Author Archives: Marlieke

Old men and the sea

Buenos aires – Argentina, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador de Bahia – Brasil, Tenerife – Spain, Madeira – Portugal, Savona – Italy. We had known about it for a long time, we had looked forward to it, but at the same … Continue reading

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Passing time

Valparaiso in Chile, Mendoza, Cordoba in Argentina, Montevideo, Punta del Diablo, Colonia in Uruguay Needles to say this journey has been an experience of a life time. We have had an absolute blast. Yet after a so many months, we had … Continue reading

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To the end of the world

El Chaiten, La Junta, Coihayque, Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Chile Chico, Bajo Caracoles, El Calafate, Torres del Paine, Puerto Natales, Punta Arenas, Rio Grande, Ushuaia While Chile is about 18 times bigger than the Netherlands, the number of inhabitants is about … Continue reading

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Perfect strangers

Mendoza, Argentina, Santiago & Valparaiso, Chile A lot of travellers will tell you that the best part of their trip was the hospitality they experienced, offered to them by complete strangers. After a luxurious meal, a night full of drinks … Continue reading

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W(h)ining and dining

San Pedro de Atacama, Socaire, Cachi, Cafayate, St Florentina, Mendoza, Chile/Argentina There is a little secret that we have been keeping from you ever since we entered Central-America. It is a small thing that for us actually already started to … Continue reading

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Peruvian highlights

Nasca, Camana, Chivay, Arequipa, Puno, Peru Time for another bucket list activity! After crossing right through the plains of the famous Nasca lines on the Panamerican highway, we headed for the airport of Nasca. I had always wanted to fly … Continue reading

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Lost in Lima

Chiclayo, Huanchaco, Lima, Huacachina, Peru Tuktuks were everywhere, cutting in front of us, passing us on the right and left side, trying to push us into the open sewage next to the road and of course horning frantically. It almost … Continue reading

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Continental crossing

David, Panama city, Kuna Yala, Panama Right in front of us we saw the silhouette of a large metalwork bridge: El puente de Americas. On the right side we could see massive freighters laying side by side, all waiting for … Continue reading

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