South America Travel Articles

 
Peru: Puno and the Titicaca Lake
Peru: Puno and the Titicaca Lake Travel Guide to Peru, including Puno and the Titicaca Lake.
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Dealing with Culture Shock – Peru, South America
Sharon Couzens de Hinojosa offers tips on how to reduce culture shock when in Peru.
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Buenos Aires: A Shopper’s Paradise – Argentina, South America
If you live to shop, you haven't lived until you've visited the superb boutiques and trendy markets in Buenos Aires. As an added incentive, Leslie Patrick points out the 17% refund for foreign
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Finding My Inner Hiker on the Inca Trail – Peru, South America
Finding My Inner Hiker on the Inca Trail – Peru, South America City slicker, Gina M. Larson, takes to the Inca Trail and finds what makes the Great Outdoors so fabulous.
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Alternative to the Inca Trail – Peru, South America
Whether for conservation or economic reasons, or both, the Inca Trail is no more the adventure it used to be. Overcrowded and strictly controlled, it pushes travellers to look for an alternative. For
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Amazon Riverboats Are “Never Comfortable” – Brazil, South America

Carl Boyer was reading Jean Paul Sartre's play, "No Exit," which described his concept of hell. Sartre got it wrong. Hell is the B/M Leão IV. Read why.


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Banana Porridge on the Road to Phuyupatamarca – Cusco, Peru, South America
Banana Porridge on the Road to Phuyupatamarca – Cusco, Peru, South America Graham Smart is transported from everyday Edinburgh mundanity to the Inca Trail - by a banana.
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Finding Che – Alta Gracia, Argentina, South America

Adam Jeffries Schwartz never expected to see Che Guevara's childhood home. He's not even a fan of Che. But going to that house, reading what he did, changed his view of the man.

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Trekking in the Jungles of Northern Colombia – Colombia, South America
Trekking in the Jungles of Northern Colombia – Colombia, South America Naithin Rogers books a trek to the the Lost City in spite of government warnings against such a trip. Read what happens to him in this dangerous, life-threatening area.

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Accidental People Smuggling in Paraguay – Paraguay, South America
Problems with border controls are familiar to most backpackers worldwide. Kristen Mahan works through the complexity of Paraguayan border control
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