Patagonia Road Trip

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Ruta 40 to Bariloche, El Bolson and The Seven Lakes Circuit…

When it comes to dream holiday destinations, Patagonia places pretty high on most people’s list. Covering the south of Argentina and Chile this fairytale land is one the most beautiful places in the world. Luscious green forests, rolling mountains, roaring waterfalls and sparkling lakes are just some of the wonders to be found here. Fed up of the bus we hired a car to tackle the wild Patagonia.

3 days in the Uyuni salt flats

Itinereray, costs and top tips…

Uyuni is merely the starting point for what was undoubtedly one of the most epic adventures we have ever experienced. With harsh desert landscapes and freezing cold nights Uyuni wins no awards for luxury. Instead it offers you a taste of some of the most spectacular natural landscapes this planet has to offer.

13 things to do in La Paz

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A guide to ease you into the crazy city ….

The most accurate summary of La Paz I can offer? Crazy! It’s as enigmatically enterprising as it is dirty and dusty. As charismatic as it is cramped. As surreal as it is surprising. A collection of contradictions, La Paz can be quite overwhelming for a first timer but, if you give it a chance, this is a city with a lot to offer.

Crossing borders Brazil to Bolivia

The death train, Santa Cruz and corrupt cops……

Crossing borders whilst travelling can be particularly tricky. There are a lot of unknowns and not a massive amount of helpful information online. Here we will tell you about the border crossing between Corumba, Brazil and Puerto Quijarro, Bolivia, the “Death Train” and our encounter with the police in Santa Cruz. 

3 days in the Brazillian Pantanal

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And the jungle’s gems Bodoquena and Bonito……

Brazil is well known for an abundance of attractive features. Perhaps the most unknown and interesting to the adventurous amongst us are the jungles and wetlands that cover large parts of this behemoth of a country. 

Iguacu Falls

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Foz do Iguacu- More than just the falls?……

Located in Brazil’s west, near the Argentina and Paraguay borders is Foz Do Iguaçu. Home to the famed Iguaçu falls, this stop was an absolute must for us. Did the almighty falls live up to the hype? Boy, did they ever!

Paraty

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Architecture, beaches and speed boat rescues…….

Paraty is one of Brazil’s hidden gems. The cobbled streets and seventeenth century architecture of it’s colonial town centre are only part of what Paraty has to offer.

Ilha Grande

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A slice of paradise in the Atlantic…..

Ilha Grande (Big Island) is a 75 square mile slice of heaven with 102 tropical beaches, waterfalls, rainforest and mountain trails. Oh, and did we mention 102 tropical beaches? Just checking.

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