Posts in 'Backpacking'

What is it like to take a night bus in South America?

What is it like to take a night bus in South America?

If you plan on backpacking in South America, chances are at some point, you are going to take a night bus to cover some serious distance. I’ve put together a little lowdown on the four different experiences I had using night buses in Argentina, Chile and Peru – which were of varying quality from free […]

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How much does it cost? One month in Argentina

How much does it cost? One month in Argentina

This post is a detailed look at our backpacking trip to Argentina at the end of December 2018 including accommodation, long distance and local transport, food, drink and activities. I’ll admit, I’m massive a geek when it comes to tracking spending on trips – I find it really interesting to look back on in the […]

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Hitchhiking London to Morocco

Hitchhiking London to Morocco // Part 2

Apologies, Part 2 has been a VERY long time coming! We are at the half point stage of our hitchhike adventure from London to Morocco – catch up on Part One. Day 4 The Lowdown and Drivers  After a nights stay at my friend Jay’s house from a previous ski season, we were back on […]

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La Boca Buenos Aires

Street Life in La Boca, Buenos Aires

On our last day in Buenos Aires, we fancied exploring an alternative district of the city and made our way to La Boca. On the edge of a shipyard, La Boca is a gritty, working-class area of the city, famous for its highly successful football team Boca Juniors and a host of colourful tin houses, […]

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Street Art Palermo

My 2018 review: the year of adventure

I sit and write this in Bariloche, the Argentine Lake District, a place I didn’t even dream I would be at the end of 2017. I love going back over my photos and remembering all the small details and moments from the year, from catching up with a long lost friend, to the delicate autumn […]

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A slow Sunday in Buenos Aires

First light on a spring morning, in a brand new city. A combination of mild jet lag and early morning heat and light woke me early, a world away from the cold dark mornings we had left behind in Devon. Spring was awash in Buenos Aires, the the purple jarcanada trees still clinging on to […]

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