Day 2 - 440km After sleeping for nearly ten hours, which for me is a new record, I took advantage of the electric kettle (a rarity in Argentine hostelries) and made a coffee using my coffee pack - a Tupperware container with sachets of sugar, powdered milk, and Nescafe Gold, complete with spoon...
Day 3 - 500kms Not being able to sleep through the Rio Colorado thunderstorm, which I was thoroughly enjoying by the way, I slid off my bunk to find there was no power. Fortunately I had scrounged steaming hot water for my thermos flask before retiring and I was able to make a coffee. So, [...]
When my sister gave me a slice of slate from her house near Llandeilo in West Wales some years ago, I made vague plans to take the stone to Patagonia and donate it to the Welsh community. However, the reality is that I stuck it in a drawer, completely forgot about it and only [...]
I'm ready for my motorcycle trip down to deepest Patagonia on Tuesday morning and being Welsh, I'll be presenting the Welsh Association with some presents from Wales.
It's a long way down (1400kms) and I'm already champing at the bit!
Argentina exploded in joy and happiness yesterday evening on reaching the World Cup final and I witnessed the scenes of cars honking their horns and fans dancing in the streets.
Believe me, it's contagious!
Sunday will be nerve wracking.
My stepson moved out on Friday and I requisitioned his room which is now my den/workshop. The garage served its purpose but it was noisy, draughty, very dirty and it didn't have a window!
Work in progress...
Running Windows 10 with only 2GB of RAM is a painful experience and only slightly less painful with 4GB, which is the maximum a Biostar G31 motherboard will take (DDR2).
Anyway, the pensioner customer only browses the Web and plays Bridge online, so upping the RAM is the best I can do, within reason. Lucky to find the RAM anyway.