South America

Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Iguazu falls is one of the world wonders on the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. It was around 8.00am when I reached my hostel in Puerto Iguazu and fortunately they let me use the shower and offered me breakfast and storage for my stuff. I couldn’t check in yet…
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Getting to Iguazu Falls, Argentina from Montevideo, Uruguay

My journey from Montevideo in Uruguay to Iguazu falls is the longest bus ride I have taken while travelling. There a few options to do this trip: Bus to Buenos Aires then another bus to Puerto Iguazu Bus to Colonia, Uguguay then a ferry to Buenos Aires then another bus…
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Buenos Aires, Argentina: theatre show, walking tour and a cemetery

Buenos Aires is the capital city located on the East coast of Argentina around the middle. The city is known for its Spanish/European architecture and rich culture.The city was establish in 1536 by the Spanish. It’s a huge, beautiful city, which weirdly doesn’t have a Latin American feel. I arrived…
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​Mendoza, Argentina: Wine, bikes and horses

Mendoza is a small city, North-West of Argentina and is famous for its vineyards and wine. Quite a few travellers stop here, mainly to do the wine and bike tour in the winery area. It seems like a great reason to spend a couple of days here. I was in…
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Weekends in Jerico, Antioquia

I have been to Jerico three times now and actually love the pueblo. The first time was completely by chance and just stayed here for a day. I had just met a guy, who needed to go here for work so asked if I would like to go with him….
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Minca, Colombia: motorbike burns and hiking

Minca is a small, tranquil town in the mountains about an hour away from Santa Marta, with lots of cafes, hikes and bird-watching spots. From the hostel in the centre of Santa Marta, we caught a taxi, costing us 60,000 pesos between four of us. When we told the taxi…
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Tayrona National Park, Colombia

Tayrona National Park is just north of Santa Marta on the coast with several picturesque beaches, forest, different trails and a native community amongst the mountains. After waking up in Santa Marta, packing a small bag and checking out, we caught a taxi (as there was four of us) to…
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How I afford to travel long term

People are always asking me how I have been travelling for so long or travellers are shocked when I tell them how long I have been travelling. I will start with a bit of background about me. I was a qualified teacher in England before deciding to quit my job…
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