Meet the couple crossing the highway from Argentina to Alaska

Belu and Lucho take their 1996 Volkswagen on an adventure across two continents. # k5 late

North Cascade, Washington – In 2016, an Argentine couple Bello and Luchu I felt the need for a simple life. Traveling was always good for Belu, and old-school cars were Lucho’s natural passion.

So it wasn’t much of a surprise when the idea of ​​traveling the continent together in this classic 1996 Volkswagen van came up.

We are talking about more than 8 thousand miles, ranging from his native South America to Alaska.

Bello Pesotto said: “For us, traveling is very important to learn about life. We learned a lot on this trip. We learned to live simply.

As we all know, not all flights go as planned. When the epidemic broke out, borders were closed and international travel bans went into effect. The duo have been stuck in Mexico for over a year.

Realizing that time didn’t matter, what really matters are the memories you create and the friends you make.

“Freedom is the most important thing I win on this trip,” said Lucho Garnero.

When they finally crossed the border into the United States and headed northwest for more unique experiences, it was time to cross the border into Canada, where some travel restrictions still applied. At the time, tourists from Argentina were not allowed into Canada, and now that winter is approaching, road conditions are soon less than ideal.

So they decided to postpone the rest of the trip until spring 2022.

“We are so grateful and we love our lives,” Bello said.

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They wrote a book called Liberty (which means “Free yourself”), who shares his own experiences and advice for future travelers. You can also find it on the YouTube channel. Travel and retweet (which means “to travel and laugh”).

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