Two VW buses and two motorcycles can make a heck of a lot of noise.
Roof riding Ruta 40? Nobody is going to tell you not to.
Finally, we had a blow out (thanks Bumblebus!). But, it was on an old & cheap (free) spare that came with the bus.
El Chalten is in a spectacular setting. We even had blue skies and no wind.
Traveling with friends means you cook less and the food is better (for us, anyway).