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.
Use the content menu below to hunt for a specific destination, or scroll down to browse the general content.
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…
From my diaries backpacking around South America in 2014. Don’t miss Minca Part One and Part Two. Our original plan was to stay in Minca two nights,… Read More »Minca, Part Three – More Waterfalls and Taking the Plunge
Looking for magic in Minca at Las Cascades Marinkas. Discovering the beautiful backpacker town of Minca, Colombia in the Sierra Nevada Mountains…
Following our day trip to Taganga beach near Santa Marta, last Friday Sam and I continued our search for the perfect beaches along Colombia’s Caribbean… Read More »Camping, Hiking and Snorkelling at Tayrona National Park
In 2014, I spent five months travelling overland through South America with my then-boyfriend. Even in summary, there is so much to say about this… Read More »South American Adventure – Timeline and Index
One of the things that had me stumped when I was planning for my backpacking trip was what kind of travel plug adaptor for South… Read More »What Kind of Travel Plug Adapter do I Need for South America