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La Makinola: touring the continent above a Falcon

Juan and Marina are two Argentines who decided to follow a crazy dream: today they travel America in the Makinola, a model 81 Falcon. We tell you the story.

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Sometimes, when you really want to do something, the lack of resources is compensated by  creativity . If not, let's look at the story of this couple.  Juan and Marina  are two Argentines who had a dream, and today they are fulfilling it: they are touring the continent above the Makinola  , a 1981  Ford  Falcon  .

It all started when Juan bought the car and wanted to try it on a trip to the Baths for a car meeting. At first, the intention was to come back, but something made him venture to follow. He started driving  north . Marina had stayed working in  Buenos Aires , but from afar she could also feel the adventurous impulse. Six months after Juan began his journey, she joined him in  Panama . The  Makinola  has been traveling for almost two years. He departed from   Mar del Plata   (Buenos Aires) and arrived at  United States.  

How do they finance this trip?

Once the car started to become famous, they started generating  marketing  products to sell and solve the journey by taking advantage of the contacts generated through Instagram.

What is the route of the Makinola?

They tell it themselves on their  Facebook page:

We are Juan and Marina, two Argentines who are traveling the world with a Ford Falcon from 1981, called “La Makinola”.

Our dream is to travel the world and know the different cultures, customs, share with people beautiful moments and above all show the world that dreams are to be fulfilled.

The first part of the trip was Mar del Plata (Argentina) -Las Vegas (USA) UU). Travel time: 1 year and 1 month

Second tour: Los Angeles (USA) USA) to Miami (USA) USA): 15 days

Third tour: Monterrey (Mexico) -Detroit (USA) UU). We arrived at the Ford plant

Fourth tour: Detroit-New York (USA) UU)

Total travel time: 1 year and 10 months

It all started in narzo 2017 when we went to see the town of Tigre which we would later baptize our beloved MAKINOLA.

There he was waiting for us, not knowing the thousands of kilometers, the temperatures and the millions of places he would know. For John it was love at first sight and certainly it was dreaming big and something wonderful.

Publication Date: 02/09/2020

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