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So… what is South America really like? (Part 2 – For Tourists)

  Transportation Travelling involves a lot of… well, travelling!  On our 36 day tour we took 11 planes, 2 trains, 5 boats, 11 long-distance buses, and a whole lots of mini-buses or cars to/from airports, ports, bus stations, and day … Continue reading

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So… what is South America really like? (Part 1 – Local Customs)

Food and Drinks  There’s food here for everyone, if you’re in a big enough city.  You can find Italian, Mexican, lots of Chinese, and of course, the local cuisine.  However, most restaurants have menus that include every meal under the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Peru (Continued)

  Cusco, Peru Cusco is a nice city and is easy to walk around (though it has a lot of hills). By this point the altitude was hitting me hard and I wasn’t able to enjoy the amazing food and … Continue reading

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Adventures in South America (Arriving in Lima)

Leaving Canada! – So we got no sleep the night before we left, like we were literally still packing 5 minutes after my mom arrived to drive us to the airport. But thankfully, we didn’t forget anything important! All our essentials … Continue reading

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