Tag Archives: UNESCO

Paraty

The journey to Paraty was a bit rough, very long and hot. I had the most annoying woman sat behind me on the overnight leg to São Paolo, it was then a further six hour journey along winding roads to … Continue reading

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Incredible Iguazu

After a fairly good night bus ride from Concordia we met our local guide, Eduardo who is taking us around Iguazu. We jumped into taxis that took us to be stamped out of Argentina. Our driver was brilliant he was … Continue reading

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Uruguay – Colonia & Montevideo

From Buenos Aires we caught a ferry into Uruguay. We had to go through full airport style check-in and security, with bag scanners and personal scanners too! Luckily the boat ride was only an hour, not being great on any … Continue reading

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Celebrating Easter with Dinosaurs in Sucre

After the world’s worst overnight bus we finally arrived in Sucre, only four hours late. The bus was boiling hot, had no toilet and a baby that was screaming nonstop, argh! There was also a head-on accident between a between … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

After finishing the Quarry Trail we hopped on the train to Machu Picchu town with the members who had also stayed in Cuzco. The train journey was great, the trains have panoramic roofs so you get amazing views of the … Continue reading

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Cuenca, the latin love child of Melbourne and Florence

So on our last night out in Banos the whole group went to dinner in a really nice place, just around the corner from out hotel. They gave us a local drink which is made from warmed orange juice with … Continue reading

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The Equator, Otavalo and fun facts time!

So today I learnt lots of fun facts… Which will be laced throughout the post… Can you contain your excitement kids! I was super tired this morning, the combination of sleeping in yesterday (naughty and my own fault I know) … Continue reading

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