May 15, 2023 Marc

The Hotel Reggiani  has been in the same family since the fifties, and it shows. Although I slept like a log being dog tired anyway, I couldn’t help thinking that it was showing its age, with door handles and shower curtains falling off. (more…)

April 20, 2023 Marc

Day 3 – 500kms Not being able to sleep through the Rio Colorado thunderstorm, which I was thoroughly enjoying by the way, I slid off my bunk to find there was no power. Fortunately I had scrounged steaming hot water for my thermos flask before retiring and I was able…

April 17, 2023 Marc

Day 2 – 440km After sleeping for nearly ten hours, which for me is a new record, I took advantage of the electric kettle (a rarity in Argentine hostelries) and made a coffee using my coffee pack – a Tupperware container with sachets of sugar, powdered milk, and Nescafe Gold,…

December 26, 2022 Marc

The Hand Of Fate.   I spent the first 60 minutes of the final riding around Buenos Aires on my motorcycle and absorbing the atmosphere. The streets were completely deserted, like a scene from The Walking Dead, so I turned off the engine at  traffic lights to listen for roars…

December 16, 2022 Marc

Where do I start? Argentina started disastrously, but somehow have managed to reach the final on Sunday and in retrospect, not by the skin of their teeth, but by sheer talent and, dare I say it, passion. (more…)

November 8, 2022 Marc

10,000 motorcyclists converge on the University of Buenos Aires Law Dept in order to focus on armed gangs who target bikes and steal them at gunpoint. We hope the authorities will notice and take action against the criminals who steal and murder with apparent impunity on motorways in Buenos Aires…