South America Awards

A few days after leaving and a little relaxation later, we can properly reflect on our 3 months on the continent. We figured an easy, informative and hopefully entertaining way to do that is via some awards! So, here's our own limited rankings of our experiences... Best overall experience Inca Trail. A hard, wet, hot … Continue reading South America Awards

Making a pit stop at the Iguaçu Falls.

Iguaçu, Iguazú. Portuguese, Spanish. Brazilian, Argentinian. The falls sit on the border, and in fact you can see tourists from 'the other side' too. We took a 17 hour bus (so much fun...) from Sao Paolo to the town of Foz do Iguaçu, the Brazilian side of the border. It was somewhat of a detour … Continue reading Making a pit stop at the Iguaçu Falls.

It’s not always sunny in Rio de Janeiro, and other things we learned in Cidade Maravilhosa

1. It's not always sunny in Rio de Janeiro! Our first two days were actually overcast and wet, which unfortunately limits your options in a city so focused on it's beaches and mountains. We did do a walking tour of the historical Centro though, which was well worth it. 2. Pay-by-weight food is a THING … Continue reading It’s not always sunny in Rio de Janeiro, and other things we learned in Cidade Maravilhosa