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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!

February 24, 2018

The next day I awoke early and caught a glimpse of Mount Fitzroy with the golden light of the sunrise on it through the hotel window. By the time I got outside its grey cloud had hidden the face again.

Canuck and I decided to visit the glacier by boat like real tourists...

February 18, 2018

The next morning Tom went north on his black Honda Africa Twin while Charlie and I headed south for El Chaltén and the fabled Mount Fitz Roy.

There was a 70 or 80 kilometer section of gravel ahead, heard about from several travelers, that featured foot deep sections. I...

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 7, 2017

Despite having finished the recent 30,000 mile trip, and multiple solo trips, I still experienced a case of nerves. For me, the unfortunate downside of having spare time means that I have an opportunity to overthink, over-prepare and over-pack. The premise of heading i...

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...

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