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Date Place Comment
August 7th, 2018 Pihtipudas boat dock

A small parking lot next to lake. Quiet place for the night. Cyclists can get to the covered firebit what is at the south end of small gravel path. Go down to the lake from Shell gas station and keep to the south 150 or so meters.

August 6th, 2018 Ylitornio beach

Nice sandy beach spot on the river. Has shelter with a firepit. Sweden is on the other side of the River.

August 1st, 2018 Lake Tulpyavr

Not that far from Murmansk. Has MegaFon reception, a lake, firepit, grill, table and some loggs. Also some sizzling power lines. If you don’t mind the electricity lines then this is pretty nice place. On the small hill overlooking the lake.

July 30th, 2018 Between the lakes

10 or so different sites to choose from. Right at the lake. There is campaign sign on the main road. Follow that road past the cabins and you will end up here.

July 29th, 2018 Nordcamping

Ok place to camp. Its 500rubl for a car and 200rubl for person. There is a possibility to organize a boat ride to the nearby open air museum if weather permits. Its 3000rubl per person starting from 4 persons. Its 1,5hours boat ride - 2 hours on the island- 1,5hours boat ride back. Public boat is 2900rubl

July 29th, 2018 Boats to Solovetskie island

A place where boats depart. Better have a booking. Its busy in summer time. Bookings can be made trough prichalrk.ru Its in English also. Price is 1600 rubl one way per person. Bring your passport. Its possible to pay with bank card. English tour in monastery is 650 rubl per person and can be bought only once you’re on the island. 24 hour parking on the dock is 200rubl. We spent a night here and its great authentic place!

July 28th, 2018 At the lake

Official rest spot near the main road. You can drive between the trees right next to the lake. There is a small wooden pier and also a small swing in the lake. Good spot for overnight or just a quick swim brake from the driving

July 27th, 2018 Rechnikov village

Its a church gravel parking lot right next to big Volkhov river. Local fishermen where extremely lucky with caching fish in high regularity. Nice place to dip into the river with very hot summer days. Ok to spend a night

July 26th, 2018 Near Petrohof

Free spot next to nice running park. Some friendly locals around. Quiet street. Free

March 27th, 2018 Cheapest carwash

There is a guy with a power wash machine on this street. Good service with excellent price. 500pesos for big Sprinter box. Definitely recommended!

March 14th, 2018 Playa de Solymar

After looking up most of the places on this strech this place is definitely the best for us. Pretty close to the white sand beach and enough away from the road. The view to the see is not blocked off by sand tunes and no private houses around like most of the other places on this side of the Montevideo. Turn off to this place is from green post number 19. At day time 5-6 other cars but nobody at night time. There is small fish market at the entrance road. Montevideo centre is 20min away.

March 13th, 2018 On the beach, (almost).

Parking is near the road or in front of someone’s house. Did not stay

March 13th, 2018 Near the beach

In front of someone’s house, again. Did not stay

March 13th, 2018 Auto lavado

Good for bigger riggs. They did a decent job. Had to show them a bit what kind of quality i was looking for and then after that all was good. 1300 pesos for a 7meter long and 3,45m high Sprinter box. Somewhat expensive. As we where delayed by Grimaldi we visited another carwash what was much cheaper and with the same quality. Have made entry for that as well

March 13th, 2018 Next To The Beach

In front of someone’s house. Not the nicest place to park

March 12th, 2018 water tap at the park

With a not so welcoming gas stations, this is a nice spot to get your water tank filled. Stayed on the beach not far from here and used this tap twice

March 11th, 2018 Beach camping

Indeed a nice spot. Stayed here for couple of days until someone complained about us to the Uruguayan navy and they came to investigate. Friendly guys. Informed us that someone filed a complaint and its not allowed by law to sleep/camp straight at the beach. Day time use is fine. Just park prox. 5km east fom here on the beach/river spot and its hidden enough for nobody to care. Maybe...

