A weekend at Kruger Park

During our stay in Mozambique in November 2016 (most of the time working) we spent an entire weekend at the Kruger Park in South Africa. We drove from Maputo (Mozambique’s capital) to Nelspruit on a Friday after lunch – approximately…

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Visiting the National Reserve of Paracas

Paracas is a small port town, 270 km from Lima, the capital of Peru. It means “sand rain” in the indigenous language Quechua. It is the place to stay if planning to visit the Paracas National Reserve and/or Islas Ballestas.…

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Atacama – The driest place on Earth!

The Atacama Desert covers about 1,000 km of land and it is located between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. It is not consensual which places are part of this desert, but according to National Geographic it includes the…

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Paso de Jama – Between Argentina and Chile

Pasa de Jama is the northernmost road border crossing between Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 4,200 m at the border but reaching an altitude of 4,819 m in the Chilean side (route 27), 100 km from the border.…

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Quebrada de Humahuaca – the Argentinian Andean culture

Quebrada de Humahuaca is a narrow mountain valley located in the province of Jujuy in the extreme northwest of Argentina, having border with two countries: Bolivia and Chile. Pre-Columbian inhabitants, as the Omaguacas and Ocloyas, lived in this area until…

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Laguna Brava, an hidden gem at 4,000m

Laguna Brava is one of those places we will never forget. On the top of the snow-capped Andes mountains and almost in the border between Argentina and Chile, we discovered a blue salty lagoon surrounded by a dry golden desert…

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Hiking and driving in Torres del Paine

Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is one of the most spectacular national parks in Chile and of course in South America. UNESCO declared it a biosphere reserve in 1978 and it is internationally recognized as one of the most beautiful…

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Exploring The End of the World

Ushuaia is often referred to as “The End of the World” or “El Fin del Mundo”. It is the most southern city in the Planet (and of course the southern place of our roadtrip across South America)! Ushuaia is also…

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The incredible nature on the road to Ushuaia

After staying for 4 nights around Península Valdés, Punta Tombo, Puerto Madryn and Trelew we drove to Rio Gallegos where it was expected to do a car check up before continuing this trip. It was a surprising coast, probably because…

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