Buenos Aires, Argentina

After one month of being in the wilderness, our mouths were salivating for good food and some city life; so we set off to Buenos Aires. As with all of South America, we had no idea what to expect. It was so unknown to us and it was so different from anything we had ever…

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Personal reflection: hiking from Choquequirao to Machu Picchu independently

Click here for our trip report and itinerary of our hike. Five months ago when we were still in Australia we knew we had to pre-purchase the Machu Picchu tickets because it is one of the most visited tourist sights in the world. We monitored TripAdvisor posts, waiting to pounce on when tickets went on…

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One month in Southern Patagonia (Part 2)

Crossing to Argentine Patagonia – Los Glaciares National Park Most travellers we spoke to had either come from or were going to El Calafate and El Chalten in Argentina, so naturally we decided we should add that to our (relatively flexible) itinerary. After about a month in Chile, we crossed the border to its neighbour…

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