My trip to Mendoza, Argentina – a small town in the heart of Malbec country. Gorgeous countryside, amazing food, and plenty of great wine!
Welcome to the section of my site that’s all about my favourite place in the world – South America. I spent five months there travelling overland from Colombia to Brazil through six countries – and completely fell in love. This continent is so rich in adventure, culture, and gorgeous landscapes.
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Oh, and check out this post all about my five-month trip through South America for a breakdown of all my favourite travel stories. It’s a great way to get an idea of how to structure your own route!
All my latest South America posts are below, but reach out if you have a specific question and I’ll do my best to help out…
On our third day in Salta, we were keen to get out into the surrounding countryside and explore. Salta is set in one of the… Read More »San Lorenzo Salta – Hiking in Argentina’s Northern Mountains
My trip to Salta Argentina – great steaks, pretty parks, and amazing views…
The Salar de Uyuni tour is easily the most popular tourist destination in Bolivia, and it’s easy to see why. The salt flats themselves are… Read More »Salar de Uyuni Tour from Tupiza in Bolivia – A Review
From tango and tea in La Boca to bondiolas in Puerto Moderno, the tour from Biking Buenos Aires is truly the best way to see this spectacular city…
This post is from my South America backpacking diaries, all about the Potosi Mine Tour in Bolivia. It was first published in 2014 but I… Read More »What it’s really like on the Potosi Mine Tour
Easily one of our favourite places in Bolivia so far was Torotoro, a tiny town dropped into the middle of the landscape with what looks… Read More »Torotoro National Park – Caves, Rocks and Dinosaur Footprints