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AMERICAS 2005:

  • Peru: Peru Feb-Mar
  • Chile: March -> April
  • Argentina: April
  • Brazil: April -> May
  • Costa Rica: May
  • Nicaragua: May
  • Honduras: May -> June
  • Gautamala: June
  • Belize: June
  • Mexico: June -> July
  • USA: July
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    (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)

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    Tyke’s travel tips

    Tyke’s travel tips

    Tyke tips

    Here are some travel tips for those planning a trip to south america.

    1- NEVER ARRIVE AT NIGHT – chances are you’ll be making those gruelling 20 hour plus bus journeys, the last thing you want is to be wandering round a strange town with all your stuff at the dead of night.

    2- YOU WILL GET ROBBED – depending on your outlook, this may be funny, mildly annoying or a personal tragedy. Keep you passport and sexually integrity intact, these things are more difficult to replace.

    3- BRING A RUCKSACK NOT A SUITCASE – it may have handles, but I’m afraid that won’t cut it. Lima doesn’t have a Marriott, holiday inn, motel 8 or McDonald’s. Expect to get sand in your wheels and strange looks.
    my advice buy a nice purple rucksack (like mine :)).

    4- LEARN TO SPEAK SPANISH – better than waving your arms around, you can make friends and get yourself out of trouble, converse in shops etc. etc.
    it costs nothing.
    invaluable.

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    Passing into Brasil

    Passing into Brasil

    Have taken this picture at the customs office as we are passing from Argentina through to Brasil.

    It’s a mural, pieces of work by school children in a kind of star arrangement.

    Don’t know what it means.

    Spose thats the idea.

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    Muddy

    Muddy

    Met this kiddy in the mudbath in Pucon who told me the best place in Brazil was Florianopolis.

    Having reached the ticket desks @ BA and not having any other source apart from WOM from a German I met in a Mudbath in Pucon, I pass onto the bus for Florianopolis.

    I’m told this is a good place to hang out.

    No visits yet

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    Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires

    Am not going to stay in BA.

    Tommorrow > Florainopolis in Brasil.

    This is a lengthly journey, some 27 hours.

    Baraloche
    I know there’s so many other great places in Argentina Baraloche, Mendoza also BA etc. The weather is changing, it’s more or less winter down here.
    I didn’t travel half way around the globe to be cold and wet.

    I can do that in the UK.

    Brasil has the sunny climbs which I seek.

    Some other day maybe I’ll visit those approved gringo haunts and bring the bloggage to you.

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    Porto Natales

    Porto Natales

    Having spent a night in non-descript Porto Arenas, I’ve moved on to gateway to Torres del Paine, the Porto Natales, also in Chile.

    No visits yet

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    Boring Bus

    Boring Bus

    Have taken boring bus journey over to Chile.

    This should satisfy my curiousity for the place they call ‘Torres del Painne’.

    No visits yet

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