Santiago, Chile

Sunny Santiago - after being in the snow and coldness of Bolivia; I was so happy to arrive in Santiago and it felt like a British summer. It’s been a while since I felt the sun shine on my face and for it to actually warm up my face!  Views from Sky Costanera I was... Continue Reading →

Chile 411

The wine producing, self-sufficient and the richest country in South America. Chile is a country that has a desert, towns and the beautiful outdoors as well as home to the tallest building in South America (984 feet).Chile is a massive country and offers A LOT for any type of trip (but mostly outdoors) however, I... Continue Reading →

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama is a Chilean Town located in the north and 106km southeast of Calama (remember this place as this has the only airport close to the desert). You can fly here from Santiago however, since I was in Bolivia checking out the Salt Flats, I wanted to cross the border rather than... Continue Reading →

WorkAway: Vineyard Bolivia

I got suggested to do a work away on a vineyard in Bolivia. Well I had two weeks to spare, so I signed up to WorkAway which is a cultural exchange for travellers to immerse themselves in another country, get accommodation, learn new language and skills - usually its free accommodation for work. There is... Continue Reading →

La Paz, Bolivia

I crossed the border by bus from Peru to Bolivia - which was a little nightmare as they unzip your bag and will take away your fruit then look through your bag then you have to repack everything. So annoying! The customs were a nightmare and unfortunately, the custom officers were a little corrupt. One... Continue Reading →

Machu Picchu

A place I dreamed about going to when I was a child and didn’t think it was ever possible for me to go.  I am not an outdoors person and have NEVER camped in my life however, I felt the journey to Machu Picchu required at least a journey that might help me be one... Continue Reading →

Puno, Lake Taticaca

Puno is the city gateway to get to Lake Titicaca and this lake borders both Peru and Bolivia.. I guess I spoiled the next stop for me. This is the place with floating islands that are self made and families will make these islands to live together but when there is a dispute, they can... Continue Reading →

Amazon

One of the great wonders of the world and I would’ve never thought I would get there! It’s a place I’ve dreamt about as a mystical place filled with exotic animals and crazy insects which all seemed to be true. I did some research and you can enter the Amazon through Peru, Brazil, Colombia and... Continue Reading →

Rio, Rio, Rio

Rio, Rio, Rio.  My transfer from Paraty took me directly to my hostel which helped as it was getting dark. Now, I’ve stayed in Rio twice during my trip. This was before and after going to Transcoso, Bahia.  Firstly, I really enjoyed staying at El Misti Hostel - it was really lively, the staff were... Continue Reading →

Paraty / Ilhe Grande

I was making my way up from São Paulo so I caught a bus from São Paulo’s bus station - I went to the company ‘XX’ stand (I am still trying to find this bus ticket so will update when I find this) and brought my ticket there that took me to Paraty.  Paraty is... Continue Reading →

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