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driving the panamerican... california to chile

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1. Posted by zach (Budding Member 2 posts) 12y

ill be driving the panamerican hwy to chile in jan/feb and was wondering if anybody would be interested in a caravan?

2. Posted by AndrewGW (Full Member 42 posts) 12y

You do realize there's no road between Panama and Colombia - you will need to ship your car/bike by sea...

Just yesterday there was news in the paper of opening the Darien Gap but I don't see it happening too dangerous for Panama in many ways... Lots of protests about doing it - environmental-wise and security-wise...

So plan on putting your vehicle in a container and following it by air...

Cheers,
Andrew

3. Posted by thowra (Full Member 74 posts) 12y

And also that in many parts of Chile the Panamerican doesn't exist as such but turns into a dirt-track and leaps over into Argentina?? But it sounds like a cool project anyway! Where are you planning on staying during your travels? Hotels? camping?