I spent several months backpacking through South America and picked up allot of useful information on the best way to travel this stunning continent.
Learning some Spanish is absolutely key to getting the most out of this place as many places I traveled to there was no one who spoke English. Pick up a phrasebook and don’t worry, soon you will pick up all sorts of useful sentences .
I traveled almost entirely by bus as planes were relatively expensive. Personally I found that bus travel was a relaxing and unique way for me to experience the countryside and I spent many a day reading a book and peacefully watching the world go by.
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Colombia is a country that stole my heart from the minute I set foot on the shores of Capurgana. It is extremely easy to Navigate and even traveling alone and with limited Spanish it was a hasslefree and enjoyable journey. Buses are king in Colombia and you can rock up to the central bus station… Continue reading Colombia
No other South American country on my travels would have the sweet innocence that I found in Bolivia, and no other country would elevate me to celebrity status like this little gem surrounded by its more affluent cousins. It is the poorest country in South America and it shows, and yet it had a spirit that… Continue reading Bolivia
Ecuador isn’t just the Galapagos islands, it’s the Amazon rainforest and Cotopaxi mountain. Its markets in Otavalo and beaches in Salinas. Its deep fried cheese and fresh ground coffee. Cobble stones in Quito and Canyons in Banos. Its everything you could ask for in a country and more. Images by BRJ and Mor
Ok it’s not all about Rio De Janeiro, but it really seems to catch the spirit of this vibrant culture. From dancing on the street to caipirinhas on the beach it really doesn’t get better than this!