No visit to La Paz is complete without an attempt at cycling down the infamous Yungas Road aka the Death Road. So what is the Death Road anyway? The Yungas Road leads from La Paz to Coroico in the Yungas region of Bolivia, it is 64km long, and in 1995 it was named the Worlds most… Read More Biking the Death Road with Barracuda Biking
Pucon is located 11 hours south of Santiago in Chile, it’s home to the active Volcano Villerrica and the beautiful Lake Villarrica. With the intention of Snowboarding in South America, after a little research I came across Pucon! Deemed the Adventure Capital of Chile, it seemed like a perfect place to make a detour to.… Read More Pretty Rad Pucon
Rio de Janeiro, famous for its golden beaches, the Christ Redeemer and Carnaval, was never considered as a destination to visit when planning my travels through South America. Crime is a major issue in Rio, and it has a rocky reputation! However, during my backpacking through South America I’ve also heard such amazing feedback on… Read More Why I loved Rio De Janeiro
Today I have been travelling in South America for 2 months. Things have gone right, things have gone wrong, it’s not always easy, but it’s almost always worth it! I’ve met some amazing people and truly fallen in love with South America! Here’s an overview of my story so far… I started in Lima, Peru… Read More 2 months in South America – My story so far!
Patagonia is located in the South of South America, and is shared by both Argentina and Chile. Although there are many Cities in which it is possible to visit, I chose to visit the popular destinations of El Calafate and El Chalten. Patagonia Itinerary: Day 1 – Flight – Buenos Aires to El Calafate with Aerolíneas… Read More 10 Days in Argentinian Patagonia
Hello from Valparaiso, I spent three nights, four days exploring the colourful city of Valparaíso, and it really did live up to my high expectations. How to get to Valparaiso I travelled to Valparaiso from Santiago via bus with the bus company Turbus. You catch the bus from the bus station – Terminal de Le Alemeda… Read More The City of Stairs – Valparaíso
Santiago is the capital of Chilé, Chilé is a long narow strip of land located in the West of South America situated between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, it neighbours Argnetina in the East, Peru in the North and Bolivia to the North East. I arrived by flight into Santiago via Lima from Cusco, you are… Read More Exploring Santiago