Total Mileage Contest

Guess our total mileage over the next year!

Fill out the form below to submit your guess. The contest will be open until April 30th and the winner will get a bottle of wine directly from Argentina (plus bragging rights)!

Relevant information: Our route is not at all set. The general idea is to head south, starting in Baja, then cross over to mainland Mexico, through Central America, and on to South America along the general course of the Pan American Highway. There will be plenty of diversions along the way. We might make it all the way south to Ushuaia, Argentina, but then again we might not. We plan to be on the road for approximately one year. We have already driven about 2000 miles from Boulder to San Diego.

Full disclosure: The oversized tires on the van cause the odometer to be low by approximately 5% (for every 100 actual miles we drive the odometer will read ~95). The winner will be the person that guesses the closest to our total mileage on the odometer.

Odometer reading leaving Boulder: 207,839

Odometer when we left Boulder.

Odometer when we left Boulder.

Enter your guess here:

Contest now closed, thanks for your entries!


From Colorado to Mexico

In the past twelve days we have already traveled over 2000 miles from Colorado to Northern California, then down the coast all the way to San Diego. We have had a wonderful time visiting with friends and family and seeing both old and new places along the way. Today is our last day in the good old USA and we are spending it running errands before crossing the border into Mexico early tomorrow morning. We’re looking forward to finding a nice little place to camp by the beach, surf, and just kick back and relax for a few days.

Packing for a year on the road.

Packing for a year on the road.

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