I’m not sure if we are technically following the Pan-American anymore – we are pouring over maps for routes leading to a town large enough to fix the side-view window smashed by a too-close truck in Bolivia. Which we find in Jujuy, along with traffic and hassles that threaten to unravel the mellow we now associate with Argentina. So we do our business and retreat to the surrounding countryside, letting the river be our guide.
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