Bolivia Part 1 -Sucre and La Paz

 Sucre Our first stop in Bolivia (after the briefest of visits to Uyuni) was Sucre, Bolivia's capital city. This city goes against everything we've come to expect of a South American capital city. Towering sky scrapers were replaced with small white, terracotta roofed houses, wide freeways were replaced with narrow cobbled streets and bustling …

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Bolivia Part 2: Death Road & La Senda Verde

Death Road This was a big one. We'd read pretty much everything there is to read about the route, researched agencies and listened enviously as fellow backpackers had retold their encounters with Bolivias infamous Death Road. It's fair to say it was top of our list for Bolivia. We couldn't wait. Before we get cracking …

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Mendoza

Our next stop was Mendoza, an Argentinian region famous for combining many of our passions; Good food, amazing scenery.. oh and the little fact that the region produces 75% of Argentina's wine. Quality Malbec at £1.50 a glass.. bliss. Baring this in mind we decided to book a healthy 4 nights in Mendoza in order …

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A belated look back at Buenos Aires

From Iguazu Falls we made the long trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina's diverse capital city.  When booking our hostel in Buenos Aires we had two options for the location. We could book in Palermo, the trendy but pricey cosmopolitan district or we could go with a hostel in San Telmo, the oldest neighbourhood in Buenos …

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A trip to the end of the earth… aka Iguazu Falls

This blog post comes from a surprisingly comfortable 17 hour coach journey to Buenos Aeries. It's 9pm Argentinian time and we've just experienced our first in-journey meal of a rather good shepherds pie with the usual ad ons (unfortunately no wine)*. *As a side note, public transport in South America is amazing. We arrived with …

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