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I'm Joseph Savant, photographer and moto adventurer. 

I just completed an amazing motorcycle journey to the tip of South America from Alaska, exploring and photographing all the way. I hope you enjoy the blog!


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© 2017 by Joseph Savant

Patagonia Bound!

A photo adventure from Alaska to the tip of South America

After a nine month, 30,000 mile motorcycle journey through Alaska, the West and Mexico,

follow along as I ride solo from Mexico to the tip of South America!


Catch Alaska and my other travels here

Since the latest blog entries post at the top, you may wish to start from the beginning!

September 9, 2017

I sat in my darkened room, the french doors opened into night with a gentle rain over a town that was slowly drifting to sleep. The bleat of goats I heard nearby, fodder for customers who read the handwritten “cabrito” sign on a piece of cardboard taped to a roadside c...

September 8, 2017

So I left a little late yesterday from Santiago, rebelling against any schedule now that I'm free for the foreseeable future. I filled up the big BMW's tank up at the local Pemex with "Roja" (premium gas) to the tune of nearly 500 pesos, which at the current valuation...

September 5, 2017

The seed for riding to the tip of South America was planted in 1991, overhearing a group of guys at a BMW dealer in Fort Worth preparing for a trip from Alaska to Ushuaia. The idea bit me hard at age 31, but it seemed an impossibility with children and a life-consuming...

September 3, 2017

Over the years I've used several camera systems for my travels and the search for perfection will likely continue. Traveling on a motorcycle is similar to backpacking in that space is limited, and the quest for smaller, lighter and better never ends. 

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