Baños is a small city in the Andean highlands of Ecuador under the smoke of volcano Tungurahua. Hemmed in by luxuriant green peaks, blessed with steaming thermal baths and adorned by a beautiful waterfall, Baños is one of Ecuador‘s most enticing and it’s equally popular with foreigners as with Ecuadorians, and is known as the adventure capital of Ecuador. The streets are lined with hotels,…

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The one and only “Bogota Graffiti Tour” runs a walking tour showcasing some of the best graffiti and street art Bogota’s has to offer. Starting and finishing in the La Candelaria going for about 2 and a half hours and run by an actual Bogota based street artist, it’s a legit tour if your keen on art and if not, walking the streets offer some solid photo snaps! So if you want to be exposed to the…

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A Flight with the Bolivian Army.

Every backpacker has one of those travel days from hell. This, is on a whole new level.

After our driver leaving 4 girls stranded in the middle of the poverty stricken country side of Bolivia coming back from the Amazon. We just managed to make our way back to the tour agency office in Rurrenbaque from our tour to find out the tourist company forgot to book our return flights.

Being placed on a…

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The rough Amazonian roads slowly deteriorated the suspension and car tires however we managed to roll ourselves into a small village, so while the driver was trying to sew the suspension and tire back on with some rusted wire that was found near by we went over to buy some mixers for our left over vodka at the local bus stop and left our non spanish amigo in the car manning the luggage for 5…

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My 6th wonder of the world.

In Europe all roads lead to Rome…in Africa to Mto Mbu…in Asia to Katmandu…in Australia to Uluru…in Antartica to Mawson’s Hut…in North America to Yankee Stadium…and in South America to the front gate of Machu Picchu.

I’ve made it!

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The salar is stunning, average tour company/guide, or not. It is like living through a David Attenborough documentary when driving on the harsh dry landscapes.

It is so remote, salt, dust, wind, boulders, extinct volcanoes lakes, thermal pools and a few flamingoes here and there.
It will blow your mind and if you are backpacking South America you have to put this on your to-do list.

However as…

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