Category Archives: Travel

Getting my Graffiti on in Buenos Aires

On our first afternoon in Buenos Aires Karen and me took a guided street art tour. It was really interesting and I actually learnt quite a lot too. The guide is a street artist himself and knows a lot of … Continue reading

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Back to Argentina… San Martin de Los Andes & Bariloche

The bus from Pucon to San Martin de los Andes took us across the Andes and back across the border into Argentina again. The drive was scenic, but a bit rainy. We also got to watch a weird film that … Continue reading

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Pucon

After sleeping through pretty much all of the bus ride we had a bracing walk through the drizzle to our hostel in Pucon. The hostel is a converted chalet with wood burning stoves and a big lounge and kitchen. It’s … Continue reading

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Santiago, Valparaiso & Viña del Mar

The bus from Mendoza to Santiago was actually pretty good despite ages terrible movies. It took all day though and we got settled into our ‘Eco Hostel’ before heading out to explore. Santiago is the capital city of Santiago and … Continue reading

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The Andes, making eyes at mountains

So the drive between Mendoza and Santiago was so beautiful I got very snap happy. It was also a miracle I was absorbed looking at the scenery as the road is very winding. The section just across the border into … Continue reading

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Malbec in Mendoza

So we had the best bus journey ever to Mendoza. We paid $20 for an upgrade and got huge leather seats and wine… We also a good film selection. I started knitting a new pair of socks too and the … Continue reading

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Argentina, Salta

So the bus ride from San Pedro to Salta was officially the bus ride from hell! Both Lindsey and myself were extremely hung-over, somehow the boys all seemed to pull up ok though – not fair! At the bus station … Continue reading

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