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Getting up close and personal with the Dakar Rally Day 4 of the Mini Adventure

I feel like the fat kind in the preverbial candy store. Around me there’s a plethora of cars, quad bikes, lorries, pick ups and motorcycles that I don’t quite know where to look.  If cars had testosterone, then you’d find them here in Chilecito.   I hear a rumble as...

Day 3 of the Mini ‘Dakar’ Adventure We drive 400kms from Chepes to Villa Union, via the most magnificent landscape I've ever seen

I was almost relieved by the time my alarm clock went off at 6am. I had an awful night sleep thanks to the sandstorm battering my tent all night. Plus, it was incredibly hot in the tent - stifling to say the least. I simply...

A Mini ‘Dakar’ Adventure – Day 2 – La Posta to Chepes

’40˙C’ is what the Countryman’s thermometer read. I knew it might get hot, but not this hot! It felt as though we were in the preverbal sauna, except fully clothed. And where yesterday, I was jumping in and out of the car, taking photos and exploring anything and everything. Today, as we drove down a particularly desolate and sandy basin, our air conditioning going ballistic in an effort to keep us cool, I had no desire to get out of the vehicle. It was way too hot!



Which was bizarre, because when I awoke this morning, it was exceptional cold. So much so, that I was wearing several jackets. The sky was overcast, the sun had yet to cast it’s warm glow into the rocky enclave that had been our home for the night. But all was to change, because by mid morning, it was sweltering.