March 7th, 2018 Laguna de San Vicente

Nice little lake near the Buenos Aires. Long green stretch where to park.
If needed, there is municipal camping also at the down side of the lake

February 27th, 2018 Reserva Cabo Auricosta

The access road to here isn’t that good but you definitely don’t need 4wd to drive here. There is no wind cover if you drive to the left from Y junction. Any size or make rig will do just fine if you drive to the right side from Y junction. Just go slow. Plenty of spaces to choose from.

February 26th, 2018 Paso San Sebastian, Porvenir, Chile to Paso San Sebastian, Rio Grande, Argentina

From Chile to Argentina. Quick service as always when exiting Chile. Stamp your passport out and then canceled the TIP. Just in the side from Aduana there is SAG table. Get a stamp on your paper slip from here as well. There’s should be 3 stamps on that small paper wat you get from immigration. Nobody checked the car. Argentinian side is 14km away. Don’t forget to take the paper slip with you when you walk in, as we did. Same thing here. First immigration, then Aduana for car. Drive to the gate and guy comes out to take this paper slip. Argentinian immigration and Aduana will both stamp it also. Had to open the back door but they didn’t went in.

February 26th, 2018 Ferry Terminal Punta Arenas

Show up early for queuing. The boat grew is also the ones who will sell tickets from the office. Sign says that office is opened from 8:00 but they started selling tickets already 7:30 Take the passports with you. Vehicle price includes also the driver.

February 25th, 2018 Road closures till December 2018

This check-in is where the desivio is in place. The actual 16km roadworks is more to the north. There was nobody working in this stretch on weekend and there was no road maintenance equipment to be seen.

February 17th, 2018 Puente Angosto Rio Belgrano

Spent a quiet night here. Did not see any toilet paper around. Thank god for the wind I quess. Was definitely windy here. Pointed our campers nose to it and that solved the wind problem. Wind ddi quiet down as the sun was setting.

February 15th, 2018 Parque Patagonia – Westwinds

We parked here with our Sprinter and nice ranger came to to money collecting round at 17:30. Had good information for the Lagunas Altas hike and warnings about pumas in the park. Guanacos are plenty so pumas are thriving as well. Paid for one person 8000 pesos, we are 2 traveling, as we don’t use the facilities and only needed a legal place to park inside the National Park. It is just a gravel parking lot. Also only 8 tents where up when we where here. More Guanacos then prople in this campground.
The Lagunas Altas hike is 21km loop from this parking lot. Even new kilometer signs go only until 19km. On the trail is numerous no swimming, no camping and no fires signs. Good hike!

February 14th, 2018 Excursiones El Condor

Its really an eatery where they will call a boat captain and arrange the meeting in front. 10thousand per person and you will pay directly to the captain. All the local tour agents will ask the same price.

February 14th, 2018 Small gravel track at the lake

No need for high clearance. Really close to the road but no traffic at night.

February 10th, 2018 Free Ferry around the Santa Lucia landslide

We had the free boat booked for the first opening what was 2 weeks from today. Did all the hikes we could in Pumalin and decided to just show up today at 5ish and asked is it possible to fitnus in the 23:00 leaving ferry. It was! People here are super friendly and if you show up early enough they will but you in the next boat. Have to have the reservation before you show up here. Whatever dates, they didn’t care. Boat is full and some 8 passenger cars where left waiting on shore. I quess they will be on the tomorrow’s 7:00 one.
The company’s office in Chaiten is opened till 18:00

February 9th, 2018 Parque Pumalín – Campsite Río Gonzalo

Lots of other people use this parking lot for overnight camping. There’s no sign prohibiting camping. Theres nice mirador 200meters more towards Chaiten but has no camping sign

February 6th, 2018 Nice overview of the ocean

Nice place on top of the cliff. The road here, if you comes from the north is ok. Some 9’ish first kilometers from the turnoff is freshly paved. Rest is cravel.

February 5th, 2018 Lonesome Bay, Close To Ahui

Stayed for 3 nights. First 2 we where the only ones day and night. Last day there was 6 different cars packed with local families. Beach is long and everyone had their private spots. On the road here there is a couple of signs with 2,90m hight restriction. Its for the low hanging telephone lines over the road at some places. We are 3,45m and where ok.


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