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Uros floating islands in Peru

In Defense of the Uros Islands in Peru

While traveling in South America, I met many travelers that were disappointed with the Uros Islands. In this post, I tell you how to have a memorable time
Lake view near Bariloche, Argentina

Weekly Photo: The Seven Lakes Circuit in Bariloche

The Seven Lakes circuit --- near Bariloche, Argentina --- is a loop that takes you through a collection of unbelievable landscapes and pristine lakes.
Cartagena street art

Cartagena Street Art – Getsemani Rising

The working class neighbourhood of Getsemaní is the center of the Cartagena street art scene. Thanks to festivals like Ciudad Mural is attracting more artists
El Peñol in Colombia

Weekly Photo: El Peñol in Colombia

El Peñol, a huge monolith located 86 kilometres northeast of Medellín, is one of the most impressive sights I've seen during my travels in Colombia
The streets of Potosi, Bolivia

Exploring the Silver Mines in Potosi, Bolivia

While in Bolivia, I went to Potosi lured by the adventure of getting inside a working silver mine and ended up learning a lesson on empathy and gratitude
Climbing the Villarica volcano

Climbing the Villarrica Volcano in Pucon

The Villarrica volcano, located near Pucón, is one of Chile's most active volcanoes. Here's my account of the hike to its summit!
Congos at carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia

The Colours of Carnival in Barranquilla

Carnival in Barranquilla is the most important folkloric display in Colombia. It's also the second biggest in the world after the one in Rio de Janeiro.
Parque Arqueológico de San Agustín in Colombia

Weekly Photo: San Agustin Archaeological Park in Colombia

The San Agustin Archaeological Park is one of the most important archaeological sites in Colombia. In 1995, UNESCO Declared it a World Heritage Site.
Street art in Valparaiso, Chile: Defos

The Best Street Art in South America for 2013

It's finally here! My round up of the best street art in South America for 2013! With works from Stinkfish, Entes & Pésimo, Charquipunk and many more!
Shopping at the Otavalo market in Ecuador

Weekly Photo: Otavalo Market in Ecuador

The Otavalo market in Ecuador is one of the most famous markets in South America. Featuring loads of local crafts, the busiest market day is Saturday.
Orchids in Quito, Ecuador

Weekly Photo: Orchids in Ecuador

Did you know that Ecuador is home to over 4000 species of orchids? After a visit to Quito's Botanical garden I learned a bit about orchids in Ecuador
Me hiking to Frey in Bariloche, Argentina

My Top 10 Adventures in South America for 2013

A short list of my best adventures in South America, from climbing an active volcano to biking the most dangerous road in the world. Check it out!