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Pouncing in Peru

After relaxing for two and a half weeks it was time to get back to ‘daunting’ reality of travel. At this point in the story we had been traveling for 6 months and we were eager to strap on the backpacks and return to the land of the llamas. Peru. Our flight was effortless albeit…

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Pervious Peru!

You might be wondering why I would call this post pervious? What has Peru got to do with anything that has water seeping through it? Well I don’t mean this in the literal sense of the word (although the Amazon river starts in the Peruvian jungle, so in a sense it is quite pervious) but…

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Noooo Zullin

New Zealand with a Kiwi accent After spending the better half of the year living out of our backpacks, wrestling with constant change and becoming experts in balancing endlessly erratic showers it was time to hang up the rubber soles for a bit. Noo zullin. A place my parents have chosen to adopt as their…

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Busing Bolivia… Parte Dos

A little post from Fem here, since Ben’s been struggling to get a blog post out. Where were we? Ah, Samaipata. A quaint hippie-ish town known for the Amboro National Park. And also the first place we felt comfortable taking off our puffy jackets and sweaters. The village lies on the edge of the Bolivian…

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Busing Bolivia… Parte Uno

South American drivers. I officially dub thee the worst drivers in the world. Never have we seen such inconsiderate selfish and down right useless imbeciles until we arrived here. Stop street? More like hoot street. Red light? Ha! Those red things? Thought they were for decoration. Zebra crossing? Na those don’t exist. We had heard…

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Starry Starry Nights

I woke dying for the loo. Rubbing the sleep out of my eyes I looked up and saw a satellite whizzing by. Had we landed in the middle of our starry galaxy? I pinched myself just to make sure we were still here. Scattered across the blue abyss were billions upon billions of stars like…

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Easter egg Island

A place shrouded in mystery. We don’t know how or why the famous statues exist or how they came to be. Some have a few theories. However these only remain theories shelved in the history books of our time. We arrived early on one of the most isolated islands in the world. Rapa Nui. Our…

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Sootiago de Chile

Santiago. Wedged between two mountain ranges. Forming the perfect catchment area for all the city’s smog. It really isn’t anything to write home about with its high rise blocks, densely populated squares and belching trucks. It represents a modern city with transport networks that propel it to first world status, but there’s a grimness to…

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Vindoza🍷

We’ve arrived in Mendoza. The biggest city east of Buenos Aires. Quaint wouldn’t be the word to describe it. Rather a young metropolis with wide streets and plenty of plazas to sit and people watch. This part of the country is dry and arid making it the perfect location to produce… wine! In fact, 80%…

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