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La Paz, chaos in capitals

Our first night came with a soundtrack that was now the norm in most South American capitals. Due to the government buildings being positioned 3 blocks away from our hostel, a protest moved right past our window. The supporters of Evo Morale’s opposing candidates gathered to object to the stalling of the vote count. …

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The Galapagos

Arriving in a place you’ve seen so well covered and narrated by David Attenborough creates a strange feeling, everything is completely new and yet somewhat familiar at the same time. The result being you’re still not prepared for what you experience and it feels overwhelmingly surreal to actually be there …

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Two weeks in Medellín

Exhausted and bleary eyed, the taxi journey from Medellin airport to the city caught us off guard. We knew little of the geography of the city before we arrived. Medellin is located in an almost circular, deep valley. Once the taxi comes over the surrounding mountain you get an incredible view of the lights of the city and you descend a seemingly endless winding road. …

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A weekend in Sao Paulo

A monster, São Paulo is home to 20 million fiercely proud paulistanos. We stayed in Villa Madellena and loved the neighborhood feel of the place. Low rise two story buildings in a hilly area with a high rise backdrop lend it a unique neighborhood feel and the limitless cafes, bars, boutique shops & restaurants would rival the offering of any city in the world. Add a sunny warm winter and it’s hard to beat. …

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Discovering Paraty

A scenic bus journey hugged the coastline as we left Rio and headed south. Fully reclining seats helped prepare us for a welcome change of pace in our next stop, Paraty. A small colonial coastal town set in a bay surrounded by islands and mountainous Atlantic forest. It is also famed for the production of Brazil’s most popular spirit cachaca, the main ingredient in Caipirinhas. …

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