salt-crusted tree trunks
our stop outside of Epecuen, Argentina
A little bit of dog food and we were guarded all night.
37 years after the complete flooding.
In the early 1980s, over 20,000 visitors were recorded during the season.
during 20 days the water rose by 8 meters
a staircase to come to nothing
an old bathtub
The local slaughterhouse, located a little higher up, suffered less damage.
This used to be a bank.
water level indicator
quirky place to stay
After entering Uruguay via the International Bridge.
Many huge rapeseed fields in Uruguay.
campground at the Montevideo lighthouse
queue at the border
very good, original fish restaurants by the sea
refill of our fixed propane tank at the exit of a highway overpass.
an unbelievable number of rock parrots live on the steep Playa del Faro
nests are dug into the sandy rock cliffs
thousands of parrots buzz around and you can hear their cawing
parrots are monogamous and do everything together
fishing trawler with seagulls
Sea lions at Punta Loma
Cormorants nest in the steep cliffs
...and still no dental treatment necessary.
Tracks with changing quality of trafficability.
Bridge to reach Colonia Carlos Pellegrini
The height limit was sufficient for the Sprinter. When travelling with the expedition mobil Robusto we had to camp next to the road.
... and well camouflaged
Camping Colonia Carlos Pellegrini
with a huge variety of birds, but also capybaras, caimans, marsh deer
always unique evening moods
Gauchos on their way to a festival.
can you hear me?
unique place to stay overnight
full relaxed Capybaras
young fox catches snake
On the way in the NP El Palmar.
Vizcachas, nocturnal rodents.
Morning mood in the Banado La Estrella wetland.
cleared for takeoff
an unbelievable number and variety of birds
Serious meeting with police officers.
on the way to Mburucuya National Park
Capybara - serene appearance of this mammal.
Our spot on the Costa Sur near Posadas.
...with special evening moods
...and a great view.
Jesuit reductions north of Posadas
morbid impressions of dilapidated cemeteries
Nature takes back what belongs to her.
Province of Misiones with many rivers and waterfalls.
Palm Tree - Toothpick Producer!
Campsite with view to the Paraguay River
On the premises of the world's largest producer of Yerba Mate Tea.
Monument to General San Martin in Yapeyu.
Ruins of General San Martin's birthplace.
The liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru.
Our campsite in Yapeyu on the banks of the Uruguay River.
In Argentina, a campingsite usually includes a barbecue place.
2.5 kg Boga fish prepared on the grill.
Grilled over wood embers for 2 hours.
Decoration in a pub.
Yapeyu, a town with an interesting past and a lot of charm.
the driver showed us, how he can drive with a souped-up engine.
Monument General Güemes who faught against the royalist troops.Gauchos still worship this great leader today. This is the second time we have been to the annual festival.
The day awakes.
Preparations for the big rush of the audience.
Nothing works without politicians and the military.
Today's gauchos preserve their customs and are distinguished by their dress.
chewing coca leaves
Classy, well-groomed horses.
Specially made costumes.
Nothing works without a music society.
The second from the right does'nt run in step.
Many clubs present themselves.
The military and the police are extremely present.
to practice young
badge of honor carrier
Salute to the Güemes Monument.
Mural painting at Camping Xamena, Salta.
The huge swimming pool with the former casino in Salta.
well endowed wine shop
large butcher "El Rey"
Our fixed propane tank is filled on the campsite.
Immigration in Salta.
Queuing at the National Bank to depost money for the Visa extension.
Very good cuisine in Argentina.
unique, pure nature
dirt roads through varied terrain
Argentina, almost no campsite without a fireplace.
anywhere set up for the night, dogs often come by
encounter on the way
traveling in the Valle de la Luna
interesting afternoon light situation
the shadow ahead
no tax address...
small weaving workshop
Pachamama Museum, Amaicha del Valle.
Finca las Nubes (Mounier)
on the way to Salta