That time I ripped up our Chilean Visas!

That time I ripped up our Chilean Visas!

• Two days before the most stressful day of travelling yet: J and his mate! 7:00pm: We were sat on a bench in Valparaiso, Chile with plenty of time waiting for our 25 hour bus journey to San Pedro de Atacama to start. J handed me some papers and said ‘we...
My Diary of Rio

My Diary of Rio

Day One: The view from our hostel of Christ the Redeemer! We arrived in Rio after a 25 hour bus journey to welcoming blue skies and sunshine, we’d pretty much had non stop rain for the last week! The journey was fine once we settled into it although the bus did...
Mysterious disappearances & Sunday sightseeing

Mysterious disappearances & Sunday sightseeing

On our last weekend in Buenos Aires we had a very touristy day and did some good old sightseeing. I’d been wanting to go and have a proper look around Plaza de Mayo and see Casa Rosada since reading about the “disappeared” and the Madras of the Plaza de Mayo. If you...
We Gotta Get Out of This Place!

We Gotta Get Out of This Place!

This morning we said an emotional goodbye to our brother, sister and niece and left Uruguay for what we thought would be the final time, to begin our adventures in Brazil. The gateway to Brazil from Uruguay’s eastern coast is a little town called Chuy or Chui,...
To Boca or not to Boca?

To Boca or not to Boca?

Beware: thieves about! La Boca is a notoriously dangerous neighbourhood in the South-East of Buenos Aires and after reading reports of violent muggings I was quite honestly shitting myself about going. Never the less, it is recommended as a must see that tons of...