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Hippie Markets

BRAZIL | Sunday, 29 Apr 2007 | Views [966]

By now, you may think that I have seen and bought at enough markets for a lifetime here in South America. However, anyone that knows me knows that you can never shop too much, and the allure of the famous Hippie markets at Ipanema was too much for me ... Read more >

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Day 79 - Buying Havaianas

BRAZIL | Friday, 6 Apr 2007 | Views [2852] | Comments [2]

I would just like everyone to know that you can buy Havaiana thongs (flip flops) here in Brazil in the supermarket. Amongst the aisles of pasta, fruit and alcohol are literally tens of different thongs of all shapes and colours! After visiting the ... Read more >

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Days 59 & 60 - Otavalo Markets

ECUADOR | Sunday, 18 Mar 2007 | Views [5010]

Otavalo is a town about 2 hours north of Quito, a must see in all the guidebooks. So on the weekend, my Aussie mate Linda and I packed a small bag and headed for the hills to see what it was all about. The Otavaleños (people that live in Otavalo) have ... Read more >

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My new Poncho

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007 | Views [3559] | Comments [2]

Is fantastic! I bought it today at a market here in Quito. It looks similiar to the one in the picture, except that its bright and multi coloured to ensure I look maximum-gringa style.  

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Day 33 - Shopping in Bariloche

ARGENTINA | Monday, 19 Feb 2007 | Views [4051] | Comments [3]

Hola Today I have been spending money hand over fist. Well actually, spending pesos hand over fist. I have been going a long time without buying anything, and today I cracked and started shopping. It wasnt a frenzy of buying, as ive been known to do ... Read more >

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Buying Shoes & Ice-cream

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Views [3081] | Comments [1]

I know I keep saying/typing it over here, but the South American people really are chico (small). I am constantly surprised how short people are (like I can talk...) but also how nearly everything comes in small portions or is made for people that are ... Read more >

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Day 2 - Sin Gas in Santiatgo

CHILE | Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Views [832]

Hi everyone Its now 5pm here and Ang & i have had a pretty good day. We started early by catching the metro into the city and started exploring. Santiago central is one massive mall that runs down the main street, lined with shops like mobile phone ... Read more >

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