Tag Archives: Chile

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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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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Chilling in Chile, San Pedro de Atacama

After jumping on a second mini bus to cross the border into Chile we met our transit guide, Miriam. Again, as from Peru to Bolivia, our guide was not allowed to cross with us and so Miriam took us across … Continue reading

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Playa de Uyuni aka photo fun at the salt flats

The first night of my adventure into the Bolivian salt flats was spent in the closest town, Uyuni. The salt flats are actually called Uyuni de Salta. The town has a very western/Australian outback feel to it, with dusty streets, … Continue reading

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The adventure begins/first thoughts…

So I have finally gone and done it and it still almost doesn’t feel real! I have decided to set up a blog so that I have a diary of my trip and so that people can keep up with … Continue reading

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