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Auckland-Cars-Bus-Campervans

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | Views [1278] | Comments [1]

Auckland city how great does it feel to be speaking to everyone in English again.  After months of broken Spanish it sure feels great not to have to worry about language.  What I found out was that even the body language is slightly different in South ... Read more >

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Cusco the local life

PERU | Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | Views [1000]

Well we have been lucky to be staying in a hostel for 30SOL a night which includes a private room, hot showers and cable tv. This is for around 5-6 EUR for us both! So everyday after a long day having fun in and around Cusco we can relax to the sounds ... Read more >

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Inca Tours

PERU | Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | Views [1934]

Although it is relatively cheap here in Peru.  As usual the touristy things the `prices have skyroketted over the last 2 years.  Talking to a local, these trails were much cheaper just 3 years ago before the tourist boom. Prices vary widely, so I suggest ... Read more >

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Punta Arenas Info (Ushuaia also)

CHILE | Sunday, 2 Mar 2008 | Views [1142]

The city itself has 120,000 people.  It has a cute square plaza where people hang out in the day and couples at night.  It has some great old homes with the restored and original decor.  However other than this not much else to do.  Buying fresh fish ... Read more >

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Buses from Iguazu to Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 16 Feb 2008 | Views [1920]

There are three options: Semi Cama for 175 pesos, Cama for 190 pesos and the super cama (totally lying down) for 240 pesos. Trip took 18 hours. The Cama is good enough so long as you don´t take the seats in the last row at the back.  They dont go as ... Read more >

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Crossing the border Brazil to Argentina

BRAZIL | Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | Views [1602] | Comments [1]

We again took a local bus ´Puerto Iguazu´ which comes every hour (at the 30min).  This bus costs 3 REAL takes you to the brazilian border where you have to get off and you need to get you passport stamped to leave the country. Once this is done you ... Read more >

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Corcovada - "The Christo"

BRAZIL | Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | Views [1473] | Video

You are stunned as the mighty tall Chrsito gazes over the whole city in protection and hope.  It magnifies the glory of the city 1000 times more. To get there (from Copacabana Ave) catch a local bus 583 for about 25 min and ask the bus attendant to ... Read more >

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Amazonas Info

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | Views [1004]

Some tips for the Amazonas.  As I mentioned flights from Rio;Sao Paulo to Manau is 800USD return.  Pretty expensive. Some tips: 1. Coming from another country, fly straight to Manaus.  Then youonly need a one way flight out of the city to another brazilian ... Read more >

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Brazil-Rio Buses

BRAZIL | Saturday, 19 Jan 2008 | Views [2462] | Comments [2]

The bus system in brazil is really great.  It has great connections between the states and cities.  It is also much more reasonable priced than that of flights.  Ofcourse the only draw back is that the travel is long and can have traffic.  However the ... Read more >

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Brazil internal flights

BRAZIL | Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | Views [2423] | Comments [3]

Internal flights are quite expensive.  The main options you have are TAM, Varig and Gol.  Gol is supposed to be the new cheap airlines all over Brazil but the prices are not significantly lower than the others.  There was an offer while still abroad ... Read more >

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When it rains it pours!

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | Views [824]

Be prepared for the tropical sudden turns of weather in the early summer.  It can be 28C in the morning and all day, then it is common that the late afternoon/early evening turns nasty very quick to have strong crazy storms! We got caught in such a ... Read more >

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Rosarito - Mexico

MEXICO | Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | Views [779]

Well we got a great tip from Federico that Mexico is just 20 miles away from San Diego.  Talking to a few other friends that we made on long us trips, we found out that you can take the local tram (Trolley) blue line to Tijuana! So off we went for $3 ... Read more >

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Babies and Ipod!

USA | Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | Views [597]

The babies (cats) are at home with my parents now.  Michelle and her Dad picked them up (thanks!) and delivered them to my parents.  They are settling in very well already responding to loads of cuddles.  Milo I think recognises the similar voice my ... Read more >

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Trying to save money!

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Views [708]

well of course we are on a budget since right now we are not working.  In fact we are on the tightest budget!  So anyway, in trying to save money let me tell you some of our funny stories which worked.. then some that didn't work so well.... At first ... Read more >

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