South America Travel Articles

 
Livin’ La Vida Coca: Mountain Biking the Inca Trail
Livin’ La Vida Coca: Mountain Biking the Inca Trail It's estimated that there are over 30,000 km worth of bike-worthy trails in Peru, remnants of the Inca Empire's massive roadbuilding projects. Mike Brcic shares his story of travelling to remote Peru with two-wheeled steed in tow, fueled by coca and adrenaline.
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Sand Surfing in Peru
Sand Surfing in Peru Travel writer, Diane, explains the experience of sand surfing on the dunes in Peru.
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Touring Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Touring Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia Christian Celind tours Salar de Uyuni and encounters strange rocks, strange animals, and strange towns.
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Why You Should Ignore Everything You’ve Heard & Go to Colombia
Why You Should Ignore Everything You’ve Heard & Go to Colombia If you're basing everything you know about Colombia on what the media tells you, then it's time to listen to someone who's actually been there. Adam Seper loved his time in Colombia, and is here to tell you why you should forget the stereotypes about the country and book a trip today.
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The Most Dangerous Road In The World
The Most Dangerous Road In The World Going down the most dangerous road in the world by bike...Insanity? A search for the ultimate kick? Or trying the coolest thing ever? Christian Celind says it's all of the above.
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Making Friends with Street Vendors
Making Friends with Street Vendors You may never had any interactions with street vendors around the world other than buying something or trying to ignore them. But Dominic DeGrazier's time with some street vendors in Montevideo, Uruguay taught him that sometimes it's best to slow down and get to know them.
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Brazil’s Paradise Island – Fernando de Nornha
Brazil’s Paradise Island – Fernando de Nornha Brazil is a country full of places to explore, have an adventure or just relax and watch the sun setting. Anthony found all this and more on one tiny group of Islands 340km off the North East coast.
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I’ve been up the mountain and I had a choice – Huayna Potosi, Bolivia
I’ve been up the mountain and I had a choice – Huayna Potosi, Bolivia Huayna Potosi, a 6088m mountain 15 miles or so north of Bolivia's capital La Paz is often described as the 'most accessible' of any 6000m+ mountain. Michael Bonnet put this theory to the test and found it anything but accessible.
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Mate: Drink up the Culture – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mate: Drink up the Culture – Buenos Aires, Argentina When you visit parts of South America you'll surely notice that most people are all drinking a strange hot beverage. Rachel Ward found out all about it while going to school there, and tells us the deal here.
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A Desperate Vegetarian Goes to Peru
A Desperate Vegetarian Goes to Peru Helen Patrice hadn't eaten meat in 20 years, but now she was facing an iron deficiency and a trip to notoriously carnivorous Peru.
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