. This is the last moment to get everything together and get the heck out here! Thank you to everyone for all your help and ...

Latest sponsor – It’s Jackson Time

Thank you very much to It’s Jackson Time for your generous sponsorship!  The retail store is located in Jackson, WY, under the Snake River Grill and next to Yippy I-O Candy.  Mr. Garcia is a purveyor of ...