Watching the World Cup in Brazil

Watching the World Cup in Brazil

For the past five months as we’ve backpacked across South America, getting steadily closer to Brazil, all anyone has talked about is the football. It seems to be what everyone is here for, even people who, like us, are only on the continent at the right time by happy coincidence.…

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Fuerza Bruta

Fuerza Bruta Buenos Aires

We finished off our five days in Buenos Aires with a bang! More of a nuclear explosion, really: the Fuerza Bruta Buenos Aires show at the cultural centre in Recoleta Park. This utterly bonkers experience was completely fitting with our extraordinary few days of excitement and new experiences in the…

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Buenos Aires

Biking Buenos Aires

This is just a short round-up post for Buenos Aires, since I’ve already published reviews of most of the things we did there. We arrived on a rainy Tuesday and spent the first two days trying to enjoy the city in spite of dark skies, thunderstorms, and ceaseless rain. The…

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San Pedro, Chile

Salar de Uyuni Tour, Day One - Wind and Snow

28th – 31st May 2014 This post is just a very short round up of our very brief four days in Chile, and an excuse as to why we didn’t spend more time there! Originally, our plans hadn’t included either Chile or Argentina at all, as we wanted to spend…

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Uyuni Train Cemetery

Uyuni Train Cemetery

Our four day trip from Tupiza to Salar de Uyuni ended in the centre of Uyuni at about 1pm, so from there we headed straight to Uyuni’s second biggest attraction, the Train Cemetery. About 3km outside the town, surrounded by a dusty wasteland filled with loose rubbish and stray dogs,…

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