The Absolute Best Places To Visit In Uruguay

The Absolute Best Places To Visit In Uruguay

A long time favourite summer vacation destination for Argentines and Brazilians, Uruguay is becoming increasingly popular on the South America backpacking route. We wanted to find out for ourselves what all the fuss was about. So we jumped on a boat from Argentina,...
Parque Cretacico Sucre: Bolivia’s Dinosaur Footprints

Parque Cretacico Sucre: Bolivia’s Dinosaur Footprints

Parque Cretacico Sucre is home to one of the world’s largest collections of fossilised dinosaur footprints, over 5000 to be exact.  Believed to have been formed an unfathomable 65-68 million years ago during the Mesozoic Era, this area of Bolivia has got...
Guide to the Hill of Seven Colours, Purmamarca, Jujuy

Guide to the Hill of Seven Colours, Purmamarca, Jujuy

Open any guidebook on Argentina and you’ll see a photograph of the unusual phenomenon that is locally known as Cerro de los Siete Colores. Translated in English to The Hill of Seven Colours, this colourful landscape is Argentina’s answer to Peru’s rainbow...
The 14 Coloured Mountains, Humahuaca, Argentina

The 14 Coloured Mountains, Humahuaca, Argentina

Maybe it was because we were there in Argentina’s autumn, or maybe it really is off the beaten tourist track? Either way, Cerro Hornocal near Quebrada de Humahuaca is simultaneously one of the most peaceful and most beautiful landscapes we’ve ever seen. It’s just one...
How To Get From Bariloche to El Calafate

How To Get From Bariloche to El Calafate

If you don’t have these two destinations on your Argentina travel itinerary, you’re going to be missing out. Here’s everything you need to know about how to get from Bariloche to El Calafate. Or visa versa, if you are travelling north from El Calafate to Bariloche....