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Salar de Uyuni Bolivia

Feeling the altitude in Bolivia

Altitude sickness was something I was really nervous about before South America. I knew we would be venturing high in Peru and …

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Salt Flats Tour, Bolivia

A three-day tour of the Bolivian salt flats was what I was looking forward to the most in South America. Many people …

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Two days in La Paz, Bolivia

From Buenos Aires, we flew up to La Paz – the largest city in Bolivia, and the highest metropolis in the world, sitting …

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

For me when travelling, it always seems to be the places I expect the least from that I fall for the hardest. I had …

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Ilha Grande, Brazil

A two-hour drive from Rio de Janeiro, you will find yourself in paradise. Ilha Grande is an island off the coast, totally …

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A taste of Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro. Not a bad starting point for a six-week tour of South and Central America. Our time in Rio was …

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Postcard from… Machu Picchu

I’m a few destinations behind on my postcards thanks to a whirlwind few days and the slowest of WiFi connections in the …

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Postcard from… Bolivia

Apologies for the communication blackout this week… I have been without wifi (and showers and flushing toilets) during a tour of Salar …

El Rosedal de Palermo Buenos Aires

Postcard from… Buenos Aires

Next stop on the itinerary is beautiful Buenos Aires. The capital of Argentina has utterly charmed me. While I had heard wonderful …

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Postcard from… Rio de Janeiro

And so my South and Central American adventure begins. Our first stop is four days in Rio de Janeiro. We’ve been sunning …