Category Archives: South America

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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Back(packers) again!

Ushuaia, Rio Gallegos, Caleta Olivia, Puerto Madryn, Esquel, El Bolson, San Martin de los Andes, Pucon, Chillan, Valparaiso.  For months we had set our goals at reaching Ushuaia, the end of the world. When we initially drove into town we … 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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Almost Europe

Chillan, Pucon, Ancud, Chile Chile has a distinctly pan-European feel to it. The blueberry kuchen made in the german settlements are just as delicious as those produced back in the heimat. The cheese produce of certain areas are almost of Dutch … 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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Highs and lows

Uyuni, Nacional Reserva de Eduardo Avaroa, Bolivia Uyuni is a dusty, wilderness-frontier town where nothing has happened, happens or will ever happen. Little reason to visit, yet flocks of motorcyclists, cyclists and regular backpackers converge in this dull town. Obediently we joined the … Continue reading

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