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Holland again

Last Wednesday we flew from Buenos Aires to Madrid. After a bit of delay we got a flight back to Amsterdam from there. Home sweet home!

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Uruguay

Our last week (probably) here on the continent we spent mainly partying, relaxing, partying some more, and of course visit Uruguay! From Buenos Aires we took a (very, very slow) boat to Colonia, a sleepy, pretty little city only three … Continue reading

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Death Road

For those who were wondering: we survived the Death Road. It was an amazing 64 km ride. The first part was asphalt and very, very fast; we reportedly reached a top speed of 75 km/h! The Death Road itself is … Continue reading

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La Paz

After a long, long trip on Lake Titicaca we were finally allowed to get ourselves stamped into Bolivia. Our American fellow travelers Brad and Emile had some trouble; the Bolivian government apparently doesn’t like Americans and they had to pay … Continue reading

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Cusco & Machu Picchu

After almost two incredibly fun weeks in Lima we had to move on again in the direction of Bolivia. But first, we had the mandatory tourist stop in Cusco and Machu Picchu. Cusco is at a high altitude again (about … Continue reading

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Huaraz and Inka Nani

Based from Huaraz (altitude: 3000+) we did a lot of hiking to lakes, ruins, hot springs and random mountains. After a few day trips (pictures e.g. 1, 2) we went on a longer and more serious hike called the Inka … Continue reading

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Iquitos

So we didn’t actually go on that small boat to Iquitos, which was more than 150km away from Leticia, (that would be crazy; it was just a small April fool’s joke), but on a larger one called the Victor Manuel. … Continue reading

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Amazon

Today we arrived in Leticia, in the Amazon Basin, on the border with Brasil and Peru. The first thing we did after we found a hostel was buy a boat like this one. It was a small engine and it … Continue reading

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Medellin!

Tonight we are taking a nightbus to Medellin, where we will probably stay about a week before we leave to Santa Marta! Some pictures (from Bogota) will follow soon…

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Paddy´s Day

It´s St. Patrick´s Day today so we are going to find a pub with lots of Aquila (Colombia´s Heineken but much better tasting), maybe together with our Irish friends from the hostel which we met during a beer tasting session … Continue reading

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