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May 2010 to present

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May 2008 to April 2010

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Sept 2007 to May 2008

Australia
Sept 2006 to Sept 2007

SE Asia / China
Nov 2004 to Sept 2006

South America
June 2003 to June 2004

AZ, Mexico, and Central America
March 2002 to April 2003

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The 5 years before I left


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Equipment Pages Index

Introduction
How Much to Bring and Weight
Some Advice About Advice
A Note to Perspective Sponsors and Gear Suppliers
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START HERE for Touring Bikes and Commuting Bicycles
Custom Touring Bicycles and Bike Upgrade Buyers Guide
Bicycle Touring Frames 
The Steel Repair Myth.
Steel and Aluminum Derailleur Hanger Repair.
Bicycle Touring Wheels
Phil Wood: The Best Bicycle Hubs

Panniers / Bike Bags
Cargo Trailers Vs Panniers
Tires for Bike Tours..
Bicycle Touring Saddles.
Women's Specific Bike Touring Saddles
Brooks Leather Touring Bicycle Saddle Care and Conditioning
Bike Computer
Touring Handlebars, Bar Ends, Adjustable Stems, and Padded Grips.
Kickstands
Sealed Cartridge Headsets

How to prevent flat tires
Bike Route Trails and Maps

Camping
Buying Camping Equipment
Tent and Ground Cloth
Sleeping Bag
Sleeping Pad
Camp Stove
Pots and Pans
Water Filter
First Aide Kits
Solar Power for Camp

Clothing
Bike Touring Shorts

Electrical
Short-wave Radio
Computer
Internet
mp3
Bicycle touring lights

Books
Packing list
Pictures of Equipment Failures
Shopping


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South America Books Maps Videos and DVDs

The store to buy cheap books, maps, guides, purchase information, and low price travel equipment.  Map of atlas guide directions book.


 


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General Information South America

 
Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring

 
Footprint South American Handbook
(Highly Recommended by Us)

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  Lonely Planet Trekking in the Central Andes
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Lonely Planet Trekking in the Patagonian Andes

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Lonely Planet Healthy Travel : Central & South America
Price: $5.95


Vagabonding


First- Time Around the World


1,000 Places to See Before You Die


Inca Archeological Sites, Ruins, and Culture

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  Machu Picchu
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  Lost Treasure of the Inca
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  Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon: A Chronicle of an Incan Treasure
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  Return of the Children of Light: Incan and Mayan Prophecies for a New World
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  The Lost Tomb of Viracocha: Unlocking the Secrets of the Peruvian Pyramids
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The Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu, 2nd: Includes The Vilcabamba Trail and Lima City Guide

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  The Ancient Kingdoms of Peru
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  The Search for the Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu
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Ecuador

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  Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands
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  The Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide
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  Lonely Planet Trekking in the Central Andes
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Trekking in Ecuador
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  In Focus Ecuador: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture
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Ecuador: A Climbing Guide
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Ecuador Map and maps

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 Food, Gender, and Poverty in the Ecuadorian Andes
Price: $15.50


Travel Ecuador


Peru

 
Lonely Planet Peru

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  Hidden Threads of Peru: Q'Ero Textiles
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  Woven Stories: Andean Textiles and Rituals
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  Peru and Bolivia: The Bradt Trekking Guide
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Inca Kola, 2 liter


Cuzco Region of Peru - Machu Picchu Map

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  The Exotic Kitchens of Peru
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  The Shining Path: A History of the Millenarian War in Peru (Latin America in Translation/En Traduccion, Em Traducao
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  Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient
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  Shining and Other Paths: War and Society in Peru, 1980-1995 (Latin America Otherwise)
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  Machu Picchu
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Price: $28.00
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  The Lost Tomb of Viracocha: Unlocking the Secrets of the Peruvian Pyramids
List Price: $20.00
Price: $14.00
You Save: $6.00 (30%)

cover
  The Ancient Kingdoms of Peru
List Price: $14.95
Price: $10.47
You Save: $4.48 (30%)

cover
  The Search for the Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu
List Price: $16.99
Price: $11.89
You Save: $5.10 (30%)


The Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu, 2nd: Includes The Vilcabamba Trail and Lima City Guide

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  Lost Treasure of the Inca
List Price: $18.95
Price: $13.27
You Save: $5.68 (30%)


Bolivia


Lonely Planet Bolivia Budget Travel Guide Book.

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  A Concise History of Bolivia
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  Peru and Bolivia: The Bradt Trekking Guide
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Bolivia Travel Map

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  Llamas, Weavings, and Organic Chocolate: Multicultural Grassroots Development in the Andes and Amazon of Bolivia
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  Bolivia: The Evolution of a Multi-Ethnic Society
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  The Complete Bolivian Diaries of Che Guevara, and Other Captured Documents
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  Coca, Cocaine and the Bolivian Reality
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  Bolivia in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture
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Argentina

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Aconcagua: A Climbing Guide
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Mountaineering in Patagonia

 
Footprint South American Handbook
(Highly Recommended by Us)


Lonely Planet Trekking in the Patagonian Andes

 

 
Argentina Travel


Chile

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  Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island
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Price: $15.39
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Mountaineering in Patagonia

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Lonely Planet Healthy Travel : Central & South America
Price: $5.95


1,000 Places to See Before You Die

 

 
chile travel


Lonely Planet Trekking in the Patagonian Andes


Torres del Paine Trekking Map

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Patagonia sur, Tierra del Fuego, costa a costa, mapa escala 1:1 000 000, Argentina & Chile : relieve & glaciares, bosques & parques, rutas & servicios, camping & trekking, refugios & hosterías, navegaciones : incluye artístico poster con textos e ilustraciones sobre el hombre y la naturaleza del último confín de América

out of print

 


Patagonia Travel

 


around the world travel

 


around the world bicycle


 

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